Eating this chia parfait is like winning the antioxidant and high-fibre lottery. It contains blueberries which have the highest antioxidant capacity of all commonly consumed fruits and vegetables whereas the benefits of chia seeds are endless. Their benefits include supporting the heart and digestive system, building stronger bones and muscles, helping to keep your blood sugar stable and can also help with weight loss.
Did you know that Chia means ’strength‘ in the Mayan language? Aztecs and Mayans prized them for their ability to provide sustainable energy! So eat up this pretty and delicious breakfast to do your body good.
INGREDIENTS (makes two jars):
For the Chia Pudding:
- 1 cup chia seeds
- 4 cups almond milk
- 1 cup blueberries
- 2 tsp pink pitaya powder (optional)
For the Nicecream:
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 fresh banana
- 1 cup frozen cauliflower
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup canned coconut milk
Put chia seeds and almond milk in a small bowl and give it a very quick stir, until everything is well combined. Let it sit for about 10 min.
Blend blueberries and mix with the chia pudding.
For the Nicecream put all the ingredients in your blender and mix until you get a smooth texture.
Now layer your chia pudding and nice cream with some homemade buckwheat granola et voilá – done!