Good sources of omega-3 fats should be part of a daily diet. Chia seeds are a concentrated source of alpha-linoleic acid (ALA), a common omega-3 fatty acid.
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Chia Seed Pudding
Marco Borges shared his delicious
chia seed pudding with us, and now, we’re sharing it with you! This pudding is
easy to prepare and great for a quick addition to your breakfast.
Makes 4 servings
1/2 cup chia seeds
2 cups almond milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon Madagascar vanilla extract
1 tablespoon maple syrup
Combine all the ingredients in a
blender and blend for one minute. Place mixture into mason jar(s) with a lid
and refrigerate overnight.
When ready to serve, stir well and spoon into bowl. Top with fruit.
Per serving: Calories: 109; Fat: 6 g; Saturated Fat: 0.68 g; Calories from Fat:
46.7%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 3.1 g; Carbohydrates: 11.3 g; Sugar: 7.01 g;
Fiber: 5.8 g; Sodium: 93 mg; Calcium: 205 mg; Iron: 2.7 mg; Vitamin C: 0.26 mg;
Beta Carotene: 4 mcg; Vitamin E: 5.1 mg
Source: The 22-Day
Revolution by Marco Borges
Please feel free to tailor Physicians Committee recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.