Chia Pudding
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Chia seeds, a functional ingredient, are added to this creamy pudding to improve its appeal to health-conscious consumers. Health claims about this complete protein and the richest plant source of omega-3 fatty acids include reducing appetite, weight loss, lowering triglycerides, and improving blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes. So people with diabetes can also enjoy this dessert.

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Recommended portion size: 1serve

 Ingredients1 serve
Chia seeds10g, 2 heaped tsps
skimmed milk200ml, ¾ cup
Seasonal fruits40g, ¼  cup
organic Honey (optional)3ml, ½ tsp
Mixed nuts n seeds, coarsely chopped20g, 2 tbsp
Cinnamon powderA pinch



Soak the chia seeds overnight

Boil the milk flavored with cinnamon till it reduces to half.

Did you know? 

Cinnamon can be a healthy way to add flavor to foods, especially in place of adding artificial sweeteners or flavors

Stir in the fresh fruits, chopped nuts, mixed seeds, soaked chia seeds, and organic honey (if needed) to this creamy milk. Do not add high glycemic fruits like banana, mango, and pineapple, instead add fruits with a low glycemic index like apples, pears, oranges, plums, strawberries, cherries….

Serve cold.

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  1. Suri, S., Passi, J. S., Goyat, J. Chia Seed (Salvia Hispanica L.) – A New Age Functional Food. 4th International Conference on Recent Innovations in Science Engineering and Management. March 20, 2016.

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