Classic overnight chia pudding has become a constant breakfast stable in my life but today I would like to share with you a new twist on chia seeds: A recipe for a nutty quinoa chia seed pudding.
Fun facts about chia seeds: When the chia seeds are placed in liquid, they expand up to 10 times their original size. The result is that you stay hydrated, it fills you up and your body is able to absorb all the good nutrients. It is even believed that Aztec warriors have sustained themselves from just 1 tablespoon of chia seeds per day.
Fun facts about quinoa: Quinoa isn’t a grain but actually a relative of spinach, beets and chard. Because it is mineral rich, gluten-free and contains all essential amino acids, NASA researched declared it the perfect inflight food for astronauts 20 years ago.
Quinoa and chia seeds are considered superfoods and mixing both provides a high-protein and nutrient-dense base. But don’t be fooled. Just because it’s super healthy doesn’t mean that it tastes bland. Quinoa and chia seeds combined ticks all the flavour boxes: Its nutty, slightly crunchy yet creamy and depending on your topping it can also be fruity and juicy. Convinced? Here is an easy and quick recipe……