A marriage made in heaven: Chocolate & Chia. Not only does one complement the other, but they both contain antioxidants and are just super nutritious.
Chia seeds contribute to good digestive health and are full of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are vital for healthy brain function. There is strong evidence suggesting that eating chocolate may help to prevent heart disease. Flavanols have been shown to lower blood pressure and make your heart, veins, and arteries work better.
This no-bake recipe is your go-to if you wish to create an effortless but impressive breakfast, mid-day snack or a healthy dessert that your kids will gobble up in no time.
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Overnight Chocolate Chia Mousse
This no-bake recipe is your go-to if you wish to create an effortless but impressive breakfast, mid-day snack or dessert.
1/4 cup chia seeds
1 cup milk (or milk alternative)
2 tsp cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
fresh/frozen fruits & berries, nuts & seeds, granola, peanut butter, yoghurt or whipped cream.
To garnish (optional):
Place all the ingredients in a bowl. Whisk well to combine, cover and refrigerate overnight or minimum of 4 hours.
When ready to serve, blend until smooth (optional). You will notice the colour change from dark brown to light brown and the texture will become more "slimy".
Calories 230, Carbs 30 grams, Protein 8 grams, Fat 9 grams, Sugar 15 grams, Sodium 65 milligrams