Bought a bag of chia seeds, but not sure how to use them? These protein-packed gems are great sprinkled on salads, cereals and other common foods””but did you know you can bake with them? Stir them into smoothies? Or even add them to pudding? Try this simple recipe and see for yourself!
Minty Coconut-Chia Pudding
*For coconut “cream,” skim the thick top layer from a can of coconut milk.
1. Combine all ingredients in a clean jar. (Tip: I use my old almond butter jars!)
2. Cover and shake.
3. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog, or visit Mo on Facebook or www.macnmos.com for more “morselicious” ideas and tips.