Chia is high in fiber and packed with antioxidants, protein and Omega-3s. Reap the benefits with this simple, four-ingredient recipe.
¾ cup almond milk
¼ cup chia seeds
2 teaspoons maple syrup
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
Place chia seeds in container with lid. Add vanilla extract.
Add maple syrup.
Add almond milk.
Place top on container and shake. Refrigerate overnight (or at least three hours).
Eat as is, or top with fresh fruit or granola. Or add this mix to your favorite smoothie for a pre-workout boost.
Chef Nikki is the founder of Mostly Vegan, a health food consultancy based in NYC. Previously, she was the executive chef at the acclaimed raw vegan restaurant Pure Food and Wine. You can find her at mostlyvegan.com, on Instagram at @mostlyvegan or contact her via email at nikki[at]mostlyvegan[dot]com