This rich strawberry flavoured chia seed pudding is not only loaded with health benefits but is super scrumptious and easy to prepare. The texture is a cross between creamed coconut and strawberry jello, sweetened by none other than Quebec maple syrup.
As you may have heard, chia seeds have been coined a super food that – much like flax – can provide omega 3 fatty acids. They are loaded with fibre and contain quite a bit of protein so it’s no wonder that chia seed recipes foods have been popping up all over the blogosphere. Although this dessert is a “healthy” alternative to your average sweet temptation, you really shouldn’t eat it till the cow’s come home. One serving is more than enough to tickle your senses and satisfy your desire to indulge.
One serving provides you with over 30 grams of fat, hence why you shouldn’t over do it. That being said, these are considered good fats same as in nuts and avocados. Luckily the sugar count is low for a dessert at about 10 grams per serving. I am mentioning the fat and sugar content because often people see the term healthy and think that gives them an all you can eat carte blanche. This is a healthy dessert but dessert is meant to be a treat! So treat yo’ self the right way and grab those healthy perks at the same time!