8 Healthy Chia Seed Recipes

8 Healthy Chia Seed Recipes

The chia recipes are concentrated source of calories. It is an ally in weight loss because it provides satiety and prevents the formation of localized fat. Also, it prevents and controls diabetes, avoids cardiovascular disease and regulates cholesterol. It also protects the brain and strengthens immunity.

You can substitute a tablespoon or two of chia flour in recipes. Make chia bread, cakes, pancakes, chia biscuit, or waffles.

Also when mixed in soups and creamy stews it enhances the taste and nutrition of food.

We have selected 8 healthy and creative recipes that are perfect for those who want to lose weight! Learn how to prepare them:

1. Chia Tropical Shake

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (200 ml) of coconut water
  • 1 small slice of pineapple
  • 1 small slice of papaya
  • 2 tablespoons chia

Method of preparation:

  • Beat everything in the blender and consume them.
  • If you want it to be ice-cold, leave the ingredients in the freezer for 30 minutes before preparing the shake.
2. Chicken breaded with chia

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium chicken fillet
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • Olive oil
  • Dehydrated herbs to taste
  • ½ lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Seed of chia to bread
  • Sliced lemon zest

Method of preparation:

  • Place the chicken to marinate for 1 hour in the mixture of 1 strand of olive oil. Also, dehydrate the same with herbs and the grated garlic.
  • Take the chicken from the marinade and pass it on the chia seeds mixed with the lemon zest to pat it.
  • Use marinade liquid to help to brown. In a glass baking dish, bring in a preheated oven to 180 degrees between 15 and 20 minutes.
3. Whole cake with chia

Ingredients:

  • 2 apples in shell
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup oil
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup chia flour
  • 1 cup oat flakes
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • ½ cup raisins

Method of preparation:

  • Wash the apples thoroughly, peel and chop them.
  • Bring to the blender the eggs, sugar, oil and the peels of the apples.
  • In a bowl, combine whole wheat flour, oatmeal, and Chia Flour.
  • Add chopped apples, chopped walnuts, raisins, and cinnamon.
  • Afterwards, pour the contents beaten into the blender and the vanilla essence.
  • Stir well and add the yeast. Bring the cake to the preheated oven at 180 degrees for 40 minutes.
4. Chia Pancake

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of chia in grain
  • 1 cup white refined wheat flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup soy milk powder
  • 3 cups and a half of water

Method of preparation:

  • Prepare the filling you prefer.
  • Suggestions: bolognese sauce, shredded chicken or cheese/palm heart.
  • Put all the ingredients in a large refractory and beat well. Use salt to taste.
  • Grease a frying pan with olive oil and bring to medium heat.
  • Add a quantity of dough so that the pancake is neither too thick nor too thin.
  • Turn so that both sides are golden. After removing from the fire, fill.
5. Banana foam with chia

Ingredients:

  • 5 very ripe and chopped silver type bananas
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 jar of natural skim yogurt (170g)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 Tahiti lemon juice
  • 2 egg whites beaten in the snow.

Method of preparation:

  • Hydrate the chia seeds in the water. Book for 15 minutes.
  • In the blender, place the bananas, yogurt, brown sugar and lemon juice. Hit well.
  • Transfer this cream to a bowl. Incorporate the already hydrated chia seeds and the whites into the snow.
  • Distribute in containers and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
6. Quinoa salad with chia

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds and 2 cups cooked quinoa tea
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 small green zucchini cut into cubes
  • 1 small eggplant with peel cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon shallow salt
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 pinch of white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Method of preparation:

  • Drain the water into a bowl and add the chia seeds and mix well. Let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, mix well the chia, lemon, salt, rosemary and white pepper.
  • In another Pyrex, mix the green zucchini, eggplant and onion cut into cubes.
  • Also, drizzle with 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt. Bring it to the traditional oven for roasting.
  • Remove from the oven after checking that the vegetables get roasted and mix.
  • In a large bowl, mix the cooked quinoa, the chia, and the roasted vegetables and serve.
7. Frozen yogurt and papaya with chia

Ingredients:

  • 650 grams of beautiful papaya
  • 2 cups of low-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • Sweetener to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Peel and cut the papaya, removing the seeds.
  • Freeze papaya and yogurt pots.
  • Beat in a blender the frozen yogurt and the papaya cubes.
  • The sweetener and 1 tablespoon (soup) of chia seeds.
  • Serve very cold.
8. Chocolate cake with chia

Ingredients:

  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar or honey
  • 1 and 1/2 cup of rice flour
  • 1 cup potato starch
  • 1 cup of chocolate without lactose or cocoa
  • 1/2 cup of sunflower oil or coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon chia seed
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder.

Method of preparation:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • In the mixer beat the whole eggs and sugar (or honey) until doubled in volume.
  • Add the flour to the water and oil and continue to beat it until you get the homogeneous mixture.
  • Turn off the mixer and add the chia seed and baking powder.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.

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