I recently started incorporating chia seeds into my diet so I wanted to share their benefits with you plus a recipe for peanut butter banana chia seed toast.
These tiny seeds may be tasteless but they contain tons of health benefits! You can throw them into your smoothie, overnight oats, or chia seed pudding. You can also sprinkle them on toast. However you take your chia seeds you can enjoy them knowing they’re packed with antioxidants, protein, essential fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins!
Here are a few interesting fast facts for you to read over as you enjoy your filling PB Banana Chia Seed Toast
Per ounce, chia seeds contain 5 times more calcium than milk.
Chia seeds contain 10 grams of fiber per ounce–that’s about 30% of the recommended daily intake.
One ounce contains 4.7 grams of protein and contains all 8 essential amino acids.
Per ounce, chia seeds contain 10 times the Omega-3s of an equal serving of walnuts, more iron than a cup of spinach, and about as many antioxidants per serving as blueberries.
Peanut Butter Banana Chia Seed Toast
Slice of bread
1. Toast bread.
2. Spread peanut butter all over toast.
3. Top with slices of banana.
5. Sprinkle on chia seeds with a pinch of cinnamon.