Chia Seed Benefits + Recipe

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. How ever 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–recipe below:

  • Calcium
    Per ounce, chia seeds contain 5 times more calcium than milk.
  • Fiber
    Chia seeds contain 10 grams of fiber per ounce–that’s about 30% of the recommended daily intake.
  • Protein
    One ounce contains 4.7 grams of protein and contain all 8 essential amino acids.
  • Nutrients
    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.

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Peanut Butter Banana Chia Seed Toast


Slice of bread
Peanut butter
1 banana
Chia seeds
Optional: Cinnamon

Directions

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.

Enjoy!

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