Chia seed 'porridge'

    Chia seed 'porridge'


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    About this recipe: Ok, it's not porridge since it doesn't have oats but it looks just like it! Chia seeds expand in liquid and provide lots of crunch and texture to this filling, fruity breakfast.

    Serves: 1 

    • 30g chia seeds, about 2 tablespoons
    • 1 banana, broken up
    • 2 dates, pitted
    • 235ml unsweetened almond milk
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • salt, to taste
    • 35g fresh blueberries, or more to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Extra time:15min soaking  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Place chia seeds in a bowl.
    2. Place banana and dates in a blender; add almond milk, cinnamon and salt. Blend mixture until smooth and pour over chia seeds, stirring well. Let mixture sit until thickened, at least 15 minutes.
    3. Stir chia 'porridge' and top with blueberries.
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    I wasn't expecting this to be as good as it was. I was expecting slimy. It wasn't, at all. I made it the night before and left it in the fridge. The next day, cold, it was good. I admit, I heated it for a few seconds in the microwave to take off the nip (It's snowing outside, so cut me some slack :-) Warmed a bit, the banana cinnamon flavor really jumps at you and the chia seeds still give that bit of crunch. Don't think this is like tapioca pearls, it's not. Oh yeah, I added a drop of vanilla. Thank you Raw_Angel for convincing me to eat this.  -  05 Mar 2016  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    So delicious! Great breakfast to start of your day. It's filling and tasty, I will definitely make this again  -  19 Jan 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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