DIY Chia Gel: Take Your Workout to the Next Level

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Number of Servings: 
20
Recipe Source: 

Deborah Orlick Levy, M.S., R.D., Carrington Farms Health and Nutrition Consultant

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds

Directions

  1. Mix the Chia seeds and water in a small, sealable jar.
  2. Shake for 15 seconds and rest 1 minute.
  3. Shake another 15 seconds and refrigerate until gelatinous, about 10 minutes.
Nutrition Info: 
  • Chia is high in fiber, has more calcium by weight than milk, and is high in a wide array of essential vitamins and minerals, such as magnesium and zinc
  • Chia seeds seeds are packed with heart-healthy omega-3’s and rich in disease fighting antioxidants
  • Chia seeds are one of nature’s highest plant based sources of a complete protein
Contributor: 

Deborah Orlick Levy, M.S., R.D.

Carrington Farms Health and Nutrition Consultant.