Chia Seeds are particularly high in tryptophan, the amino acid precursor of our happy hormone, serotonin and melatonin, our sleep and anti-cancer hormone. Sprouted chia seeds and even more digestible than the regular seeds and are high in B Complex. I love having this as a breakfast, snack or dessert!
Apple-Cinnamon Chia Pudding
¾ cup homemade nut milk (see below), unsweetened almond or soy milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ cup white chia seeds
2 tsp maple syrup
Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and chopped apple
-In a small mason jar, combine chia seeds, nut milk, vanilla extract and maple syrup.
Homemade Almond Milk
1 cup raw almonds, soaked in water for 4 hours
4 cups of water
4-6 pitted soft dates or 1 tsp vanilla extract or scrapping of vanilla pod
-Drain and rinse the almonds. Transfer to a blender.
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