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Blueberry Chia Dessert. A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert.Blueberry Chia Dessert. Have you heard of chia seeds? If you're a fan of Pinterest and food you already know how easy it is to browse recipes and come across some completely new ingredients. I found chia in this way but couldn't find it locally in France but you can buy online or easily get it in the UK. It is said to be a superfood, like blueberries are, in part due to it being 20% protein, but you can find many other reasons too if you want to google!   Blueberry Chia Dessert. A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert. The seeds are not unlike sesame seeds and swell up in liquid but still retain a little crunch. Blueberry Chia Dessert. A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert. I combined fat-free natural yogurt with blueberries, coconut powder and honey but you could use a tbsp of artificial sweetener too and leave out the coconut. I have to say that I love the combination of the blueberries with coconut, something I discovered when I made my Blueberry and Coconut Muffins. Liquidise until well combined and then stir in the chia seeds. Divide the mixture between glasses and cover and chill overnight. Blueberry Chia Dessert. A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert. At this point you could just eat them as they are as a really healthy breakfast but they can easily be turned into blueberry chia dessert with some extra garnish. Blueberry Chia Dessert. A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert. Put some dessicated coconut into a non stick pan and toast over a medium heat, add a layer of creme fraiche, natural yoghurt and top with extra blueberries and the toasted coconut. Blueberry Chia Dessert. A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert. The verdict? The seeds themselves are tasteless but add a pleasant texture so that it resembles a mousse. The taste is creamy, luxurious and fruity but not overly sweet. So what could be better than low fat,  with two superfoods, ridiculously easy and  rather delicious? I am already dreaming up some other combinations. How about you?
Blueberry Chia Dessert. A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert.
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Blueberry Chia Dessert

A healthy combination of superfood chia seeds with yoghurt and blueberries for a delicious breakfast or dessert.

Servings 2
Author Amanda Wren-Grimwood

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp white or black chia seeds
  • 100 g fresh blueberries
  • 250 g non fat yoghurt 2 yoghurts
  • 2 tbsp coconut powder
  • 1 tbsp runny honey or other sweetener

To decorate

  • 250 g yoghurt/creme fraiche/whipped cream
  • 1 tbsp toasted coconut
  • extra blueberries

Instructions

  1. In a blender combine the honey, blueberries, yoghurt and coconut powder until quite smooth.

  2. Stir in the chia seeds and divide the mixture between 2 glasses.

  3. Leave overnight in the fridge for breakfast or 4 hours for a dessert.


  4. Decorate with extra yoghurt, creme fraiche, toasted coconut and extra blueberries.

             

4 Comments Add yours

  1. junedesilva says:

    I am familiar with chia seeds & went through a phase of adding them to my porridge plus blueberries – very healthy!

    1. Amanda says:

      Yes! I do feel quite virtuous when I’m eating them. It makes up for all my other indescretions. Have you seen them in the shops here June?

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