Blueberry Chia Dessert

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

             

10 thoughts on “Blueberry Chia Dessert

    1. 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?

  1. I’ve yet to try chia seeds, just like France they are not common here in rural Hungary and I avoid buying food stuffs online if I can help it. Loving the blueberry flavours and colours in this recipe.

    1. Thanks Brian. It’s one of those items that haven’t made it to rural France either so I picked it up on a UK visit. They have a slight crunch that is good and seem to love fruits. It’s a great one to experiment with!

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