Breakfast is one of the powerful moments in our daily life. Don’t laugh! You know it’s true. What we put into our bodies will determine how energetic we are during the day. Blood sugar cycle usually begins in the morning, presuming you were good with your food intake the day before.
It is of importance to the body to kick off the day with the foods that will sustain your energy level through the lunch time. That means we need to have some good balance of carbohydrates and protein. Pancakes won’t cut it, unless they have a huge amount of fiber. But things like puddings can!
This Chia Mango Coconut Pudding is rich in protein, fiber, amino acids and a great number of minerals and phytonutrients and fats to take our body performance to the highest level. Take a look what’s inside!
I love pumpkin seeds and freshly cut mango. As for basil, I just add it to create a mood to enjoy this pudding.
Chia Benefits for Skin
Skin definitely can benefit from regular intake of chia. Cooking chia is easy. Just take water, coconut milk and soak it for a couple of hours.
If you want to improve your skin’s tone and barrier function, eat CHIA!
Without doubt you by now know that what food is one of the key elements to improve, maintain and heal your skin.
Chia seeds have incredible effect on the skin’s well-being. Thanks to high content of Omega-3 & 6 fatty acids and antioxidants, chia drastically improves the function of the outer skin layer!
What it means for you is the following:
– Skin is better hydrated. When your skin has enough water, it looks plumper and lush and brighter, as the by-products and toxins are taken away on time!
– Skin improves its protective immune qualities. It means less intruders into the skin and faster healing of minor cuts
– Your skin stays younger-looking longer. The antioxidant activities protect the integrity of the skin on the cellular level
So, what’s for your breakfast, Beautiful?
Try adding Chia into your salads, sandwiches, making a delicious pudding topped with berries and fruit. Small quantities go a long way. Your skin will thank you with its glowing looks and healthy template for your life’s adventures!
Celebrate Your Skin with Chia!
This is the same pudding in a ramekin to show off the fruit pieces
and pumpkin seeds more lavishly.
Easy Chia Mango Coconut Pudding
- 1/4 cup chia seeds
- 1 cup light coconut milk
- 1 Tbsp agave or honey
Mix chia seeds, coconut milk, and honey together in a small bowl or glass mason jar. Let this mixture set in the refrigerator overnight.
Remove a pudding from the fridge. Make sure your pudding looks thick, and the chia seeds have gelled.
Top with fresh fruit, seeds or/and nuts, and enjoy immediately.