Chia Seed Breakfast (Recipe)

Serves 1


1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
2 tablespoons whole chia seeds
2 tablespoons old fashioned oats
1/2 banana, sliced
1/2 cup fresh blueberries or frozen, thawed


In a bowl, mix together non-dairy milk, chia seeds, and oats. Let mixture sit for 10 minutes. (For an on-the-run breakfast, make the night before and store in the refrigerator)

Stir in blueberries and banana. Add additional non-dairy milk if desired to adjust consistency.

Per serving:

Calories 293
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrates 46 g
Sugars 19 g
Total Fat 9.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 67 mg
Fiber 12.1 g
Beta-Carotene 39 ug
Vitamin C 7 mg
Calcium 166 mg
Iron 5.1 mg
Folate 39 ug
Magnesium 117 mg
Potassium 479 mg
Zinc 1.2 mg
Selenium 17.6 ug

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Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, seven-time New York Times best-selling author and internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing. He specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional methods.
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