Chia seeds make a great dessert and are high in omega-3's, so this is a delicious way to get your good fats... as a dessert! What could be better? It's also wonderful as breakfast or as a snack. It has the soft, chewy type texture of tapioca.
- 1/2 cup almonds
- 1 1/2 cups filtered water
- 16 drops (1 dropper full) of Stevia
- 1 tablespoon of Maple Syrup or Honey
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- pinch of sea salt (optional, replace with 1 teaspoon sumac)
- 1/4 cup chia seeds
Add all the ingredients except the chia seeds in a blender and blend on high until smooth. 30 seconds to 2 minutes depending on your blender.
Add the chia and pulse a few times to mix the seeds in. Let it rest for a minute and pulse again. Let it rest one more minute and pulse one last time. By now, the chia should be getting gelatinous and evenly distributed.
Pour this into a container and refrigerate, or pour it into several smaller containers and add some of the optional additions below for variety.
Optional additions: fresh or frozen fruit, banana, chopped almonds, cacao nibs, mint, etc.