How to make Overnight Chia
As we have been talking about this week, we just don’t have time. So, what could be better than having breakfast and not having to cook it. That of course is a dream come true. But I'm not talking about picking something up at a fast food place or when we are stopping to get our coffee. I'm talking about Overnight Chia.
What is chia you might be asking? Chia is one of the most popular super foods out right now. Chia seeds are full of energy boosting power. Chia promotes healthy skin and helps to reverse the signs of aging. It also supports the digestive system while promoting strong bones. Chia has also been linked to reverse diabetes. Chia seeds also contain essential fatty acids, vitamins A, B, E, and D, minerals such as iron, magnesium and Sulphur as wells as a great source of antioxidants.
But let’s get back to these overnight oats that we are about to make. Making anything from the night before and just being able to eat it is one of the best ideas known to man. Even more so, overnight chia is super easy and simple and you can make it as fancy or simple as you want. You can jazz it up or keep it plain. It’s all up to you and what you are feeling that day.
So, Let’s Get Started:
2 cups milk
½ cup chia seeds
½ tea vanilla extract
¼ cup maple syrup or honey (to sweeten)
¼ tea cinnamon
Any fruits or nuts that you want to use to jazz up your overnight chia.
Here’s what to do:
Mix together the milk, vanilla extract, and maple syrup. You can put everything in a blender to make is super easy or stir until fully incorporated in a bowl. Once everything is mixed up really nice add in the chia seed and stir. Then you want to add it to a mason jar or air tight container. Place in the fridge for one hour. After the hour give it a stir to make sure that everything is setting up properly. Place it back in the fridge and you don’t have to worry about it until morning when you are ready to eat it.
There you have it. Super simple and easy to make.
How did you make your overnight chia? What fruits or nuts did you add? Take some pictures and drop them in the comments below. HURRY …