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  • 4 grams fiber in every tablespoon
  • Protein
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Antioxidants
  • Magnesium
  • May help with blood glucose control, weight management, digestive health, cancer prevention and heart health

Sprinkle or Stir

Chia into these foods to boost fiber, protein and antioxidants.

  • Smoothies
  • Yogurt
  • Pudding
  • Muffins
  • Applesauce
  • Soups
  • Oatmeal
  • Tomato or vegetable juice
  • Salads
  • Peanut butter

Grab-and-Go Breakfast

Fruity Refrigerator Oatmeal
Serves 1

All you need:

  • 1⁄2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1⁄2 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1⁄2 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries, or fruit of your choice

All you do:

  1. Add oats, yogurt, milk and chia seeds to a pint-sized Mason jar or 2-cup storage container with plastic lid. Stir ingredients together. Top with fruit.
  2. Cover and let stand in refrigerator overnight. Serve cold.

Nutrition per serving: 370 calories, 6 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 trans fat, 10 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 22 g sugar, 23 g protein. Vitamin a 6%, Vitamin C 80%, Calcium 35%, iron 15%.

Source: The Yummy life blog,

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