Chia Seed Porridge

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A simply classic chia seed porridge recipe created at the hands of the uber talented Jason Wrobel. Once your fresh hemp milk is made all that’s left to do is pour milk over the chia seeds, add the other ingredients and let soak until the chia seeds swell and the recipe forms that perfect porridge consistency. If you’re looking for breakfast ideas that really pack a nutritional punch this chia porridge is an excellent idea. The omega 3 fatty acid content and complete amino acid profile of chia, as well as their high fiber content, makes them incredibly nourishing and satisfying. This recipe also contains a generous serving of antioxidants with a handful each of goji berries, blueberries, and cacao nibs as well as superfood maca for hormone regulation. Breakfast doesn’t get much better than this!

Ingredients

1 cup dry chia seeds

3 cups fresh hemp milk

5 tablespoons coconut palm nectar, yacon syrup or agave

1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 2 fresh vanilla beans, scraped

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon maca powder

Pinch of sea salt

¼ cup Goji berries, soaked 10 minutes & drained

¼ cup organic blueberries

¼ cup cacao nibs

1 ripe large banana, sliced

1 tablespoon raw cacao powder (optional)

 

Instructions

1) In a mixing bowl, combine the dry chia seeds and hemp milk. Stir vigorously to cover all the chia seeds with milk. Stir every 5 minutes to prevent clumping. Add all remaining ingredients and stir until well incorporated. The porridge will thicken and reach its maximum volume in 15-20 minutes. Keeps for up to 5 days in a sealed container in the fridge.

Jason WrobelAbout Jason Wrobel

Jason Wrobel is a world-renowned leader in organic raw vegan cuisine, culinary education and health entertainment. He is a graduate of the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute and is nationally certified as a Raw Food Chef and Culinary Instructor. Hollywood celebs such as Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Piven, Robin Wright, Sigourney Weaver, John C. Reilly, Steve Buscemi, Isabelle Adjani, Oren Moverman and Russell Simmons have raved about his healthy, innovative and delicious plant-based creations. As a live speaker known for his empowering, passionate and comedic delivery, he has shared the stage with wellness luminaries and bestselling authors such as John Robbins, David Wolfe, Kevin Trudeau, Donna Gates, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Ron Teeguarden and Kathy Freston. His first DVD, Simple Vegan Classics, is an international bestseller and thousands of people worldwide have learned how to prepare easy and nutritious raw vegan foods with this entertaining and educational guide. He is also the host of Transformation Nation on YouTube, showcasing healthy recipes, lifestyle transformation tips and culinary comedy. He is also the host of the new TV show, How to Live to 100, debuting on The Cooking Channel in Fall 2012.

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