Two superfoods combined in one! Ideal for adding a fruity twist to a protein shake or as a special dessert.
Quick prep hint(s):
Perfect for adding to protein shakes or layering with a low-carb whipped cream for dessert. Can also use other berries in this recipe!
- 2 cups fresh ripe blueberries (250 gm)
- 3 T water
- 2 T Chia Seeds
- ½ c sugar substitute (sucralose or stevia) - optional if blueberries are super-sweet!
- ¼ t Vanilla Extract
Makes: ½ pint
Combine blueberries, water and ¼ c sucralose in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until berries begin to soften & burst, approximately 5 minutes. Add Chia and cook stirring continuous for another 10 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat and add ¼ c sucralose and Vanilla. Stir well and let cool. Will thicken as it cools. Transfer to storage container(s) and store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
per SERVING (1 T): 0.4 g protein, 1.9 g carb, 0.9 g fibre (NET carbs = 1), 0.6 g fat
*may vary pending brand of ingredients used