June Recipe Redux- the Chia project

21 Jun

hi peeps!

how have you been?

i’m here for the June Recipe Redux! Yay!

i apologize i didn’t make the May Recipe Redux- it was too hectic a month and..well. you know the rest of it.

but i came back for June Recipe Redux! and the theme is “Sowing Seasonal Seeds”.

No matter the season, a scattering of seeds can jazz up the flavor, texture and nutrition profile of just about any dish. Whether it’s a chilled chia seed pudding or a hearty roasted vegetable salad with a sunflower seed crunch, show us how you sow your favorite seeds in a recipe reflecting the season in your part of the globe. Thanks to Sanaa @Fit & Fancy for this theme inspiration.

now.

it is a little bit of story to make my recipe redux this month.

i decided i wanted to use Chia seeds. and as i was looking at recipes involving these beautiful seeds, i stumbled upon this recipe by Greatist- Tropical Chia Seeds Pudding.

it looks awesome..and delicious. so i went and made that- and took it to my cousin’s birthday party.

turned out- it’s not too much a crowd pleaser. it’s quite sour and not sweet enough (not even for me- who has a very low sugar standard!).

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so then the chia project went on.

second recipe i made (successfully, too!) is Banana, Chia and Maple Syrup frozen dessert.

and i’m content 🙂 so here is the recipe. this recipe is basically a modified version of Ash’s frozen dessert, which you can access here.

Banana, Chia and Maple Syrup Frozen Dessert

for 2

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3 small frozen bananas

1/2 cup plain greek yoghurt (i use Chobani plain greek yoghurt)

2 tbsps of maple syrup

2 tbsps of Chia seed (OK, i’m a bit crazy with Chia seeds here- you can reduce if you like :))

How?

1. Throw everything in a blender or food processor.

2. Blitz for 3-5minutes or until smooth (you may add a dash of soymilk or any milk you like if it’s too thick)

3. Top it up with chocolate sprinkles if you wish! (i did!)

4. Enjoy it nowww 🙂

IMG_4701Hope you like it!

If you haven’t already checked out Recipe Redux’s new website– please go over and check it out! and don’t forget to check out other’s June Recipe Redux too!

Until next time 🙂



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5 Responses to “June Recipe Redux- the Chia project”

  1. Jude June 22, 2013 at 6:28 pm #

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  2. Deanna Segrave-Daly (@tspbasil) June 23, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    Looks like I need to jump on the chia band wagon – I love me some banana and maple syrup so need to try this one 🙂

  3. dr barb, nutritionbudgeteer June 25, 2013 at 6:18 am #

    I like the ease of your recipe – fast for a quick pick-me up.

    • Dea June 25, 2013 at 12:17 pm #

      It is incredibly easy and we can have it any day..rainy day.. sunny day.. it’s delicious and healthy! hope you get to try it one day 🙂

  4. Kelly Sloan June 27, 2013 at 7:52 am #

    Sounds like a great dessert! I’ll have to try this one.

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