What is Chia Juice and Should You Drink It? (Slideshow)
May 29, 2014
More than just creepy pet fodder, chia can be made into a healthy drink that boosts energy
I use one cup of coconut water — which adds much-needed electrolytes after a workout — but you can opt for plain water.
You can make Fruta Chia in a whole-juice juicer or powerful blender. This combination of fresh fruits, vegetables, and chia seeds is sure to give you a mid-day or morning energy boost.
Combine the powers of pomegranate, acai, and chia? You’ve got a superfood league in a glass!
Kombucha tea can boost your immune system. Combine this with the power of chia seeds and you’ve got a power-packed, energy-boosting drink.
Mango Chia Smoothie
This is a great beginner’s drink to start incorporating healthful chia into your diet. Flavorful, fresh, and delicious.
Sneaky Spinach Chia Smoothie
Trying to find more ways to incorporate healthy greens into your diet? Sneak a little spinach into your smoothie — the fruits are so balanced, you won’t even notice that the spinach is there.
Raspberry-Chocolate Chia Smoothie
Okay, will this smoothie completely satisfy your overwhelming desire for a pint of Ben and Jerry’s? Nope. But if you’re endeavoring to eat healthily, it can definitely help — this smoothie is delicious, fresh, and just sweet enough to curb your cravings.
Grapefruit-Basil Chia Smoothie
A perfect flavor pairing plus the bottomless health benefits of chia.