Detoxify with Chia Seed Bowl

By Nmami Agarwal     28-Jun 2018

Detoxify with Chia Seed Bowl

Detox! This word brings an image of intense juice cleansing diet that will starve you. But no need to worry when we say detox, we talk about refocusing the mind, body, taste and palate that does not mean restricting all food groups from the diet. So here we have a healthy chia seed bowl topped with seasonal fruits and nuts which is a perfect, easiest, no-cook, to-go breakfast in a bowl.

Nutritional benefits: This healthy bowl consist of chia seeds which is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, iron and calcium, nuts like almond and raisins that helps in controlling weight, diabetes and are good for your heart. This dish also includes fruits such as apple, which is rich in antioxidants, fiber and blueberries rich in fiber, folate, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6 that help in reducing the total amount of cholesterol in the blood, cure diabetes and prevents cancer.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of Chia Seeds
  • 200 ml of milk
  • 5-6 raisins
  • 4-5 almonds
  • 25g apple
  • 25g blueberry

Serving: 1

Calories: 170-173 kcal

Method

  • Soak chia seeds in milk for 5-10 minutes in a bowl.
  • Add raisins, almonds, apple, blueberry to it. Mix it well.
  • Cover and put this mixture in refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.

Over to you:

Detox dishes are helpful in getting rid of all the toxins from the body and is helpful for weight management, immunity, gives you clearer skin, shiny hair. So, if you want to detoxify your body after a vacation or a week of junk eating, then this dish is the perfect way to take a break and get rid of all the toxins.

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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