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Berry Fresca with Chia Seeds

Stay cool with this nutritious summer-friendly beverage

Berry Fresca with Chia Seeds
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A traditional Mexican drink, chia frescas are a great source of sustained energy. Not to mention, they’re super refreshing on a hot summer day. Blend well to make sure all the nutrients of the chia are absorbed.

This Recipe:
Skill Level
Beginner
Serves
1
Start to Finish
20 min.
Prep
15 min.
Ingredients:

•   2 cups water
•   2 tsp chia seeds
•   ½ cup chopped strawberries
•   ½ cup raspberries
•   1 tbsp fresh lime juice
•   1 tbsp raw honey or agave

Directions:

1.   Mix the chia seeds and water together in a bowl.

2.   Set in the fridge to plump for 15 minutes.

3.   Remove, mix again, and combine all ingredients in a blender.

4.   Puree until well combined.

5.   Adjust the sweetness if needed.

—Recipe courtesy of Jacob Mabanta, organic chef and co-founder of Love Grace

Related:   Quick and Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Pregnancy

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