The Power Bowl Recipe: Chia Chia Pudding with Berries

Britt Brandon is a certified personal trainer; a certified fitness nutrition specialist; and the author of many books, including Apple Cider Vinegar for Health, Coconut Oil for Health, The “I Love My NutriBullet” Recipe Book, and Infused Water. She is a competitive athlete, trainer, mom of three small children, and fitness and nutrition blogger at www.ultimatefitmom.com.

This healthy, berry-loaded bowl will give you an energy boost. From The Power Bowl Recipe Book.

Prep Time: 12–24 hours | Cook Time: N/A | Serves 1

1 cup blueberries, divided
1 tablespoon honey
1 cup Greek yogurt
1 cup vanilla almond milk
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
1 cup chia seeds, divided
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cardamom
1 tablespoon whole flaxseed

The Power Bowl Recipe Book

The Power Bowl Recipe Book

by Britt Brandon

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1. In a large glass bowl with a tight-fitting lid, crush 1⁄2 cup of the blueberries.

2. Add honey, Greek yogurt, and almond milk and whisk together until thoroughly combined.

3. Add ground flaxseed, 3⁄4 cup chia seeds, cinnamon, and cardamom to the mixture and whisk to blend.

4. Cover and refrigerate for 12–24 hours or until set and thickened.

5. Uncover and top with remaining 1⁄2 cup blueberries, whole flaxseed, and 1⁄4 cup chia seeds. Serve chilled.

PER SERVING Calories: 1373 | Fat: 73.6 grams | Protein: 54.7 grams | Sodium: 273 milligrams | Fiber: 66.5 grams | Carbohydrates: 141.3 grams | Sugar: 57.3 grams

POWER SOURCES:

  • CHIA SEEDS: filling fiber improves digestion and absorption of nutrients
  • GREEK YOGURT: calcium and magnesium improve reaction times
  • HONEY: natural sugars maintain sustained levels of energy
  • CINNAMON: rich antioxidants safeguard cells against oxidative damage
  • BLUEBERRIES: fiber prevents dips in energy levels
  • FLAXSEED: omega-3s support brain and muscle health

*POWER BOWL PRIORITIES
Cinnamon provides plentiful phytochemicals and compounds that stimulate the metabolism and act as potent antioxidants. The combination of these two elements not only cleanses the brain and bloodstream of energy-zapping toxins, but it also helps to prevent mental fogginess throughout the day.

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