Chia Drink #4 Refreshing Blueberry Chia Fizz

*This Chia Drink Originally found at theChicLife.com*

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup, plus 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 4 limes, cut into quarters, plus 1-2 limes for garnish
  • 4 sprigs mint, approximately 20-30 leaves, plus top sprigs for garnish
  • 2 1-liter bottles of Pellegrino

Preparation:

Make the Blueberry Syrup:

  1. Add blueberries to a medium-sized pot. Mash with a potato masher until no blueberries remain whole.
  1. Add sugar and 1 cup water and bring mixture to a boil. Simmer 10 minutes. Let cool for 30 minutes to an hour in the pot.
  1. Place a mesh strainer over a heat-proof container (use a funnel as wide as the strainer, if needed) and carefully pour blueberry mixture into the container. Press all the liquid through the strainer using a spatula.Note: You can reserve the blueberry solids to put into a smoothie or oatmeal later.
  1. Cover blueberry syrup and let cool in the refrigerator.

Assemble Drink:

  1. Assemble drink at least 10 minutes before serving.
  1. In a cup, combine 1 cup water and chia seeds and stir. Let chill in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes.
  1. In a pitcher, combine limes and mint leaves and muddle (using muddler or back of a wooden spoon). Add blueberry syrup and Pellegrino.

To Serve:

  1. You can either pour the drink over ice in individual cups and spoon in some chia seed mixture or you can pour the chia seed mixture into the pitcher and pour over ice (either way, the chia seeds need about 10 minutes to soak up the liquids of the drink). Garnish with a lime slice and mint sprig. Enjoy!

Now you have a refreshing Blueberry Chia Fizz Chia Drink to enjoy!

 

Chia Drink #3 Delicious Hibiscus Chia Drink

*Originally found at motherearthliving.com*

Our Chia Drink #3, Hibiscus Chia, is most delicious. Please follow the ingredients and instructions below to enjoy a sip of your own efforts.

Ingredients:

* 1 tablespoon organic Hibiscus High Tea (or a mix of dried hibiscus, lemongrass, peppermint and orange peel)

* 1 tablespoon organic hibiscus flowers, dried

* 1 handful fresh or frozen berries, mashed

* 2 tablespoons raw local honey

* 3 to 4 tablespoons organic chia eeds

Preparation:

1. Make a quart of tea using the Hibiscus High and hibiscus flowers.

2. While the tea is hot, stir in the honey until completely dissolved.

3. Allow to cool in the refrigerator overnight.

4. The next day, when your tea is cold, mash the berries and stir them into the infusion.

5. Add the chia seeds to your tea and stir well.

6. Allow the chia seeds to produce gel for about an hour, or longer if you can wait!

7. Shake the tea before serving and enjoy cold!

Huzzah! Now you have have your own Chia Drink from the Hibiscus flower to enjoy.

Chia Drink #2 Strawberry Lemonade Chia

*Originally found at Nouveauraw.com*

Get ready to enjoy our 2nd Chia Drink at ChiaSeedsReviews.com.

Ingredients:

* 3 cups water

* 1/4 cup organic lemon juice

* 1 cup organic strawberries

* 1 tsp liquid stevia

* 1/4 cup chia seeds

Preparation:

1. In the blender combine the water, lemon juice, strawberries and stevia. Blend until the strawberries are liquefied.

2. Pour into a large jar and add chia seeds. Place the lid on and shake vigorously.

3. Place in fridge to thick for 30+ minutes. The longer it sits the more suspended the chia seeds get after shaking.

Check out our other Chia Drinks before the summer’s end.

Chia Drink #1 Chia Drink Fresca

*originally found at www.DailyBurn.com*

Chia Drink Fresca Recipe

  • Total time: 15 min

Ingredients

1 cup coconut water
2 tablespoons pineapple juice
1 tablespoon chia seeds

Preparation

  1. Briefly whirl all ingredients together in a blender (or shake well in a closed container) and let sit for 15 minutes for chia seeds to expand.
  • 87 cal
  • 2.5 g fat
  • 17.3 g carbs
  • 38 mg sodium
  • 5.6 g fiber
  • 1.6 g protein