Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Chia Coconut Ice blocks

by Lucy (follow)
Turn off the TV and tune into your own imagination. Enjoy each moment, allowing your creativity to unfold in the kitchen, craft space or in nature.
Healthy Recipes (297)      Vegan (122)      Gluten Free (118)     
This summer season, you can't go past this icy treat that's really yummy and super good for you. "Chia" means strength in Mayan language, which shows that the ancient Mexicans knew just how good chia seeds were for our health. They are packed with nutrients, are an excellent source of protein and even contain immune boosting antioxidants. These days you can easily find Chia seeds in the health food section of the supermarket and this recipe is simple and easy for anyone to prepare.



coconut chia ice blocks
Chia Coconut Ice Blocks


Ingredients

1 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey (optional)



coconut chia ice blocks
Sustainable Chia seeds


Step 1:

Place the coconut milk in a jar with a sealed lid, then add the Chia seeds and shake well. You can also add the maple syrup or honey at this point, or leave it out to maintain a more pure coconut flavor.



coconut chia ice blocks
Mix the seeds and the coconut milk


Step 2:

Leave the sealed jar in the fridge for about two hours, so that the chia seeds can absorb the coconut liquid - as if by magic, they should expand to four times their original size and become translucent and gelatinous. By this stage, you will have made a kind of creamy custard chia pudding and may wish to add some flavor, such as strawberry.



coconut chia ice blocks
Put them in the freezer


Step 3:

Spoon the chia coconut mixture into ice block containers and store them in the freezer until they are frozen. Enjoy your healthy Chia Coconut Ice Blocks for afternoon tea on a hot summer day.

#Gluten Free
#Healthy Recipes
#Vegan
I like this Article - 12
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Lucy
Look no further than your kitchen cupboards for some excellent chemical free make up options; beetro...
9 likes
Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a very easy plant to grow, and having some fresh leaves on han...
10 likes
Prepare this clever salad several days ahead for work, or to take on an outdoor picnic
19 likes
Millet is a staple food throughout much of Africa and Asia and it is very high in nutrients - the tr...
7 likes
This is a great way to get children to relax and have some nourishing 'down time'
12 likes
If you suffer from sinusitis, hayfever or other sinus related issues, then a gentle cleanse with a n...
16 likes
view all articles by Lucy
Articles by Lucy on Other Hubs
A Bon Bon Box is the perfect way to present a small gift to someone you love (like Mum for Mother's ...
12 likes
Here is a healthy option for Easter eggs at Easter time - with no chocolate involved! Scrambled eggs...
206 views
ID: 5757
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
These pear and oat muffins are easy to make and a tasty addition to increase fibre into your diet
5 likes
As a health-conscious individual, you probably care about what goes on, as much as you care about wh...
1 like
The type and quality of food we eat impacts our not just our health but our fatigue levels
5 likes
I love making banana bread and finding ways involve the kids in the kitchen too
5 likes
People all around the world know how beneficial spinach can be
2 likes
Do you struggle with procrastination? If you are like the majority of people, the answer is probabl...
5 likes
Celery is a delicious crunchy vegetable that is unappetising when limp
5 likes
Did you know if you are not exfoliating, your skin is not as healthy as it could be? Exfoliating ...
6 likes
Canít sleep? You are not alone
5 likes
Categories
Nutrition (269)
Vegan (122)
Skin Care (101)
How To (64)
Lists (61)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version