Chia Energy Bowl

Chia Energy Bowl

Chia seeds are PACKED with protein and omega-3’s! So even though this should really be entitled, “chia pudding”, I had to call it something that would reflect the power of this little seed. Athletes often use chia seeds before workouts for clean energy. I put chia seeds in my oatmeal every morning. Chia seeds absorb more than 12 times their weight, which make them gelatinous and perfect for egg replacements, pudding and pre-workout energy gels. Go here for 10 uses for chia seeds, some you may not have thought of.



  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla coconut milk
  • cinnamon
  • 1 nectarine
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup granola




  1. Combine chia seeds, coconut milk and cinnamon and stir. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Cut up the fruit.
  3. Once the chia pudding has thickened to your liking, add fruit and granola. You can always add more milk if it is too thick.


Nutritional Facts:

*Nutritional information is sans granola, since mine is homemade**

Calories: 278

Carbs: 39g

Protein: 6g

Fat: 9g


This recipe has 13.5g of fiber and is high in potassium and Vitamin C! It is an amazing pre-workout meal, you will have boundless energy!


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