This recipe is great for anyone on a low carb, keto or sugar-free diet! It’s way better than eggs and packs a nutritional punch! Because literally how many eggs is a person meant to eat in a lifetime? When you’re on keto or low carb, the eggs-for-breakfast thing seems endless!
There are plenty of nutrient-packed options when you’re on a low carb/keto lifestyle. And yummy too! And chia seed puddings are definitely one of them.
Chia seeds can be a nice additive to your dog’s meals as well! Just make sure to soak them in water or bone broth or blend them first so your pups don’t just pass them 💩.
Boost That Mind With Antioxidants and Omega Fatty Acids!
This fruit may be the most confusing to pronounce (say: ahh-sigh-eee), but it is one of the most powerful fruits that both you and your dogs can benefit from.
- Nutrient-Dense because of their unique nutritional profile
- Low in sugar
- Chock full of antioxidants
- Shown to have a possible anti-cancer effect
- Can help boost that brain function!
Who doesn’t love a good chia pet? While this seed is hopefully not making an interior design comeback, it surely is here to stay in the nutrition world. This little black seed is also packed with nutrients.
These babies are:
- Packed with potassium and magnesium, which is great for heart health.
- Chock full of nutrients like manganese and and magnesium that are important to us and our dogs (especially if they are raw fed)
- Very low calorie
- Low carb (good for keto)
- Full of omega 3 healthy fatty acids
- It’s also a powerful antioxidant! The antioxidants suck up all the free radicals that are just going to party town in your bodies.
- And as you guessed it, my FAVE… They help fight cancer! (Before cancer starts)
Ultimate Healthy Chia Seed Mug Pudding Recipe
Low Carb, Keto, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan
Prep Time: 1 hour for gel to form and 10 mins for prep
Cook Time: 0 mins
- 1 C almond milk
- 1/4 tsp chai spices (cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, etc)
- 1/4 tsp organic vanilla extract
- 1/4 C chia seeds
- 2 tbs organic dairy free yogurt
- 1TBS toasted plain coconut
- 1/8 C pecans to top
- sunflower seeds
- Handful of blueberries
- Handful of raspberries
- Mix milk, chia spice, and vanilla extract in a bowl
- Pour in chia seeds and stir. Let sit for an hour or overnight to form a gel.
- Separate seed gel into 2 small bowls
- Layer with whole milk yogurt on top of chia seeds
- Top with berries nuts and seeds.
- Rejoice in the fact that you didn’t have to eat an egg for breakfast (AGAIN)!
If you try this recipe, let me know in the comments below! I’d also love to see pictures, so tag me on Instagram @LifewithLaker!