Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium.

Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the “good” cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke.

Eating once ounce of chia seeds each day would provide 18 percent of daily calcium needs, 27 percent of phosphorus, 30 percent of manganese, and smaller amounts of potassium and copper.

Chia Seeds Are Loaded With Antioxidants and Almost All The Carbs in Them Are Fiber

Read more about Health Benefits of Chia Seeds here

If you miss your morning porridge, this is the recipe you should try!

As many of you requested, I’m sharing a quick low-carb breakfast meal that doesn’t use eggs. Just like many other recipes on my blog, it uses chia seeds which are low in carbs and a great source of healthy fats.


Make your own Chia Cinnamon “Oatmeal”! Thank you for this one, holisticallyengineered



4 servings


½ cup + 2 Tbsp chia seeds

½ cup + 2 Tbsp golden flax meal

½ cup + 2 Tbsp finely shredded unsweetened coconut

1 Tbsp + ¾ tsp ground cinnamon

For one serving of prepared “Oatmeal”

½ cup hot water

2 Tbsp unsweetened coconut milk

Sweetener to taste (I use Swerve or use honey for Paleo)





Combine the chia seed, golden flax meal, unsweetened coconut, and cinnamon in an airtight container.

Scoop out ½ cup of “oatmeal” in a serving bowl and keep the rest stored in the airtight container.

Pour ½ cup of water over the “oatmeal” mixture and let sit for 3-5 minutes.

Add sweetener (to taste) and 2 Tbsp of cream into the bowl and stir to combine.

Top with fresh berries or toasted coconut




Net Carb Count*:

Instant Cinnamon “Oatmeal”: 2.76 net carbs (per prepared serving–yields 4 servings).

originally from:  holisticallyengineered

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