Nutrient-dense and packing a ton of energy boosting power, chia seeds are tiny superheroes of the food world. Chia seeds are a super versatile ingredient that can be added to all kinds of dishes and beverages. Here are five different recipes to take you from breakfast to dessert, so you can get your fill of chia throughout the day.

1. Breakfast: Triple Berry Chia Detox Smoothie

Thick, creamy and naturally sweet, this delicious smoothie combines chia seeds with bananas and berries for a filling, healthy breakfast. Just one serving fulfills half of your daily fibre requirement and gives you 80% of Vitamin C you need to boost your immunity for the day.  

2. Beverage: Coconut Chia Pineapple Drink

With just three simple ingredients – coconut water, pineapple juice and chia seeds, there’s no excuse to not try this super refreshing tropical drink. All you need to do is mix the ingredients together and let the chia seeds expand for 15 minutes. Easy-peasy!

3. Snack: Quinoa Chia Seed Protein Bars

This recipe packs so much goodness into one convenient bar. With chia seeds, quinoa, flax seeds, almonds and rolled oats, you’d hard pressed to find a healthier snack that you can eat on the go. Bonus: It’s gluten-free, dairy-free and free of artificial ingredients and preservatives that you might find in store-bought granola bars.

4. Tea time: Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf with Chia 

This cake is so delicious you won’t realize how good it is for you. With lemon, chia seeds, coconut oil and yogurt, a slice of this loaf is warm, comforting and wonderful with a cup of afternoon tea. 

5. Dessert: Honey Lime Chia Fruit Salad Dressing

If you’re looking for an easy, fuss-free way to incorporate chia seeds into your diet, this is the recipe for you. Nothing could be simpler and more refreshing than this sweet and tangy dressing – perfect with your favourite fruit for a light dessert or snack