Strawberry Almond Chia Parfaits

By Jeanie Pham


Strawberry Almond Chia Parfaits


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups almond milk 
  • 6 frozen strawberries 
  • ½ tsp. maca powder 
  • ½ tsp. chaga powder 
  • 6 tbsp. chia seeds 
  • Non-dairy yogurt for layering 
  • To garnish: fresh and/or freeze-dried strawberries and shaved almond

Method:

1. Add almond milk, frozen strawberries, maca and chaga powders to a high-speed blender. Blend for 45 seconds or until well mixed.


2. Pour contents of the blender into an airtight container. Whisk in chia seeds for 2-3 minutes. Cover and refrigerate overnight, or for at least 2-3 hours


3. Using a spoon, layer the chia seed pudding and dairy-free yogurt. Top with strawberries and shaved almonds if desired. Enjoy!


[Note: you can double the recipe to make a large batch of chia pudding that will stay fresh in your refrigerator for up to 3 days.]

Benefits:

  • Maca (adaptogen) - Energy + mood boost
  • Chaga (adaptogen) - Immune system boost, decrease inflammation, slow the aging process
  • Chia Seeds - High protein content, rich in Omega-3 + antioxidants
  • Strawberries - Brain function + immune system boost, anti-aging
  • Almond milk - Reduces blood pressure, maintains healthy heart, anti-cancer properties

 

Recipe by Casey Barbles