I picked this up from one of the creative folks in the Vitamix Enthusiasts Group. Thanks, Diane! Have to admit it seemed an unlikely combination at first, but it sounds delicious.
Chocolate Chia Milk Shake
2 Tbsp Chia Seeds
1/4 c Lowfat Milk
3 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
1 Tbsp Hazelnut Agave (or any sweetener would probably work)
4 ice cubes
1. Stir chia seeds into cold milk and allow to thicken for a few minutes.
2. Add cocoa and agave to chia/milk mixture and stir.
3. Place ice cubes in Vitamix and add other ingredients.
4. Process on variable, from 1-10 and a few seconds on high.
I wrote about Chia Seeds back in July and suggested a number of ways of integrating these healthy seeds into your diet. Mr. Lazy Cook gives this one a big thumbs up.
I have used the Vitamix machine daily for over five years and recommend it highly. Lee Ann Savage is my favorite Vitamix Lady. You can find out more about using the machine as well as get a deal on buying one from her website.
Here are links for other blog posts I wrote on Chia seeds:
Chia Fresca – the energy drink.