Chia Seeds: Nutritional Powerhouses
The nutritional benefits of chia seeds are so great it has some claiming that the seeds are one of the most nutritious foods in the world. Per serving, chia seeds have 5 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein, 3 grams of Omega Fatty Acids, 15 times more magnesium than broccoli, 6 times more calcium than milk, 3 times the antioxidant strength of blueberries, and 7 times more vitamin C than orange juice.
This Beetlejuice is not only fun to make, but kids will love how spooky the chia seeds look floating through the juice. Mixing just one tablespoon of chia seeds into your juice will turn a healthy juice into a superfood powerhouse brimming with health benefits.
- ½ lime
- ½ grapefruit
- 1 small beet
- ½ cucumber
- a few mint leaves
- for adding-in: 1 tablespoon chia seeds
Juice all ingredients together except the chia seeds. Place chia seeds in a glass and pour juice in. Stir well. Enjoy immediately.