Orange Carrot Chia Fresca

Orange Carrot Chia Fresca

Chia seeds have been used for generations by the Aztec people in Mexico as a prized superfood. Today, chia seeds are often enjoyed in a light, refreshing ‘fresca,’ meaning ‘fresh’ in English

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Orange Carrot Chia Fresca


Fresh is the perfect way to describe this omega-3 packed beverage! Add chia to freshly juiced orange and carrot and the seeds will form a gelatinous coating within minutes, making it easy to get your fill of these nutritious little seeds. Two tablespoons of chia seeds will start your day off right by adding 10g of fiber to your daily intake goals!

Servings 2 cups
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Ingredients

  • 5 medium oranges
  • 8 medium carrots
  • 1 2" knob ginger
  • 2 tsp chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Peel oranges and roughly chop. Wash carrots and dice to 1” pieces. 

  2. Peel ginger. Feed all pieces through a juicer. 

  3. Mix chia seeds into juice. 

  4. Allow to sit 5 minutes, mix well again, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 

If you don’t have a home juicer, you can find both orange and carrot juice at the store. Just mix equal parts of the two juices and add a bit of grated ginger.

Mix it up! Try pomegranate & lime, apple & celery, or cucumber & lemon.

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