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How to make chia water

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The chia seeds They constitute one of the greatest nutritional sources, with a high content of omega 3 fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus and vitamins, among other nutrients and proteins. All of them provide multiple medicinal and food properties Very beneficial for our body. One of the easiest ways to consume them is by making chia or fresh chia water. The procedure is very simple, keep reading this article and discover the steps to know how to make chia water.

2 hours Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 30 g of chia seeds
  • The juice of two lemons
  • 1 l of water
  • 3 tablespoons of the sweetener that you like
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The first thing we are going to do is put chia seeds to soak. To do this, put the chia in a bowl and cover it with water. Obviously in this step we will not spend the entire liter of water, only what is necessary to cover all the seeds, the rest reserve it for later. You will have to soak them for an hour so that they soften and grow.

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Meanwhile, take another container and pour Water That was left over from the previous step. Also, add the lemon juice and mix both ingredients well. If you don't have lemon, you can use lime juice, the result will be very similar.

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When you have mixed the juice with the water, add the sweetener and remove it well. You can choose the one you like best (sugar, honey, etc.) but you should know that the most used to prepare fresh chia is the agave honey. However, not everyone is used to using this type of sweetener and, therefore, you can use the one you have at home.

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When the time for soaking the seeds has passed, add chia to the other container where you have the rest of the ingredients, it will not be necessary to strain it because, as you will see, a gel will have formed. Mix everything well and let it sit for 10 minutes. You can leave it at room temperature or put it in the fridge, depending on whether you want the water to be fresh or natural.

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After the resting time, you can already serve it in glasses and, if you wish, introduce ice cubes so that it is very cold and decorate with a slice of lemon or lime. It is better not to strain the water and drink it with the seeds to preserve all its properties and take advantage of them. As you see, prepare chia water It is very simple and will give you all the amount of nutrients your body needs. You can also see our articles on how to make oatmeal water and how to make rice water.

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