Ismael’s Chia Smoothie

(Pseph via Flickr Creative Commons)
  • 1 small Apple (chopped) – peaches, pears or kiwi also work well
  • ½ cup Other fruit (fresh or frozen bananas, etc)
  • ¼ cup High fiber cereal or oatmeal
  • ¼ cup Raw Chia seeds
  • ¾ cup Fresh orange juice

Fill blender with the loosely chopped fruit. (so the blender is roughly half full. Add cereal (or oatmeal), and the raw Chia seeds. Extra cereal and Chia seeds will yield a thicker smoothie.

Fill the remaining space in the blender with fresh orange juice, and blend until smooth.

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You can drink it immediately, or wait for the Chia seeds to absorb some of the liquid. They impart a nutty, crunchy texture. (Servings: 1)

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350.15
Calories From Fat (9%) 30.54
Calories From Protein (6%) 21.78
Calories From Carbs (85%) 297.84
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0.00
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3.65g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.53g 3%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.38g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.13g
Trans Fatty Acids 0.00g
Cholesterol 0.00mg 0%
Sodium 6.18mg 0%
Potassium 1002.04mg 29%
Carbohydrates 80.10g 27%
Dietary Fiber 11.37g 45%
Sugar 42.49g
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g
Net Carbohydrates 68.73g
Protein 6.22g 12%
Vitamin A 513.50IU 10%
Vitamin C 108.54mg 181%
Calcium 85.11mg 9%
Iron 1.41mg 8%
Vitamin E 0.56IU 6%
Thiamin 0.28mg 19%
Riboflavin 0.20mg 12%
Niacin 2.32mg 12%
Vitamin B6 0.59mg 29%
Folate 87.25µg 22%
Pantothenic Acid 0.91mg 9%
Phosphorus 206.51mg 21%
Magnesium 80.08mg 20%
Zinc 1.20mg 8%
Copper 0.30mg 15%
Manganese 1.05mg 53%
Selenium 10.19µg 15%
Alcohol 0.00g
Caffeine 0.00mg
Water 358.02g

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