Enjoy this delicious Sweet Chia Fruit Salad without putting on the extra pounds, and actually, you may even lose some weight.
Are you still craving some sweetness after the holidays? Enjoy this delicious sweet chia fruit salad without putting on the extra pounds, Actually, you may even lose some weight. Citrus fruits like grapefruit, pineapple, and orange help you fight hunger. Why? Because they are packed with fiber and water!
Sweet salads may not be as popular or enjoyed as often as savory ones, but in reality, fruit salads are the healthiest form of dessert, and so much better for you than having chocolate or something baked.
Adding chia seeds to the salad is like putting a cherry on top. These tiny seeds are packed with nutritional power. Of course, the seeds themselves taste rather bland, so you can add them to pretty much anything. Chia seeds are packed with protein, fiber, omega-3, calcium, manganese, and magnesium. Also, they contain hosphorus, zinc, vitamin B3, B1, and B2. These are all good for your skin, heart, weight-loss, and just overall health.
What do we need to make this recipe?
Pineapple supports your digestive system and give your body vitamin C.
Grapefruit is rich in vitamin A and supports heart health.
Orange promotes collagen formation and gives you fiber.
Kiwis support your immune sytem and are high in antioxidants.
Honey supports digestive issues and soothes allergies or a sore throat.
Chia seeds contain heart healthy fatty acids and fiber.
Easy and Sweet Fruit Salad with Chia
- ½ pineapple, peeled & cut
- 1 grapefruit, peeled & cut
- 1 orange, peeled & cut
- 2 kiwis, peeled & cut
- 1 Tbsp honey
- 1 Tbsp chia seeds
- Add cut fruit into a mixing bowl.
- Gently mix fruit with 1 Tablespoon honey and 1 Tablespoon chia seeds.
- Let stand for 3 minutes then enjoy.