From baked goods to smoothies to our daily bowl of oatmeal, health nuts are adding chia seeds to many of their dishes throughout the day. These wonder seeds are known to be chock-full of Omega 3s, help lower blood pressure, aid in reducing food cravings and many other nutritional components. Now, chia seeds are showing up in an unexpected place: in cocktails! For your next summer bash, give your tipples a healthy spin with these alcohol-free and fruity chia cocktails.
Raspberry Mint Chia Cocktail
1 scoop or package Lemon-Lime Vega Sport Electrolyte Hydrator
¼ cup raspberries
4-6 fresh mint leaves
1 cup water
1 Tbsp chia seeds
Rosemary Gogi Mint Chia Cocktail
1 scoop or package Berry Vega Sport Electrolyte Hydrator
1 Tbsp gogi berries
½ grapefruit, juiced
½-1 stalk rosemary leaves
1 cup water
1 Tbsp chia
In a blender blend together all ingredients except chia. Stir in chia after and chill.
Recipes originally published on myvega.com.
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