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Chia Seed Lemonade

This recipe for chia seed lemonade (chia fresca) is healthy and delicious! The chia seeds add a fun texture to the water. Add a bit of sweetener to make it more like lemonade, or leave the sweetener out to make more of a chia seed lemon water. Both are delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Resting time26 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chia seeds, drink, healthy, vegan
Servings: 1
Author: Aimee

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • ½ lemon (juice)
  • 1 tsp sweetener (optional)

Instructions

  • Into a glass or glass jar, add the water. Then add the chia seeds and juice from half a lemon.
  • Add the sweetener, if desired.
  • Stir, then put in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to infuse and allow the chia seeds to plump up.
  • After 30 minutes, remove from the refrigerator and stir once more to combine before drinking.

Notes

Recommended sweeteners include honey, maple syrup, and agave syrup. If vegan, do not use honey.