Almond Chia Yogurt
Preparation + Design + Photography by Monika Serwa.
Almond Chia Yogurt Serves 2-3
1/2 C Almonds, soaked 8 hrs, rinsed, drained well
1 Coconut, Meat & Water
1/2 t Probiotic, or 1 capsule
4 T Chia Seeds
1 T Raw Honey
1/2 C Fresh Berries, any kind
1/2 C either Fresh Mango, Persimmon, Peaches, Nectarine wedges
1/4 t Organic Vanilla Extract or Ground Vanilla
Optional: 1 T Raw Carob Powder, to sprinkle on top
Blend almonds, coconut meat and coconut water until smooth. Add probiotic and blend to mix. Add chia seeds and mix just to stir. Keep it in a ceramic bowl covered at room temperature for 2-4 hrs, depending on season (less time for hot days), then move to fridge. Makes about 2-3 portions. This is your yogurt or porridge base. Keep this in the fridge for easy breakfast or dessert options for up to 3 days.
To serve: Add about 1/2 cup of this mixture to a soup bowl. Add honey and vanilla, stir well. Add fresh fruit and berries. Sprinkle with Carob Powder and enjoy.