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Fruit Salad With Chia Seeds

4 servings

Source: Gloria Huerta, Food for Life instructor, Los Angeles

Chia seeds contain fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and a variety of vitamins!

About the Recipe

243 Calories · 4.7 g Protein · 7.8 g Fiber
Snack · Dessert
Gluten-free

Ingredients

Makes 4 Servings


  • sliced ​​papaya, seeded (1/3)
  • nectarine (1)
  • melon (1)
  • seedless red or green grapes (1 bunch)
  • Valencia orange (1)
  • gala apple (1)
  • mango (1)
  • banana (1)
  • amaranth (1/4 cup)
  • chia seeds (2 tbsp.)
  • sliced almonds (2 tbsp.)

Directions

  1. Cut all the fruit into pieces, except for the bananas. Mix well.



  2. Cook the amaranth according to the package directions if not puffed or precooked.



  3. Sprinkle with sliced ​​almonds, chia seeds, and puffed amaranth. 

    Finish by adding banana slices just before serving.



Nutrition Facts

Per serving:
Calories: 243
Fat: 3.5 g
     Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
     Calories from Fat: 12%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 4.7 g
Carbohydrates: 53.9 g
Sugar: 40.6 g
Fiber: 7.8 g
Sodium: 62 mg
Calcium: 78 mg
Iron: 1.6 mg
Vitamin C: 121.2 mg
Beta-Carotene: 3,636 mcg
Vitamin E: 2.2 mg
 

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