This vibrant chia parfait tastes even better than it looks!
Perfect for breakfast, snack, or dessert, we’ve added our 100% organic pink Pitaya to provide a nourishing combination of antioxidant-rich Vitamin C, Iron, B-vitamins and fibre – with no added sugar.
Loaded with nutrients that can have important benefits for your body and brain, chia seeds are seriously impressive. Did you know they were an important food for the Aztecs and Mayans back in the day? "Chia" is the ancient Mayan word for "strength."
These tiny seeds are high in fibre, protein, calcium and magnesium, and contain a decent amount of Zinc, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Vitamin B1 and B2. Quick and simple to prepare, layer your colourful parfait in a jar and serve with fresh fruit or creamy pitaya nice cream.
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Pitaya Chia Parfait
1 Amazonia Pitaya Superfood Pack (defrosted)
¹/₄ cup chia seeds
³/₄ cup coconut water
³/₄ coconut yoghurt
¹/₂ tsp vanilla bean powder
2 tsp sweetener (optional)
Evenly divide chia seeds between two bowls
Add ½ cup coconut water, 1 tsp sweetener (if using) and vanilla bean powder to one bowl and allow chia seeds to swell
Meanwhile, add remaining ¼ cup coconut water, sweetener (if using) and 1 defrosted Pitaya Superfood Pack to the other and again allow chia seeds to swell
Once chia seeds have expanded (and liquid has been absorbed), add ½ cup coconut yoghurt to the ‘white’ bowl and the remaining ¼ cup coconut yoghurt to the ‘pink’ bowl
Layer chia in a glass jar, starting with the ‘white’ chia, followed by the ‘pink’ chia and allow to set in the fridge overnight
Serve with pitaya nice cream (optional)