strawberry chia freeze {clean eating snack recipe}

strawberry chia freeze

 

strawberries are ripe for picking in my little part of the world, and strawberry festivals, strawberry shortcakes, strawberry milkshakes are abound.  just thinking about the warm sun making the little red delights all gooey makes my mouth water.

 

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i created this recipe as a quick afternoon treat for my hungry athletes (and their mama), and i think you could make it with just about any fruit.  it takes about three minutes total to create.  if you don’t have fresh-from-the-fields strawberries, just use frozen!

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this is the perfect snack for a warm afternoon, and i think it might make a great breakfast, too.  it’s a little thicker than a smoothie, so it is a treat to eat with a spoon.  if you want, you could top with slivered almonds to add a protein and healthy-fat punch.

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print it for yourself below!

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strawberry chia freeze {clean eating snack recipe}

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ice as needed

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to the pitcher of a high-speed blender in order listed, reserving ice.
  2. Turn blender on low and quickly process to high speed.
  3. Blend 30 seconds to one minute, adding ice as needed to create a thick, ice-cream-like consistency.
  4. Serve with additional fresh strawberries.
  5. Note: You may use frozen strawberries for this recipe, and ice may not be needed.
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    Strawberry chia freeze | Animeagain.com
    March 19, 2014 at 12:56 pm

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    Kayla Seah
    March 19, 2014 at 11:48 pm

    I’ve never heard of this before — thanks for sharing!
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      admin
      March 20, 2014 at 12:12 pm

      you’re welcome, kayla! i can’t wait to check out your chia seed water. i’m a chia water JUNKIE! thanks for stopping by to visit. let me know if you try this recipe!

  3. Reply
    Laurie
    April 6, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Loved it! Thank you for a new, morning smoothie recipe. Great way for me to use up the $1 strawberries from Aldi!

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      admin
      April 6, 2014 at 11:35 pm

      You’re welcome, Laurie! Let me know how you like it!

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      admin
      May 12, 2014 at 2:03 pm

      yay, Laurie! reminds me, i need to hit up Aldi this week. 🙂

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    Where to Buy Chia Seeds
    June 1, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Holy crap, thanks very much for posting this! It is going to be so helpful when I order Chia Seeds at the market! So Astonishing!

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    AREND
    July 19, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    Oh, thank you very much for posting this! It is gonna help me when I get Chia Seeds at the store! Very Amazing!

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      angela
      July 22, 2014 at 3:48 am

      Oh, Yay, Arend! Enjoy – it’s delicious!
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