Vegan Pomegranate Chia Agua Fresca

This might look like a normal drink, but it’s actually a nourishing cocktail loaded with detoxifying nutrients. We recommend this as a snack because it’s light, easy to make, and gives you an energy boost for those long afternoons. This is because of the dietary fiber in chia seeds, which helps your body to eliminate toxins, and also makes you feel full for a long period of time. Chia seeds also contain protein and minerals to support the detox capacity of your cells. They make a powerful pairing with pomegranate seeds by providing antioxidant protection thanks to their phytonutrients, which reduce the risk of cancer and also gives them that deep red color.

Vegan Pomegranate Chia Agua Fresca
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Vegan Pomegranate Chia Agua Fresca

Vegan Pomegranate Chia Agua Fresca


  • Yield: 2

Ingredients

2 tbsp chia seeds

1 pomegranate, seeds only

1 cup purified water

2 tbsp lemon juice

 


Instructions

Add the pomegranate seeds into a small bowl and use a pestle to crush them and release their juices. 

Use a strainer to remove the solid parts of the seeds.

Add the pomegranate juice, chia seeds, lemon juice and water into a pitcher, mix well to combine and set aside for 10 minutes, to allow the chia seeds to absorb the liquid.

Distribute into serving glasses and mix well before drinking.

 

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