How to Make The Chia Seed Smoothie

A Chia Seed Smoothie - not something I hear roll off peoples tongue all the time - but I'm hoping to change that with this gorgeous smoothie, packed full of goodness. Nutrient-rich chia seeds, these little powerhouses are packed with protein, fibre and antioxidants, making them the perfect addition to your daily smoothie routine. Not only do they add a boost of nutrition, but they also create a deliciously creamy texture that will have you coming back for more.

So, whether you're a smoothie enthusiast or just looking for an easy way to up your nutrient intake, chia seeds are here to help. Get ready to transform your smoothies into a nourishing treat that will leave you feeling energized and satisfied. Let's get blending!

Serving Suggestions:

  • Blend in a tablespoon of nut butter like peanut or almond butter for added creaminess and flavour.
  • Top the smoothie with a sprinkle of granola or chopped nuts for added crunch and texture.
  • Garnish with fresh berries for an extra touch of sweetness.
  • Serve the smoothie as a refreshing and nutritious breakfast or snack option on a hot summer day.

Ingredients needed:

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries (or any frozen berry)
  • 1 banana (not frozen - preferably room temperature)
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ¾ cup milk (or almond milk or oat milk)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 ½ tablespoons maple syrup or honey
  • ½ cup ice


  • In a blender, combine all ingredients, breaking the banana into pieces.
  • Stop and scrape down the sides as needed to make sure the mixture is creamy and frothy.
  • Serve with a strawberry garnish, if desired.
  • Store in a covered jar in the refrigerator for one day or serve immediately.

Benefits of the Ingredients:

  • Chia Seeds: Chia seeds are high in fibre, providing 11 grams in just 2 tablespoons. They also contain protein, antioxidants, and essential omega-3 fatty acids. Chia seeds help promote digestion, regulate blood sugar levels, and support heart health.
  • Strawberries: Strawberries are rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber. They have anti-inflammatory properties and may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, improve heart health, and support healthy skin.
  • Bananas: Bananas are a great source of potassium, vitamin B6, and dietary fiber. They provide natural energy, support heart health, aid digestion, and are beneficial for maintaining healthy blood pressure levels.
  • Greek Yogurt: Greek yogurt is a good source of protein, calcium, and probiotics. It helps support healthy digestion, strengthens bones, aids in weight management, and improves overall gut health.
  • Milk (2% or non-dairy options): Milk provides calcium, vitamin D, and protein. It supports bone health, promotes muscle growth and repair, and provides essential nutrients. Non-dairy options like oat milk or almond milk are suitable alternatives for those with lactose intolerance or following a vegan diet.

Top Tips:

  • Storing your chia seeds - keep them in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, such as a pantry or cupboard.
  • Avoid exposing Chia Seeds to direct sunlight or heat, as this can affect their quality.
  • Experiment with different ingredients to suit your taste buds and let us know what concoctions you come up with.