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Ramadan Suhoor: Avoid Dehydration – Chia seeds

Behalal.org Team

Ramadan is one of the best months in the Islam calendar, a super month, what better then a start using a Superfood: Chia seeds.

Originally grown in Mexico, the seeds were highly valued for their medicinal properties and nutritional value.

The chia seed is nutrient dense and packs a punch of energy boosting power. Aztec warriors ate chia seeds to give them high energy and endurance.  They said just 1 spoonful of chia could sustain them for 24 hours.  Chia means “strength” in the Mayan language, and they were known as “runners food” because runners and warriors would use them as fuel while running long distances or during battle.

Slow release, keeps you full for longer, high protein & full of essential nutrients.

Chia seeds absorp upto 10 times more water and are perfect for long days fasting as they help minimise dehydration.

Takes 5 mins to prep night before. Zero cooking. In the morning load it all up with toppings to kick start your Ramadan with wholesome, nutritious & seriously tasty, yom yom : )

Chia Seed options:

4 tbsp Chia seeds
250 ml Milk/Almond milk (Diary free option)

add more:
1/2 vanilla pod
2 tbsp Greek yogurt/Coconut yogurt (Diary free option)

Mix. Pop into fridge over night.
Take control:
Add the best nature offers us: Nuts, fresh or frozen fruits, banana, dates, etc.


How Sweet!
Dates cooked down in milk/almond (diaryfree option) ! Ditch sugar, sweetners stick to natural all the way.


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