Crepes are sometimes considered difficult to make, but there's an easy way. It is almost too easy. This method that our chef uses takes just 30 seconds per crepe in the microwave to make and the results are fantastic and impressive! They're four ingredients to make, healthy, and fast! But, before we get into the simple basics of chia crepes, let's talk nutrition.
Organic Grains White Chia Seed are awesome! Here are a few facts you might not know about this seed...
Unlike their black chia seed counterparts, white chia can very easily be hidden in your lighter colored baked goods. It's just a pretty seed!
30-Second Microwave Chia Crepes
Salt| ⅛ tsp.
Organic Grains White Chia Seed | 2 Tbsp.
Vanilla extract| ½ tsp
Low fat cottage cheese or Ricotta| 1 cup
Liquid Stevia| 10-15 drops
Vanilla| 1 tsp
Honey Balsamic Glazed Spiced Oranges and Berries
Strawberries, fresh, sliced| ½ cup
Orange Supreme (slices without membrane) |1 cup
Raw Honey| 2 Tbsp.
allspice| ¼ tsp.
cardamom, ground| ⅛ tsp.
- Crack three eggs into a small food processor or blender.
- Add the salt, Organic Grains White chia and almond extract. Puree until smooth (this should take 30 seconds or less).
- Place a small 6 inch , square piece of parchment paper on the glass microwave disk or a flat, microwave-safe plate. Pour 2 heaping tablespoons of the crepe batter directly on the parchment paper and using the bottom of a spoon, gently but quickly spread the mixture evenly to form a small, thin circle about 4 inches in diameter.
- Microwave for 25-30 seconds, until the center of the crepe is fully cooked. Allow to cool on the parchment paper before trying to remove the crepe. This recipe will yield about 6 crepes.
In a separate bowl, combine the cottage cheese filling ingredients. Spoon 1-2 tablespoons of the filing the middle of the crepe and fold in each
Spiced Oranges and Berries
Combine the berries, honey, oranges, and spice in a small bowl. Top the finished filled crepes with berry mixture. Drizzle with high quality balsamic vinegar to taste. Sprinkle with additional chia seed if desired.
Estimated Nutritional Information: Yield 6 servings. 132 calories, 4 g fat, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.