Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

A refreshing healthy beverage used by the tarahumara indians in Mexico. This drink has become popular from the book "Born to Run". Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients and can be purchased from your local health food store or online. It may look odd, but it is very tasty. There are many variations that one can make of this drink, this recipe is very basic.


  1. Squeeze the juice of 1 lime into a large glass.
  2. Add the honey (or other sweetener such as sugar) use more or less depending on your taste preferences.
  3. Add the chia seeds.
  4. Stir in the water.
  5. Let the drink refrigerate and sit for around 15 minutes.
  6. Stir and enjoy.