DIY Grape Chia Seed Drink

I haven’t always been health conscious but I find that as I get older the more I pay attention to my health. Not only because I can no longer stuff my mouth with late night pizza and not gain any weight but because health is so important (totally cliché but so true). I’m always looking for new ways to incorporate healthy habits, foods, and exercise into my crazy busy life.

On top of healthy relationships, exercise, and getting a healthy dose of Netflix each night, food plays the most important role in our health (my opinion). Not just any ol’ food, I’m talking high polyphenol foods. Poly-what? Just think colorful like reds, purples, & blues. Polyphenols are great for heart health.

February is American Heart Month and it’s never too late to start creating healthy habits and improving your over health. Welch’s 100% Grape Juice makes it so easy to maintain and support a healthy heart by providing a delicious beverage that has no artificial sugars and is made with high polyphenol concord grapes.


diy chia seed grape drink

I love drinking my way to health and I used to be a frequent buyer of those chia seed drinks but man are they pricey for a girl on a tight budget. So I did what any smart girl would do, google how to make it myself! 🙂 Oh and find a coupon!

This is such an easy recipe using only 3 ingredients, if you count water. I used 100% Welch’s Grape Juice, chia seeds, and water for this diy chia seed grape drink and it came out delicious!

**WARNING** You must soak the chia seeds in water. You can’t just toss them into the grape juice and call it good. Like most fruits, grapes are acidic and chia seeds won’t swell in an acidic environment. Trust me! I tried and I failed lol


  1. 1 cup Welch’s Grape Juice
  2. 1 cup of Water
  3. 3 tbsp of chia seeds (soaked in water first)

Don’t forget to grab you coupon to save on Welch’s 100% Grape Juice.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I did.

diy chia seed drink



  1. February 10, 2017 / 10:01 AM

    I have never had a chia drink before – but this looks SUPER yummy! I will definitely have to try it out! It’s amazing that it turns into a jelly <3 Thanks for sharing!

  2. February 10, 2017 / 10:26 AM

    I love adding chia to my green tea so this sounds equally awesome! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. February 10, 2017 / 12:21 PM

    This recipe looks amazing! Definitely a must try this weekend! Thanks for sharing!

  4. February 10, 2017 / 12:25 PM

    Fun fact. I heard drinking Welch’s grape juice prevents the flu! Going to add chia seeds for added benefit

  5. February 11, 2017 / 5:36 AM

    I’ve never had a chia drink before, but I should look into it because I’m definitely trying to incorporate more healthy foods into my life!

  6. February 11, 2017 / 12:39 PM

    This looks delicious! I have put chia seeds on many things but have actually never tried a drink like this! I defintiley will be giving this a go 🙂
    Katie Gibbons,

  7. Ruya
    February 12, 2017 / 12:38 PM

    I’ve never tried anything with chia in it before but this looks delicious!


  8. February 12, 2017 / 12:48 PM

    sounds yummy I love using Chia seeds they are the best!

  9. February 12, 2017 / 7:29 PM

    This looks so yummy! I love chia seed and need to try this out.
    Amy | Pastel N Pink

  10. February 13, 2017 / 9:16 AM

    super interesting fact about the chia seeds needing water to expand. I wasn’t aware of that! I also never thought to combine ’em w/ a fruit juice…normally I just put them in my smoothies, but this is a much easier way to work them into my daily routine! x, nicole // http://www.nicoleeigh.com

  11. February 13, 2017 / 9:18 AM

    Making your own Chia seed drink is the way to go-the permade options are pricy so I always feel guilty buying them (yet somehow I justify Starbucks daily, ha)!

  12. February 13, 2017 / 3:59 PM

    This looks so good! My fiance & I love these kinds of drinks and “treat ourselves” with them sometime! I need to make them haha, it sounds so yummy!

  13. February 14, 2017 / 9:05 AM

    I recently bought a jar of chia seeds but always forget to include it in my smoothies. I love the simplicity of this recipe – the less I have to do, the more likely that I’ll actually do it, ha!

  14. February 28, 2017 / 7:12 AM

    This looks so good and I bet it’s filling! I love chia seeds in everything!

  15. Lynn
    April 8, 2018 / 1:20 PM

    I know you said it’s only 3 ingredients, but where is the recipe for the ratio? I’m making myself crazy looking for that! THANK YOU!

    • Christine
      April 9, 2018 / 8:26 AM

      Thank you for pointing that out! My recipe card disappeared! I’ve updated the recipe. 🙂

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