chia seeds

 

What are chia seeds?

Chia seeds are the edible seeds of a flowering plant in the mint family.

 

Are chia seeds healthy?

Chia seeds contain all nine essential amino acids. They are also high in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and antioxidants.

 

How do I use chia seeds?

Chia seeds can be soaked in water to form a gel-like substance called mucilage. I like to add them to chia jam, overnight oats or chia pudding.

 

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Chia seeds recipes:

Coffee Chia Pudding (vegan)

side photograph of three glasses filled with coffee chia pudding

This coffee chia pudding recipe is the perfect healthy breakfast or dessert! Made super easily in one jar, with just 5 vegan ingredients.

Chia Jam

Chia Jam | Shivani Loves Food

A recipe for naturally-sweetened chia jam, made with frozen berries and chia seeds. This easy recipe is healthy and vegan, and ready in 20 minutes!

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