4 IMPORTANT steps to follow before purchasing: 1) Avoid chia seeds that were made in China. 2) Avoid seeds that are not 100% pure. 3) Certified...certified and certified! Always choose certified production - that is your best quality guarantee. 4) Cheap seeds = low quality seeds (possible GMO). Super Food, Smoothie Recipe, Fun Recipe, Chia Seeds, Health Benefits, Chai Seeds, Weights Loss, Food Fight, Chiaseeds
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Chia seeds! I throw some in my smoothies, soak them in water to make a gel base for smoothies, or soak in almond milk - similar consistency to tapioca but throw some fresh fruit in and you are good to go!!
CHIA Seeds contain more omega 3 fats than salmon, and more calcium than whole milk (which we don’t really assimilate well anyway from dairy, but that is another topic!), along with antioxidants. Chia seeds contain all essential amino acids, making them a complete protein. They also contain important minerals like magnesium and boron. High in both soluble and insoluble fiber, chia seeds also helps promote fullness, without feeling too heavy, and ongoing cleansing.
Chia Seed Smoothie Bowl... Serves One 1. INGREDIENTS: 1/4 c. almond milk (or milk of choice); 1 scoop chocolate protein powder; 1 c. frozen strawberries; 1/2 frozen banana; 1 tbsp. cocoa powder; 1 tsp. xanthan gum (optional – adds thickness); 1 tbsp. chia seeds (plus more for garnish) ; 1 large handful fresh spinach Blend everything save a sprinkling of chia. Garnish with chia.
Banana-Peanut Butter-Chia Roll-up: 1 whole wheat tortilla 1 ½ tbsp. peanut butter 1 banana ½ tbsp. chia seeds Directions: Spread tortilla with peanut butter. Place banana on the one side of the tortilla and sprinkle with chia seeds. Roll tortilla and banana until the banana is completely wrapped in the tortilla. Enjoy!