Chia seeds really epitomise the concept of 'super-foods'. They are rich in fat-burning omega-3 fatty acids, and are packed with antioxidants and nutrients. Another great thing about Chia is that they are fibre-rich, this means they can help you feel fuller for longer.
Not only are they good for you but they can also be used in a plethora of ways! Here are our top five ways to use chia!
Chia is the perfect addition to smoothies. It helps thicken the liquid making it more filling. It also helps regulate blood sugar levels keeping you energised for the day! This simple recipe combines spinach, banana, mango, chia seeds and almond milk for a super filling breakfast smoothie!
That is right - chia seeds can be used as a direct substitute to pectin! This blueberry chia jam comes together in about 2 minutes and uses no refined sugar or pectin. Better still it is PACKED with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals! Have a look at the full recipe here...
When you add chia seeds to water they create a gel. This gel is the perfect base to create puddings! It allows you to create a creamy texture without adding milk or gelatin! Check out this amazing chocolate pudding recipe!
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