South American, Air Dried, 230g
Organic | Vegan | Gluten Free | Raw
Chia seeds are the tiny black seeds from the Salvia hispanica plant, a member of the mint family which comes from Central and South America. Purported to have many health benefits we're not allowed to talk about, we encourage you to do your own research if you'd like to find out more!
Used for millennia, Chia Seeds are neutral in flavour and swell up in water. Try them with lime juice and a sweetener, stirred into a glass of water for a refreshing drink.
When water is added to Raw Chia Seeds they swell up forming a thick gel.
This drink is consumed by the 100 mile Ultra-marathon runners from the Tarahumara tribe of Mexico:
2 tsp Raw Chia Seeds
250ml (1 cup) water
Squeeze of fresh lemon or lime
Sweetener to taste if necessary
Combine dry Raw Chia Seeds with water in a small glass. Stir. Allow to stand for 10 minutes. Add fresh lemon or lime juice and a little sweetener to taste.
Chia Breakfast Pudding:
Soak a couple of tablespoons of Chia Seeds in a cup of almond or rice milk for a minimum of 10 minutes. Stir in some mashed berries or chopped bananas. Drizzle with a little sweetener and enjoy.