Organic Chia Seeds – 250g
Chia seeds are small but they pack an incredible amount of nutrients. Rich in antioxidants, minerals, a great source of protein, containing all 9 essential amino acids and omega-3 fatty acids. 100g of Chia Seeds contains more than 21 times the amount of Omega-3 than 100g of soy beans.
Chia Seeds are Rich in:
They help to balance cholesterol, they’re good for your heart, brain, skin, bones and have anti-inflammatory properties.
They may be new to the mainstream health market but these seeds has been known for thousands of years and staple of many ancient (and modern) cultures.
The ancient Aztecs saw them as sacred and used them in sacrificial ceremonies. The traditional Mayans believed chia seeds had supernatural powers, and they were used to provide travelers with energy for long journeys.
Today, the Mexican Tarahumara tribe, known for being long distance runners drink a mixture of chia seeds, lemon, and water… a drink called ‘Iskiate’ to keep their stamina up for long distance running.
When mixed with liquid they create a gel like consistency that is perfect for binding in baking or to make thick raw chia puddings and smoothie bowls. Simply hydrate them with coconut milk for a simple (and yummy) raw chia porridge.
Use in breads, cakes, drinks or delicious smoothie bowls…