A nutritional super-seed...Chia seeds are an ancient South American superfood. Their very subtle nutty taste allows you to add them to absolutely anything that you eat or drink - helping to boost your nutritional, antioxidants and Omega 3 intake.
Check out the nutritional benefits:
Rich in Omega3 (higher levels than salmon),
High in protein (more than any other ancient grain)
High in iron (3 times more than spinach)
A powerful source of antioxidants (30% more potency than blueberries)
High in fibre (2 tbsp equivalent to 5 pieces of wholewheat bread) Gluten free
How to use Chia
Drink: Add a teaspoon of Chia seeds to a glass of water or juice, before drinking.
Sprinkle: Sprinkle Chia seeds on salads, cereals, yoghurt, even soup. Or add a sprinkling in your baking - great in bread, cakes, cookies and biscuits
Soak: A common way to consume Chia seeds is to soak them. Make basic Chia gel by adding ?3 cup of seeds to 2 cups of water. Stir, leave for around 10 minutes until it takes a gel-like consistency.