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Have you heard of Chia Seeds?

Apr 16, 2012

They are our focus for Katy's Recipe of the week this week.

Here are some facts about Chia Seeds:

Just 1 Tbsp of these seeds contains 2g of PRO and 4g of Fiber.

150% of your daily value of omega-3 fatty acids (unsaturated fat found in fish), also contains omega-6; supports heart health and has been linked to lowering inflammation and joint/muscle pain.

They are higher in antioxidants than any other food group

High in fiber which helps lower cholesterol and supports normal functioning of the digestive tract

They can be added to yogurt, cereal, smoothies and baked goods.

When soaked in water, the seed swell and become gelatinous. Great to use as thickener in soups stews or an egg substitute while baking.

Stay tuned for the recipe of the week!

They are our focus for Katy's Recipe of the week this week.

Here are some facts about Chia Seeds:

  • Just 1 Tbsp of these seeds contains 2g of PRO and 4g of Fiber.
  • 150% of your daily value of omega-3 fatty acids (unsaturated fat found in fish), also contains omega-6; supports heart health and has been linked to lowering inflammation and joint/muscle pain.
  • They are higher in antioxidants than any other food group
  • High in fiber which helps lower cholesterol and supports normal functioning of the digestive tract
  • They can be added to yogurt, cereal, smoothies and baked goods.

When soaked in water, the seed swell and become gelatinous. Great to use as thickener in soups stews or an egg substitute while baking.

Stay tuned for the recipe of the week!

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