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Chia seeds and powders can be easily incorporate into your diet. Chia seeds thicken water soluble items. For example, if you add the seeds to water, it will thicken the consistency of the water.

Yes, you can eat Chia seeds whole and raw as a snack, but you can also incorporate them into your meals. Chia contains two-thirds concentration of omega-3 fatty acid and also contains antioxidants and amino acids, Chia seeds are a great benefit to your healthy life style.

The most common way to eat chia is to first soak the seeds. They can very rapidly absorb a large amount of liquid, between 9-12 times their volume, in under 10 minutes. Chia won't alter the taste of foods when it's used as an ingredient. Chia has an extremely mild, slightly nutty flavor. When you add it to other foods you usually cannot taste it at all.

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  • Add whole seeds to granola or your cereal
  • Soak chia seeds in milk and mix through hot oatmeal.
  • Add chia seeds to juices (Chia Fresca)
    • apple, orange, grape and others juices
    • blend chia seeds into smoothies
  • Add ground seeds to hot milk to make a “porridge”
  • Mix seeds into yogurt or pudding.
  • Add seeds to pancakes and waffles
  • Soak beaten eggs with chia seeds for 10 minutes and make an omelet.
  • Mix the seeds, whole or ground through Nutella and spread in crepes or toast.


  • Throw some seeds into a stir fry (thinking sesame seed replacement)
  • Sprinkle seeds over a salad.
  • Stir whole seeds through cooked lentils or beans.
  • Add chia seeds to cooked brown rice
  • Thicken stews and soups by adding seeds.
  • Mix ground seeds in your meatballs
  • Add seeds to salad dressings
  • Add seeds to your favorite stuffing mixture
  • Mix with Worcestershire or BBQ sauce and brush over barbecued meats.
  • Soak in milk white chia seeds add to mashed potatoes
  • Sprout the seeds and use in salads
  • Soak seeds in an egg to bind a hamburger mix or meatballs.
  • Soak and add to garbanzo beans in hummus
  • Add to CousCous

Desserts and Snacks

  • Add whole or ground seeds to cookie mixes
  • Add ground chia seeds to flour when baking
  • Add whole chia seeds to a cake batter to make a heavy "poppy seed" like cake
  • Mix ground seeds with butter or peanut butter for a nutritious spread.
  • Add to granola bars when baking.

The Basic Chia Gel

Chia gel in a nutshell is hydrating the seeds and they become gelatinous.  To make this concoction, mix 1 oz. of seeds with 1 cup of water and stir to avoid clumping.  As time passes, the results will make about 8 oz. of chia gel.  In 10 to 20 minutes the gel will form.  It’s ready to use or wait a little longer and it will release more nutrients.  This batch can remain refrigerated and used as needed for the next 3 weeks.

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