Chia – What is it?

Chia is a small seed native to Mexico and Guatemala. It is a good source of fibre and even has some protein and omega-3 benefits. A tip to enjoy chia is in the form of pudding.


Here are a few suggestions to get you started…


o   Unsweetened vanilla almond milk soaked chia, blended with a banana, some cocoa, dates, and a tablespoon of natural peanut butter.

o   Skim milk soaked chia, topped with cinnamon, nutmeg, and raisins

o   Almond milk soaked chia, topped with nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios) and fresh blueberries and toasted coconut.

o   Soak overnight one cup of liquid for every three tablespoons of chia seeds in the fridge. In the morning add your favorite tree nuts and fruits.

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