Saturday, April 13, 2013

Mi Bella Chia



Chia Seeds Being Soaked
Chia is one of the superfoods that has become ubiquitous.  This amazing seed can be used for so many purposes and has tremendous benefits:

     1.     Highest plant source of Omega-3’s.  Chia seeds have more omega 3’s than salmon!

2.     More calcium than 2% milk

3.     High in fiber – even more than flax seed.

4.     Boosts your stamina – the Aztecs warriors used to take them.

5.     Use it as an egg replacer (soak 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds to ½ cup of water).

6.     Did I mention weight loss?  Chia seeds keep you fuller longer and control food cravings.

7.     Studies have shown that daily consumption of chia seeds have helped lower blood pressure.

For information click here Chia-for-Health and to order go to chia.

Add 2 Tablespoons chia to 1/2 cup water and let it soak for an hour – you’ll have a gel which you can add to smoothies, cereals, pancakes or make “bubble” tea.  It will keep for 2-3 days.
How do you use chia seeds?
Cheers to Your Vibrant Health!

Jyoti

3 comments:

  1. Yes! Yes! I LOVE chia seeds and throw them (soaked) into my lunchtime smoothies. Great info!

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  2. Thank you Amy. So happy to hear you LOVE them, too. Really great in smoothies. Soaking some for chia pudding tomorrow. Thanks for stopping by Amy!

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  3. Sounds like a super-food ! i have not tried these yet, but you have piqued my curiosity !

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