Nature's Earthly Choice Organic Chia (48 oz.)
About this item
- Add to yogurt, breakfast cereal or smoothies
- Sprinkle on your salad or add to salad dressing
- Chia can be used as an egg replacement for egg-free baking
- Great source of fiber
Nature's Earthly Choice™ Organic Chia puts the "super" in superfood. Ancient Aztecs and Mayans depended on chia seeds as an important food for its ability to provide sustainable energy—the Mayan word "chia" actually means "strength"!
What Are Chia's Key Health Benefits?
Chia seeds provide plenty of fiber: you can fill 40% of your daily fiber requirement with three tablespoons. What's more, chia seeds are a good source of omega-3s. But unlike flax seeds, which need to be refrigerated, Organic Chia has a long shelf life. Chia seeds are easy to digest and don't require milling or grinding to release their nutritional benefits.
What Are Some Suggested Ways to Eat Chia?
Now that you know why chia's a superfood, how can you incorporate Nature's Earthly Choice Organic Chia into your everyday life?
Try adding chia to yogurt, breakfast cereal, or smoothies for a superfood chia breakfast. You can either add it right before eating for a little crunch or soak it in a little water first to soften it up.
You can add some Nature's Earthly Choice Organic Chia into your favorite muffins or breads to add extra nutrients. Sprinkle it atop your salad or add it to homemade salad dressing,
Vegans may find chia makes a great egg replacement for baked goods. To replace 1 egg, mix 1 tablespoon of chia seeds with 3 tablespoons of water. Let the mixture sit for 15 to 20 minutes before adding it to the recipe.