20 Ways to Add Chia Seeds to Your Diet
Chia seeds are an awesome superfood that pack a serious punch. Don’t let their little size fool you. Chia seeds are high in protein, high in fiber and are an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids (hello, glowing skin!). They are like little sponges, they absorb 10 times their weight in water, making them great for controlling your appetite, as well as egg-free baking! Whether it’s savory or sweet, you can sneak chia seeds in just about anything. Want proof/inspo?? Keep reading!
11. Raw Chocolate Cashew Cups With Maca and Chia Seeds: How can something so healthy taste so good? Make these. Make them now. (via Green Spirit Adventures)
14. Chewy Energy Bars: If you’re looking for the perfect thing to snack on pre-workout, look no further. These are way healthier than store-bought energy bars, and they can’t even compare on taste. (via No Gojis No Glory)
17. Coconut-Chia Breakfast Bowl With Mango, Almond and Banana: It’s sort of like paradise in a big healthy bowl. All you need is a sarong tied around your waist, a bikini top and some sunnies. (via Little Market Kitchen)
Do you have chia seeds in your kitchen just waiting to be used? No excuses, which of these recipes will you try first? Talk to us in the comments below!
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