Chia seeds are one of those amazing foodstuffs which have just about every conceivable good nutrient built in, while also being so versatile that they go well with pretty much everything. Don't believe us? Give them a go on top of your next breakfast, lunch or dinner, or use them in your baking if you're curious, and reap the multiple benefits very shortly after.
Table of Nutrition
per 100g: Energy, kJ/kcal: 2194/524, Fat: 47g, Of which saturates: 4.7g, Carbohydrate: 3.8g, Of which sugars: <1.0g, Fibre: 33g, Protein: 22g, Salt: 0g, Omega 3 ALA: 19.8g, Omega 6 LA: 5.8g, Iron: 6.27g
Chia (Salvia Hispanica) Seeds
Made in a factory that handles Nuts, Peanuts & Sesame Seeds
Preparation & Usage
So easy to use
Drink: Add a teaspoon of Chia seeds to a glass of water or juice, before drinking.
Sprinkle: Sprinkle Chia seeds on salads, cereals, yogurt, even soup. Or add a sprinkling in your baking - great in bread, cakes, cookies and biscuits.
Soak: A common way to consume Chia seeds is to soak them. Make basic Chia gel by adding 1/3 cup of seeds to 2 cups of water. Stir, leave for around 10 minutes until it takes a gel-like consistency.
Store in a cool, dry place