Organic Whole Black Chia Seeds
Chia seeds (Salvia Hispanica) originate from the central valleys of Mexico and has been known and used for over 5,000 years. It was used as a survival food by the Aztecs - it was said that a tablespoon of chia could keep a warrior strong for 24 hours. It was also used as an offering to the gods.
Breakfast superstar, fabulous vegan baking tool… the list of chia’s nutritional benefits is long, and its reputation precedes it. It’s a naturally gluten-free food, a great plant source of omega-3 fatty acids, a source of protein, fibre, antioxidants and minerals. It’s easy to integrate chia to your diet and take advantage of the wholesome benefits it provides.
Did you know?
One serving (2 tbsp) of chia meets 230% to 350% of your daily plant-based omega-3 (ALA). Since the body isn’t capable of building this type of fatty acid, which is essential for brain function, it’s important to get a good quantity of it in your diet. Chia seeds are a good source of healthy fats and a quarter of this is ALA fatty acids.
Organic whole black chia seeds.
May contain sesame, nuts and soy.
OriginParaguay/ Mexico/ Argentina/ Bolivia
Preserve in a cool dry place protected from light and humidity for up to 24 months.
Culinary Uses & Recipes
Chia is so easy to integrate to your diet, and you don’t have to grind them to get their benefits. Their taste is mild and won’t alter the flavour of your dishes. Add chia to your favourite cereal, yogurt, smoothies, juices, cakes, soups, sauces, salads, dressings. You can also make delicious chia puddings with them! Here's our ultimate recipe for chia pudding.
Do you have an egg allergy?
Chia seeds are an excellent substitute for eggs! Soak 1 tablespoon of ground chia seeds in 3 tablespoons of water for each egg your recipe requires. Whole chia can be used but for best results, use ground chia.