Black Chia Seeds

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Black Chia seeds, derived from the Salvia hispanica plant, are small, nutrient-dense seeds. . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

$7.95 (AUD)
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Uses of chia seeds:

  1. Smoothies and Beverages: Chia seeds can be added to smoothies, juices, and other beverages. When soaked in liquid, they develop a gel-like texture, creating a thicker consistency. This can add a satisfying and nutritious element to drinks.

  2. Puddings: Chia pudding is a popular and healthy dessert or breakfast option. By mixing chia seeds with liquid (such as milk or a dairy-free alternative) and allowing them to soak, you can create a pudding-like texture. Flavorings like vanilla, cocoa, or fruit can be added for variety.

  3. Oatmeal and Cereal: Sprinkling chia seeds onto oatmeal or cereal is an easy way to boost the nutritional content of your breakfast. The seeds add a crunch and a mild nutty flavor.

  4. Yogurt Parfaits: Chia seeds can be layered with yogurt and fruits to create a nutritious and satisfying parfait. The seeds contribute both texture and nutritional value.

  5. Salads: Chia seeds can be sprinkled on top of salads to add a nutritional boost. They can also be incorporated into salad dressings.

  6. Baking: Chia seeds can be used in baking as an egg substitute or as an additional source of texture and nutrition. To use them as an egg substitute, mix chia seeds with water to form a gel-like consistency.

  7. Homemade Energy Bars: Chia seeds can be included in homemade energy bars or granola bars. They add a nutritional punch and help bind the ingredients together.

  8. Breads and Muffins: Chia seeds can be incorporated into bread and muffin recipes to add texture and boost the nutritional content.

  9. Thickening Agent: Due to their gel-like consistency when soaked, chia seeds can be used as a natural thickening agent in recipes like jams, jellies, and sauces.

  10. Hydration: Chia seeds can be added to water or other beverages to create a hydrating drink. The seeds absorb liquid and take on a gel-like texture, providing a source of hydration.

  11. Snacks: Chia seeds can be eaten on their own as a snack or added to trail mix for a nutrient-rich boost.

  12. Omega-3 Source: Chia seeds are a plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acids. Including them in your diet can contribute to your omega-3 intake.

Chia seeds are valued for their high fiber content, omega-3 fatty acids, and various vitamins and minerals. Additionally, they are gluten-free, making them suitable for those with gluten sensitivities. It's essential to note that chia seeds absorb liquid and expand, so they should be consumed with adequate water or other fluids to prevent any risk of choking or digestive discomfort.

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Place of Origin

Bolivia - Trade

Botanical Name

Salvia hespanica




100% Chia Seeds.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.

Nutrition Facts

Average per 100g/serve
Energy 2248Kj
Protein 17.2g
Fat - Total 32.9g
- Saturated 2.9g
Carbohydrate 44.0g
- Sugars 1g
Dietary Fibre 8g

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