Chia Seeds – The Chia Seed is an amazing food. I use them in my shakes frequently because they’re so nutritious and they make my shakes and smoothies deliciously thick and filling. Chia seeds rock the house. Read my post at Kristen’s Raw about chia here, the“Dieter’s Dream Food.” Chia seeds are being praised for many things including their fantastic nutrient profile, which proudly boasts iron, boron, essential fatty acids, fiber, and more. Add to that the claims that they may improve heart health, reduce blood pressure, stabilize blood sugar, help people lose weight from giving them extra stamina, energy, and curbing hunger, and you might become a fan of these little guys, too. They’re superstars in my house and we consume them on a regular basis.
Plain, by the spoonful (be sure to carry dental floss… I’m speaking from experience – lol
Roll a peeled banana in them
Add them to smoothies and Raw vegan nut/seed milks
Make raw jelly
And… drumroll please…. chia pudding (like Holiday Chia Pudding! pictured here Have you made this yet?) It’s the best!