Chia Seeds, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways…the many ways and many yummy recipes below – enjoy!
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Everybody is talking about Chia Seeds! The richest plant based source of Omega 3 will enhance your endurance and keep you satisfied for longer. These glorious little kernels of good health are so easy to incorporate into your daily nutrition. Scatter them in your smoothie, sprinkle them on your salad, bake them in your bread, thicken your gravy with them as an alternative to corn flour … the possibilities are endless so we want to hear your most delishy-mo Chia Seed recipes.
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Power Shot by Sarah F.
- 1tbs Chia Seeds
- 1tbsp Lime Juice
- warm Water
Put the Chia Seeds and Lime Juice into a shot glass. Add some warm water then leave to stand for a few minutes (refrigerate if possible). Top the glass up with water and then drink it like a shot.
Whilst this isn't a recipe I made up, I came across it whilst researching endurance race nutrition. For a very low weight – you get 9% of your daily protien, 13g of ALA fats, and 42% of your dietary fibre needs as well as tonnes of essential minerals. It really seems to work, and its not hard to take, either before going out on a run, or ride, or during an expedition.
Frosted Orchard Fruits, Bran & Chia Muffins by Veda W.
- 1/4 cup Chia Seeds
- 1/4 cup diced dried apricot
- 1/4 cup diced dried apple (or 1 fresh raw apple diced finely)
- 1tsp cinnamon (optional)
- 1&1/2 cups Baking Bran
- 1Cup flour (white or wholemeal)
- 1tsp baking powder
- 1tsp baking soda
- 1/4 – 1-2 cup of raw sugar (or white)
- 2 eggs
- 4 Tbsp butter
- 1 heaped tbsp golden syrup (or 1&1/2 tsp mollasses)
- 1 &1/4 cups milk.
Mix together the dry ingrediants, (excluding baking soda)
Add the chia seeds and sugar, mix well.
In a bowl, melt the butter and golden syrup together, remove from stove or microwave and add the milk and eggs, beat well, the add the baking soda ensuring it dissolves.
Add to the dry mixture along with the fruit,
Mix gently (do not overmix)
Spoon into Muffin tins. Bake for 15 mins at 180deg.
When cool, top with the apricot Cream cheese frosting, sprinkle with chia seeds
These can be frozen.
- 150g of cream cheese
- 1/2 of a 150g tub of apricot yoghurt
- 3 Tbsp butter
- 1 & 1/2 cups icing sugar (add more if needed)
- 1TBSP Chia seeds to sprinkle.
Mix cream cheese and yoghurt together with the butter until smooth,
add sifted icing sugar and mix well.
Vanilla Pudding by Rachel R.
Mix with almond milk and vanilla, 1 cup of almond milk and 2 tablespoons of chia seeds. stir every 10 mins until the seeds have soaked up all the milk and made and thick paste put in the fridge of eat now, yum.
Super-satisfying Chia tea! by Katie S.
- 1-2 tsp Chia seeds
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- pinch of Himalayan salt
- boiling water
Throw ingredients into a mug and pour in boiling water. It sounds WEIRD, I know – but it’s healthy and delicious!
This has become my late-afternoon staple – the perfect remedy for a salty, oily craving!
Apricot truffles (dairy and gluten free) by Danielle B.
- 200-250 grams of Apricots
- ½ cup Honey
Cut or food process barely cover with water, add sweetner and bring to boil, take off heat and add
- ½-3/4 cup Quinoa flakes
Leave to cool (should be very thick)
- 1/4 C chia seeds,
- ½ cup Almonds (cut)
- ½ cup sunflower seeds,
- ½ sultanas,
- ½ coconut,
- ½ sesame seeds,
- ½ cup orange juice
Roll into balls, roll in coconut, keeps in fridge for 2 weeks, freezes very well.
Chia Banana Smoothie by Melissa B.
- 1/4 cup pineapple Juice
- 1 spoon vanilla flavour
- 1/2-1 banana
- 1 spoon chia seeds
- pinch of cinnamon
- 1 small cup of ice
Mix together and enjoy