Chia was a staple food of the Aztec, Mayan, and Incan cultures. The seeds were used as high-energy nutrition and were indispensable to their running messengers, who would always carry a pouch of Chia with them.
Chia Seeds contain all essential amino acids, are low glycemic-index and extremely rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, calcium, protein as well as both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. Our Organic Black Chia Seeds are also free of gluten, cholesterol, sodium and lactose.
Our Organic Black Chia Seeds are extremely adaptable and can be used in all kinds of recipes. They can be easily inserted into any baking recipe for added nutrition and flavor. When mixed with liquid, Chia seeds gel up and add add a lovely texture to water, juices, smoothies, yogurts, cereals, salad dressings, deserts and more.
Soak 2 tablespoons of Chia Seeds in 8 oz of liquid and mix the resulting gel with yogurt, pudding, smoothies, cereal, salad dressing or any liquid-based recipe.
Chia Seeds can also be quickly added to any baking recipe. Try using Chia in your cookie, bread, pasta, pastry or pancake recipes!