Also Known As: Salba Seeds, Sabja Seeds or Salvia Hispanica
Taste and Aroma: Chia Seeds have little flavor. On hydrating, they enhance the taste of whatever they are added to.
Uses: Chia Seeds is a super food primarily consumed for its health benefits. Eat raw by sprinkling on cereal, yoghurt or salad. Add ground seeds while baking. Use soaked seeds in porridges, puddings, smoothies and gruels.
Substitutes: Hemp Seeds,Flax Seed, Hemp Hearts, Golden Flax Seed, Goji Berries, Spirulina Powder, and Acai Berry Powder Organic
Fun Fact: Chia Seeds can absorb up to 9 times their weight in water. They were used by the Aztecs as a source of energy and for hydration.
A "super food" with many dietary benefits: high in fibre, Omega-3 fatty acids, Calcium and Boron.