Raw Organic Chia Seeds have the highest known level of the essential Omega-3 alpha-Linolenic acid found in nature!
Our Organic Chia seeds are one of natures best sources of dietary fiber, especially soluble fiber. Superedibles' Raw Organic Chia Seed is an excellent source of complete, highly digestible protein containing the proper balance of all the essential amino acids. Superedibles' Raw Organic Chia Seeds are an excellent source of minerals including calcium, iron, phosphorous, magnesium, manganese, potassium, zinc, and is LOADED with antioxidants such as chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, myricetin, quercetin, and flavonols. Chia has an extremely low glycemic index making it great as a grain replacement and is thought to be allergy safe.
- Omega 3
- High in Fiber
- Use in Smoothies, Yogurt, Juices, Water, Salad, Cereal, Soups and in Baking
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Storage and Consumption
- How Long Do Chia Seeds Last?
- Chia seeds should last for more than 2 years if stored properly.
- How To Best Store Chia Seeds?
- The best way to store chia seeds is in an airtight container at a consistent temperature. Storing in a pantry should keep chia seeds good for 2 years while storing in a fridge should extend their freshness to 4 years.
Additional nutritional facts can be found here.
Any recipe using one or two tablespoons of organic chia seeds in a glass of liquid once or twice a day will make a great addition to one's diet and positively affect many aspects of their health.
Soup: Simply add chia seeds to your favorite consommé or soup. It is a healthy alternative to croutons, soup nuts, soupl mandel, shkedei marak, rusk or other grain based additions.
Chia Gel: made by adding 1 part chia seeds to 9 parts water can add moisture and bulk to many foods. Chia gel can be used in stuffing, as a bulking agent in meatloaf and similar foods. Chia gel is grain free, gluten-free and free of other potentially harmful grain related proteins.
Salads and Dressings: Chia seed can be used in salad dressing recipes or can be added directly to salads to provide a subtle crunch.
Thickening Agent: Chia seeds can be added to sauces and stews as a thickener.
Puddings: Make pudding by adding chia seeds to water, or dairy or nut milk and adding sliced fruit and nuts or other flavors or sweeteners to taste. Examples are Superedibles Raw Organic Cacao Powder , Superedibles Coconut Palm Sugar, yacon syrup or smashed ripe banana.
Snack: Chia seeds can be eaten out of hand as a snack.
Eggs and omelets: Add to beaten eggs let sit ten minutes then beat again. Then cook with any other ingredients for a surprisingly good omelet.
Pan Bread: Mix chia seeds eggs, dairy or nut milk with flour or flour substitute and leavening agent. Cook in pan with lid on.
Crackers: Mix Chia seeds with dairy or nut milk and flavor with your choice of seasonings. Spread on a baking sheet or dehydrator pan. Dehydrate in oven or in dehydrator. Great with antioxidant spices, sea salt, Superedibles Raw Organic Cacao Powder or Superedibles Raw Organic Spirulina.
Smoothies: Chia seeds are a great addition to your favorite smoothie recipe.
Cereal: Chia seed can be included in your favorite cereal hot or cold.
Beans and Grains: Add Chia seeds to your beans or grains. Chia can be added in the last ten minutes of cooking. Be sure to compensate by adding additional cooking liquid.
Pie Filling: Chia is great a thickener for fruit or nut pie filling.
Pie Crust: Crush chia seeds with Superedibles Organic Cinnamon Powder and honey for a terrific pie base.
Cookies: Chia seeds can be added to many cookie recipes.
Sprouts: Soak chia seed in water with a splash of lemon juice for 20 minutes. Drain the seed and spread a thin layer on an unglazed terracotta dish or coconut fiber growing mat. The next day and for the following 1 or 2 days, lightly mist the seeds once a day. In approximately 3 days you can harvest the sprouts. Chia cannot be sprouted using bag or jar methods. Use as you would other sprouts in salad s and sandwiches.