NOW Chia Seeds are wholesome, hearty, nutritious and a natural source of healthy fatty acids. Chia (Salvia hispanica) is one of the best-known plant sources of healthy fatty acids, which account for almost two-thirds of Chia's total fatty acid make-up. Chia Seeds are also an excellent source of fiber and a good source of calcium. Chia seeds can be eaten on their own or added to salads, cereals, yogurts, etc. to boost nutritional content.
Chia "Pudding" Recipe: In a shaker bottle, mix together 1/4 cup chia seeds, 1 1/2 cups almond milk, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, and 1 tablespoon maple syrup, honey, or equivalent Stevia. For chocolate flavor, add a teaspoon of cocoa powder. Shake well and make sure chia seeds are completely covered by almond milk. Refrigerate overnight. The chia seeds will soak up the milk and become thick, similar to tapioca. Eat with a spoon or "slurp it up" with a straw. Delicious and nutritious.
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