{ Chia Seeds! }

Let's talk about chia seeds!

{ THE BENEFITS }

  • friendly to all diets: vegan, vegetarian, paleo, gluten free, etc
  • low calorie
  • easy to add in your meals
  • 6 times more iron than spinach
  • 6 times more calcium than milk
  • full of fiber! 2 tablespoons has 41% of your daily fiber
  • 100% more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon {i need that}
  • double the antioxidants found in blueberries
  • 50-70% more potassium than a banana
  • 2 tablespoons has 32% of your daily magnesium
  • natural source of vitamins 
  • cancer preventing & fat burning
That's a whole lotta benefits.


Now with all of this talk about chia seeds, when can you actually use them? Here's some creative ideas.
1. Add them to your smoothie. You won't even notice.
2. Making guacamole? Spinach dip? Salsa? Add chia seeds for that extra boost!
3. Sprinkle them on top of your pasta or spaghetti.
4. Add them to your salad or wrap. They won't be complete without them!
5. If you're making brownies or cookies, chia seeds can easily be added into the mix.

Chia seeds blend into anything you put them in. It's like getting the health benefits without being a health freak. Now this is what I call superfood.