Wellness

Chia Seeds: Delicious Ways to Include This Superfood in Your Diet

Chia Fresca

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Cindy Kasindorf of Joni Juice Chia Fresca (serves 2)

  • 2 cups water or coconut water
  • 1.5 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup or raw honey

Directions: Add chia and water into a container or large glass and stir well. Let sit for 15 minutes to allow the chia seeds to absorb the water. Stir or shake well.

Peanut Butter Chia Seeds Bar

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Blossom Bakery Vegan Peanut Butter Chia Seed Bars (serves 18)

  • 80 grams chia seeds
  • 30 grams coconut oil
  • 140 grams peanut butter
  • 75 grams brown rice flour
  • 45 grams coconut
  • 170 grams brown rice syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions: Mix all ingredients together with your hands in a large bowl. With a spatula, spread the mixture onto a 1/2-inch sheet pan and freeze for approximately 15 minutes. Cut bars into desired shape/size.