Finch Black Chia Seeds 150g
Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients and packed full of protein and fiber. These low-calorie seeds can be added to smoothies and oats or used to create chia pudding and chia egg – great for vegan baking.
About Chia Seeds
Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients and packed full of protein and fibre.
Chia pudding is a popular way of enjoying these powerful seeds. Simply prepare the night before by adding chia seeds to your favourite yoghurt (we recommend coconut yoghurt) and leaving overnight. The seeds swell and thicken the yoghurt. Then simply top with homemade granola and fresh fruits for the perfect breakfast.
They can also be used to create a ‘flax-egg,’ ideal for vegan baking. Instructions below on how to create a flax egg. This can be used wherever a regular egg is used as a like for like replacement. It works by helping to bind the ingredients together within the recipe – perfect for muffins, cupcakes and cakes.
Benefits of chia seeds
- High in fibre
- Good source of vegan protein
- Contains healthy fats
- Low in saturated fats
- Low carbohydrates
- No sugar content
- Natural thickening agent
Ways to use chia seeds
- Add to smoothies to boost protein intake
- Make chia pudding by adding chia seeds to yoghurt and leaving overnight
- Use as an egg replacement for vegan baking
- Add to oats for a high fibre breakfast
How to make chia egg
For one egg – combine 1 tablespoon of chia seeds with 3 tablespoons of lukewarm water, stir to combine and leave for 10-20 minutes.
Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.
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