Chia Seeds are popular and powerful little Superfoods that are packed with nutrients and Omega 3’s. If you usually grind your Chia Seeds before using them Chia Seed Flour is the perfect way to use them...minus the grind! Origin Bolivia.
Chia seeds are little seeds packed with goodness! So versatile, packed with nutrients and rich in Omega 3’s. You will soon learn to love these little superfood seeds. Chia seeds come from a flowering plant in the mint family that's native to Mexico and Guatemala, and history suggests it was a very important food crop for the Aztecs. It's remained in regular use in its native countries, but was largely unknown in North America until the last couple of decades. Some of their health benefits include boosting energy, stabilizing blood sugar, aiding digestion, and lowering cholesterol.
Many people are very deficient in Omega 3’s and as fish now has so many contaminants people are looking for safe and healthy alternatives to boost Omega 3 oils in their diet. So along come Chia Seeds! They contain 8 times more Omega 3 than Salmon! Wow. These little seeds, which come in either white or a dark brown and black colour, have a huge nutritional profile. It contains calcium, manganese, and phosphorus, and is a great source of healthy omega-3 fats. As an added benefit, chia seeds can be eaten whole or milled, while flax seeds have to be ground before consumption in order to access their health benefits.
Our Chia Seed Flour is perfect and ready to use without the grind! No need to soak them to let the goodness out or wait before adding them straight to your smoothie or recipe. They still have the same natural binding agents so can be added to any recipe instead of flour, used to make raw cookies, used as a thickener in soups or added to cake crusts. Or if you forgot your bananas for your smoothie this morning this Bolivian Flour will save the day...a thick delicious smoothie with tonnes of health benefits coming straight up! Thanks Chia seeds! :)