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Superfood: 10 Delicious Chia Recipe Ideas

Have you tried chia seeds yet? Chia seeds have a lot in common with flax. Both have a nutty flavor and are great in baked goods, green smoothies, oatmeal, and more. Chia gets a lot of hype as a sup…

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5 Ways to Add Chia Seeds to Your Diet

Ancient cultures throughout Central America have long enjoyed chia seeds as a key part of their food and medicine. The seeds were even used as currency. The Mayans and Incans revered the tiny, but nut…

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10 Vegan Superfood Recipes

When you think of superfoods, you probably picture exotic, expensive, hard-to-find ingredients like acai or or goji berries, but there are plenty of superfoods available at the regular old grocery sto…

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Decadent Chocolate Chia Pudding

This chocolate chia pudding is so rich and delicious, it's hard to believe that it's also pretty healthy. You can indulge in this yummy chia recipe for breakfast or serve it up for dessert after suppe…

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The Appeal of Ch-ch-ch-chia Seeds

First thing to do when addressing the subject of chia, is to appropriately address the idiomatic elephant in the room. Chia seeds, while enormously nutritious and hearty in their own right, are much m…

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Kitchen Fun: Got Chia Seeds?

By Jordan Laio, Hometalk Imagine a plant food that is naturally rich in protein, an excellent source of dietary fiber and, according to Dr. Andrew Weil, has more omega-3 fatty acids than flax seeds…

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Chia Seeds: An Ancient American Super Food

Though we've all heard of chia pets, it's less known that the tiny black seed responsible for the chia "fur" is a bona fide nourishing food crop, once cultivated by The Aztecs, and even used as a cu…

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Power Seeds

Last year when I wrote about eating the sprouts off of my daughters' Chia Pets (that's a bad mommy!) I discovered a wealth of information about the powerful punch of nutrients that seeds can pack--for…

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