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Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia!


Ok, this is one of those food items that make me overthink. What are these things and how do you use them??


Tip from Laurie: Don't just eat a spoon full!

It's super gross! ๐Ÿ˜‚



So first off, they are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, calcium magnesium and manganese. These little guys are very high in protein which will help reduce your hunger and regulate your appetite. I talked to Dr. Jain and asked him how to incorporate this in the diet. He explained that this would be considered a fat. In the diet we have 2 daily servings of fat. 2 tsp of chia seeds will be one serving. While this is considered a good fat, but you will still need to be careful and use this sparingly.




Coconut Chia Protein Pancakes Recipe โ€“ Ancient Nutrition | Dr. Axe



Lemon Muffins with Chia Seeds and Honey Glaze Recipe - Pinch of Yum



Apple Mug Muffin in 2 minutes (civilizedcaveman.com)



Mini Morning Egg Bites โ€“ Amie Valpone (thehealthyapple.com)



Simple Honey Lime Chia Dressing for Fruit Salad | Food for My Family


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