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Aztec Superfood Chia seeds have been a key part of the diet program and culture of ancient civilizations, including the Aztecs, Incans, and Mayans. The Tarahumara and Chumash people in Mexico would develop a ‘running food’ by roasting, crushing, and mixing the seed with water to make a gel. Chia seeds are a sturdy vegetarian source of omega fatty acids, protein, calcium, antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and soluble fiber. The slightly crunchy seeds absorb liquid and swell up to kind a gel that assists to support hydration and provides a feeling of fullness. Sprinkle the mild nutty-flavored seeds into smoothies, oatmeal, granola, cereal, and yogurt, or use them as a thickener. View larger View bigger Omega Fatty Acids, Protein & Dietary Fiber Navitas Naturals Chia Seeds provide a wide diversity of crucial nutrients in abundant quantities. In certain, chia seeds are a plentiful plant-primarily based supply of omega fatty acids. They’re also a robust source of protein — offering all of the crucial amino acids. This mighty tiny Aztec power food also consists of antioxidants, complex carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals (calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and phosphorus). Organic, Gluten-Cost-free, Non-GMO, Kosher & Raw The chia plant is a quickly-expanding herb that is portion of the mint family members. It is white, blue, and purple flowers make modest, shiny, oval seeds. To guarantee good quality, flavor and nutritional integrity, our farming partners comply with the strictest expanding and processing requirements. Product of Mexico, Argentina, and Paraguay, packed in the USA. About Navitas Naturals The mission of Navitas Naturals is to provide the finest organic superfoods that boost power and improve health. Our products are certified organic, kosher, gluten-free of charge, non-GMO and raw. Harvested from around the globe, Navitas Naturals superfoods are a diverse whole-food supply of antioxidants, protein, crucial fatty acids, minerals, vitamins, and other essential nutrients. We use methods such as freeze-drying and low temperature processing to make sure maximum nutrition and flavor. Culinary Recommendations for Chia Seeds Chia seeds have a very mild nutty flavor. Therefore, they’re effortless to blend into a wide selection of recipes. We suggest that you sprinkle a spoonful into smoothies, oatmeal, salad, granola, pudding, cereal, or yogurt. Chia seeds are really hydrophilic and have the uncommon potential to absorb liquid and type a gel. This tends to make chia especially great as a thickening agent in soups and smoothies, or enjoyed as a pudding with a touch of sweetener. The seeds can also be enjoyed in recipes as an egg replacement, and they also operate well as a flour substitute to make hearty breads, crackers, and other baked goods. View bigger Light Guacamole In a blender or meals processor, blend the tomato into a chunky puree. Transfer to a modest bowl, add the chia seeds, and stir nicely to combine. Let sit for ten minutes to permit the chia seeds to swell and the mixture to thicken. Meanwhile, in a big bowl, mash the avocado with the back of a fork into a paste. Add the garlic powder, onion powder, mixed onion, cilantro, and lime juice, and mix well. Add the thickened tomato-chia mixture and stir. Add sea salt to taste, and spike with hot sauce, if desired, to the preferred heat level. Transfer to a serving bowl and best with further chopped onion and cilantro. The yield for this recipe is 6 servings. Components two Tbsp Navitas Naturals Chia Seeds1 really massive juicy Tomato1 big Avocado1 tsp Garlic Powder1 tsp Onion Powder1/four Cup White Onion, minced (plus added for garnish)two Tbsp Cilantro, minced (plus additional for garnish)two Tbsp fresh Lime JuiceSea Salt and Hot Sauce, to taste (optional)
- 100% Certified Organic, kosher, non-GMO, gluten-free, vegan and raw
- Chia is a vegetarian source of omega fatty acids, protein, calcium, antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and soluble fiber
- Chia seeds absorb liquid and swell up to form a gel that helps to support hydration and a feeling of fullness
- Sprinkle into smoothies, oatmeal, granola, cereal or yogurt or use as a thickener
- Food for modern life. Great for home consumption or use in your healthy restaurant or café.