Chia seeds. This ain't your mother's Chia Pet.
These little guys are tasty and good for you! I first tried them at Erica's Kitchen in Bedford Village sprinkled on her delicious Amaranth Porridge. So I bought a container of chia seeds to take home. Would love to hear if anyone has given these a try.
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Found a cool video on youtube on how these seeds are harvested: http://www.youtube.com/user/deborahsmall1#p/a/u/0/_L4wJ1vadUg
When my (grown) kids were young, I made a kind of cinnamon roll that they loved: roll out a loaf's worth of bread dough, spread with peanut butter, sprinkle ground chia seeds, sunflower seeds, raisins and cinnamon. Roll, cut, and set in a cake pan to be baked.
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