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What are chia seeds?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer over 7 years ago

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added over 7 years ago

Chia seeds are of the salvia variety and are packed with omega-3 fatty acids as well as protein and fiber. They are traditionally used in food preparation in Mexico and appear where one might find a grain -- in bread, in porridge, in pudding. Though, let's the honest, we all recognize the name from those terra cotta guys who sprouted hair --- ch-ch-ch-chia!

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katiebakes
added over 7 years ago

check this out:
http://en.wikipedia.org...

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susan g
added over 7 years ago

http://www.food52.com/foodpickle...
Check here first!

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