This ancient food is as magical as the Aztecs who first cultivated this seed – add liquid and see it expand into wonderful jelly-like substance.
Chia seeds contain alpha-linolenic acid (a plant source of omega-3). They are also chocca full of magnesium and fibre, with some calcium thrown in for good measure.
Chia is fab added to brekkies and smoothies for a bit of texture. Add liquid for a jelly like pud or if that doesn’t put a spell on you, it can be used to bind food in place of eggs and gluten.
Ingredients: chia seeds (certified organic)