Do you ever make impulsive purchases? I imagine most people’s impulse buys are candy in the checkout lane or magazines or something.
Me? Chia seeds.
Yep, like the Chia Pet.
Chia seeds can be used like poppy seeds in baking, added to oatmeal, granola, or smoothies, and according to Wikipedia are sometimes added to fruit juice to create chia fresca.
Like flax seeds, they turn gelatinous when added to liquids. I’ve been tossing a spoonful of them (high in omega-3s and fiber) into my oatmeal. They can also be sprouted and used like any other sprouts.
Have you tried chia seeds? How do you use them? What’s your new food for the week?
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