Despite their tiny size, Chia Seeds are an excellent source of protein, fiber and antioxidants going all the way back to the Aztecs. You can consume them raw over salad, soup, yogurt or cereal, or grind them and add to smoothies, juices and baked goods.
- Good source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, iron, and calcium
- A 28-gram or 1-ounce serving of chia seeds also contains 5.6 grams of protein
- Mixed with water, they can replace egg in vegan cooking