That is right what you once heard in holiday commercials, ch-ch-chia is the newest health food craze. Chia is pretty awesome stuff and I can say I am a fan. It’s not just for Chia pets anymore. This isn’t about the wonderful health benefits that chia seeds offer, to find those check out this link. This is about how to use them after you buy them and are wondering what do I do now? Then again you could always sing ch-ch-ch- Chia!
First up is a Chia Seed Chip or Cracker.
The star of the recipe Chia!
The ingredients are simple, whole wheat flour, seasoned salt (adjust salt to your personal taste) and of course Chia!
add water and you have your dough.
roll out as thin
and then cut into desired shape and sprinkle with sea salt if desired.
They don’t look much different after baking but they become nice and crispy.
and there you have it Chia Seed Chips or in this case crackers.
Chia Seed Chips
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/2 cup chia seeds
- 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 pinch seasoned salt
Looking for a way to incorporate chia seeds into your favorite drinks? Chia Fresca is a new favorite of mine. It taste like lemonade with chia seeds.
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds