Using Chia Seed Gel in your smoothies and other recipes has so many health benefits.
Chia Seeds are loaded with antioxidants, high in fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, and so much more. Which basically makes Chia Seeds a Super Food!
You can mix dry Chia Seeds into smoothies and other recipes, however I have found they are much easier on the stomach to digest when in a Gel form.
When you mix it in a Gel form it will keep for up to 2 weeks in the fridge.
You can use Chia Seed Gel in many other recipes besides smoothies too. You can use it as an egg replacement, 1 Tbs of Gel replaces 1 egg!
You can soak the Chia Seeds in other liquids as well. Such as Almond Milk, or fruit juice, then add it as a topping for a dessert!
If you have a favorite dish that you use Chia Seed Gel in, feel free to share what you use it for by leaving a comment below!
- ¼ cup Chia Seeds
- 1½ cups Water
- Mix the Chia Seeds in the water.
- Let sit for at least 5 minutes before using.
- It will create a Gel.
- Store in a mason jar with a lid in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
- Add a Tablespoon or 2 to any smoothie for a healthy boost!
- *Note: This is not my original recipe, but one I discovered on many vegan blogs and have since adapted for my own use.
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