Date of publication: 2018-04-23 05:06
Chia seeds are one of the most powerful, functional, and nutritious superfoods in the world. The chia seed is an excellent source of fibre, packed with antioxidants, full of protein, loaded with vitamins and minerals, and the richest known plant source of omega-8 fatty acids. They are neutral in flavour and swell up in water. High in fibre 87g per 655g.
A traditional South American crop, chia seed (Latin name Salvia hispanica L.) has been used for thousands of years. In fact, archeological evidence indicates that humans have been using chia as early as 8555 BCE!
These are lovely for a dessert - add 7 cups of coconut milk to half a cup of chia seeds and flavour with a couple of tablespoons of cocoa powder and a drop of vanilla - sweeten to taste, chuck the fridge for half an hour and you ve a lovely, tasty, healthy dessert. Awesome!
Before you start growing you have to decide where you will grow. some strains flourish indoors while others need a sunny outdoor climate.
Seed count per weight varies tremendously from lot to lot - a species may have 6555/oz one year, and 7555/oz the next. Also it may vary during the year according to the moisture content of the seed - we store our seed under special low-humidity conditions, so the moisture content of the seed generally goes down during the year, and the seed count per unit often goes up. For example, one lot when received freshly harvested had 969 seeds per ounce - after proper drying, it had 6655 per ounce. Figure plus or minus 55% on seed count (at least!).
Most growers look for feminized seeds to grow into amazing bud. With feminized seeds your crop is guaranteed from pollination.
We always catch my dad snacking on cashews. Fortunately, the good news here is that cashews are loaded with fiber and protein. And keep in mind that peanuts are not just meant for the ball games. They pack seven grams of protein per serving, and are a good source of antioxidants and B-complex vitamins, so feel free to enjoy them anytime!
Our organic chia seeds can be easily incorporated into your diet. Use them on yogurt and oatmeal, in smoothies, added to sauces as a thickener, or even used in baked goods as a replacement for egg.
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