Chia Seeds

Everyone is always going on about these little seeds and you will have noticed them popping up everywhere on menus and in several recipes. They are used a lot as egg replacements in vegan baking.
So what are these little seeds? And how are they good for you?

NUTRITION 
2 Tablespoons
- 64% more potassium than a banana
- 2x the antioxidants of blueberries
- 41% of your daily fibre
- 5x more calcium than milk
- 100% more omega 3 than salmon
- 3x more iron than spinach
- 20% protein
- 32% of your daily magnesium

BENEFITS
- Can improve your energy and stamina
- Strengthens the immune system
- Helps with weight loss
- Normalise blood sugar levels
- Help with arthritis pain
- Cleanses the colon and gets rid of toxins
- Reduces inflammation in the body
- Promotes sound sleep
- Can help improve digestion 
- Helps with knee and joint pain

RECIPE IDEAS
- Chia Pudding
- Chia seed Pancakes
- Energy Balls
- Banana bread 
- Chia seed Jam 

I hope this helps you understand these little seeds a little bit better!

Love Megan x
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