Bob's Red Mill, Whole Seed Chia, 16 oz (453 g)
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- To Your Good Health...Bob Moore
- An Employee Owned Company
- The Traditional Grain of Mesoamerica
- Bob's Red Mill - Passport to Whole Grain Adventure
- Kosher Pareve
Increase the nutritional value of any meal with a sprinkle of chia seed, a superfood revered by ancient Aztec warriors and modern-day athletes.
Thousands of years ago, chia seed was a staple in the diets of ancient Mayans and Aztecs. The word chia is derived from the Mayan language, meaning "strength", and Aztec warrior relied on chia seed to boost energy and increase stamina. Today this tiny seed is a favorite of athletes, especially distance runners, who tout it as an endurance enhancing superfood. The mild, nutty flavor goes well with both sweet and savory dishes. Use chia seed in pudding and smoothies, sprinkle on top of porridge and salads, and add to baked goods in place of flaxseed meal or poppy seeds.
There's a saying, "What once was old is new again". This expression certainly applies to our traditional stone grinding mills, which are much like the one use in early Roman times. It's also true about many of our favorite whole grains, which originated in ancient times. Amaranth, chia seed, farro, Kamut grain, millet, quinoa, sorghum, spelt and teff- they may be lesser known than familiar grains like wheat and barley, but each one has a story to tell, with histories going back thousands of years and rich cultural traditions from around the globe.
Lucky for use, these whole grains aren't just ancient history; they're also tasty, nutritious additions to modern meals. These "super grains" of the ancient world are wonderfully healthy, and their unique flavors and textures will add a delicious twist to your favorite recipes. They're versatile too- great for snack, salads, side dishes, entrees and baked goods.
At Bob's Red Mill, we're always exploring the world in search of new whole grain adventures, and we're proud to mill the widest possible diversity of whole grain foods. With that in mind, we invite you to join us in discovering these grains of antiquity.
To your good health, Bob Moore
Lemon Chia Fresca
This refreshing spritzer is a bubbly adaptation of a traditional Mexican beverage.
- 1 Tbsp Chia Seed
- ½ cup water
- Juice of 1 Lemon
- ½ cup Sugar
- 32 fl oz Club Soda
- Lemon Wedges, to garnish
Combine chia seed and water in a bowl. Refrigerate overnight. Combine lemon juice and sugar in a saucepan and heat just until granules dissolve. Remove from heat and let cool completely. Fill 4 tall glasses with ice. Divide chia seed and lemon syrup evenly between the glasses. Top with club soda. Garnish with lemon wedges. Makes 4 servings.
Whole chia seed
Manufactured in a facility that uses tree nuts, soy, wheat and milk.
Keeps best refrigerated or frozen.
|Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (13g)|
|Serving Per Container: About 35|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||40|
|Total Fat||4.5 g||7%|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g||3%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||5 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g||20%|
|*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Sat. Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carb.||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
I simply love chia seeds! They're good for me, contain omega and fiber. They're so small and versitile that I can put them in everything! I use them when I bake bread, crackers and granola bars for some extra fiber and energy. I always put ts in my morning smoothie or morning oatmeal. If you have problems with you digestion, try soaking a tbs of these in some water or apple juice for a few hours, and drink it all a few hours before you go to bed. Your body will send you its regards the next morning.
We have been using Chia for some time now and thought we would try Bob's Red Mill as we use a few of their other items. It is cheaper than other brands that we us and to quality is Bob's standard, excellent.
Thanks and appreciation
Posted by 5721865741647829638 on May 08, 2016
Chia sin mas
Posted by 4633550543502472869 on Jun 23, 2015
Me encanta esta marca, tiene una muy amplia gama de productos buenisimos y la chia esta entre ellos. La recomiendo, a suiza el pedido nos llego en 2 semanas.
Good chia seeds
Posted by 5209812531775333877 on Jan 29, 2015
reasonably-priced and provides good chia seeds for our diet
Posted by Cleaneatingjourneysg on Oct 28, 2014
My first time trying chia seeds from Bob's. Good quality and good value.