Empty spice shaker with decent size holes? Fill it with chia seeds and set it out. A little shake here, a little shake here, and before you know it you get in the habit of adding some nutrition to your foods.
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Grind pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds together and if not allergic to nuts, add walnuts, almonds to the seeds mix and grind to a powder, not too fine. I then use this super food powder as a topping on bagel/cream cheese, sprinkle it on salad, add to oatmeal/quinoa porridge, on toasted bread, add to a glass of milk with honey... These seeds have lots of minerals, proteins and good fats The good fat and the proteins helps to curb hunger while providing wonderful nutrients4
Needs a food processor to grind the seeds
Chia seeds can replace butter in many baked goods. 1 of the qualities of the Chia seed is its hydrophilic properties, with the ability to absorb more than 12x its weight in water. The shelf life is less than w/ butter, but the fat and calorie difference is huge!
Follow this link to learn everything there is to know about the Chia seed. http://www.living-foods.com/articles/chia.html I buy my Chia seeds at Whole Foods.
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