Chia Seed by El Sol de Mexico .50 oz

Chia Seed by El Sol de Mexico -50 oz

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Chia is the edible seed from the Salvia hispanica plant, a flowering plant in the mint family, native to Guatemala, Central and Southern Mexico. It was cultivated and prized by the Aztecs in Pre-Columbian times and it was important to maize. Chia seeds are still used in Mexico and Guatamala with the seeds either whole or ground, in nutritious drinks or food. The word ÒChiaÓ comes from the Nahuatl word Chian which means Oily. They are similar in nutriet content to other edible seeds like sesame or flax. Chia seeds can be eaten raw, or added to foods like topping, or added into cereals, yogurt, smoothies, or energy bars. Sprinkle chia seeds on cereals and on salads, blended them into pancake and bread mixes, and you can even add them to sauces, dressings and dips. Chia is the edible seed of the plant Salvia Hispanica, a plant. of flowers belonging to the mint family, and is native to Guatemala, Central and Southern Mexico. They were cultivated and appreciated by the Aztecs in pre-Columbian times and were as important as corn. Chia seeds are still used in Mexico and Guatemala with whole or ground seeds, in nutritious beverages and foods. The word ÒChiaÓ comes from the Nahuatl word Chian which means oily. They are similar in nutrient content to other edible seeds, such as ajonjoli or flax. Chia seeds can be eaten raw, or they are added to food as covered, or added to breakfast cereals, yogurt, shakes or blenders and energy bars. Sprinkle the chia seeds on cereals and in salads, add to the pancake mix and bread, and can even be added to the sauces, dressings and dips.

  • Adam Floyd