Chia Seeds!

You remember them, right?
chiapets
Who knew, all those years ago, the infamous “crappy gift” would become a healthy food?

WebMD only focuses on the weight loss aspect:
http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/truth-about-chia

But looking into the nutrition, the chia is a goldmine of healthy goodness.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/06/03/chia-seed-benefits-_n_3379831.html

How to use them?
Easy!
Google will have tons of recipes from simple “add almond milk” to “no, really? 2oz of yak fur?”.

I prefer simple.

Paleo Chia Cranberry Sauce
1lb fresh cranberries
2T lemon juice (or orange juice, or lime -just some citrus)
2 cups water
pinch of sea salt
3T chia seed (color doesn’t matter)
stevia to taste

Bring cranberries, lemon juice and water to a simmer until the berries start to pop and the liquid thickens a little.
Cool to room temp then taste and add stevia. (or honey or maple syrup, whatever your diet says is ok!).
Stir in chia and stir every 10 minutes for 30 minutes to prevent the chia from clumping.
Refrigerate for up to one week.

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