Chia Gel - can be egg or butter substitute in cakes or cookies, one Tbsp of gel replaces one egg. Replace half the butter with an equal portion of gel. Prepared chia gel will keep for up to 2 weeks. To make an egg substitute I use 3 teaspoons of chia seeds to one third of a cup of water to replace one egg. (http://www.chiaseedrecipes.com/chia-gel.php)
This chia gel and blueberries protein shake is packed with antioxidants from the blueberries, fiber and protein from the chia seeds, as well as some extra protein from the almond butter. Since we have peanut allergies at home we us an almond butter that is not processed in the same location as peanuts. The ripe...Read More »
Chia Seeds: A Super Food! Chia seeds absorb 9 times their weight in water! Put 1 tablespoon of chia seeds in 9 tablespoons of water and watch them expand and create what's called chia gel. Chia gel can then be added to...well, whatever you like. You can a
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Basic Chia Gel: This recipe demonstrates chia's incredible ability to absorb up to 9 times its weight in water. For a thicker or thinner gel, adjust the water accordingly. 4 Tbsp Chia Seeds, 2 Cup Water. Mix together chia and water. Let chia stand for 15 to 30 minutes, stirring with a whisk to prevent clumping. Gel can be used as a thickener in salad dressings, raw soups, fruit smoothies and fresh jams.