chia seeds

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids

What are essential fatty acids? Essential fatty acids are a type of fat that your body is not able to produce. They need to be obtained from diet. Omega-3 and omega-6 are types of essential fatty acids. What are omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids? Omega-3 and omega-6 refer to the chemical structure of the fatty(…)

Muffin recipe: Chia seeds as an egg substitute

Muffin recipe: Chia seeds as an egg substitute

To kick off the chia seed campaign that is currently going on I decided to use chia seeds as an egg replacement when baking muffins. I heard they can be used instead of eggs to act as a binder (to keep things from crumbling apart) but not as a leavener (they won’t make things rise)(…)

Chia seeds

Chia seeds

Ch-ch-ch-chia! Do you remember those Chia Pet commercials that aired in the 80’s where these cute little plant holders would grow sprouts that looked like hair? Well, the seeds that were used are what you see in many health food stores today – chia seeds. In addition to making a cute potted plant, chia seeds(…)