Okay, will this smoothie completely satisfy your overwhelming desire for a pint of Ben and Jerry’s? Nope. But if you’re endeavoring to eat healthily, it can definitely help — this smoothie is delicious, fresh, and just sweet enough to curb your cravings. Chia seeds add protein, calcium, and antioxidants.
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Chia Seed Pancakes
Chia seeds, which can be eaten whole, don’t need to be ground to access their great health benefits. Tiny black and white chia seeds are a great source of protein and calcium and will boost the fiber content of your pancakes while giving them the slightest crunchy texture. Sounds strange for a pancake, I know, but it really adds an interesting new dimension to an old favorite. — Rebecca Miller Ffrench, author of The Ultimate Blender Cookbook.
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chia parmesan crackers
Chia seeds, one of the more low-key superfoods, help to make these crackers by Arian Foster both delicious and nutritious.This recipe is provided by Health Warrior.
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You can make Fruta Chia in a whole-juice juicer or powerful blender. This combination of fresh fruits, vegetables, and chia seeds is sure to give you a mid-day or morning energy boost. 
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Mango Chia Smoothie
This is a great beginner’s drink to start incorporating healthful chia seeds into your diet. Flavorful, fresh, and delicious.
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Healthy Seeds Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Yet another way to incorporate healthy chia seeds into your diet. Sprinkle the raw seeds right over top your usual peanut butter and jelly combo for added texture and nutrition.
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Berry Overnight Oats
Recipe Courtesy of Quaker OatsOvernight oats are the perfect breakfast solutions for those of us rushing out of the house in the morning. The addition of mixed berries and chia seeds add a textural and flavor contrast that will have you going in for a scoop after scoop.
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Chia Kombucha
Kombucha tea can boost your immune system. Combine this with the power of chia seeds and you’ve got a power-packed, energy-boosting drink.
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Peanut Butter, Banana, and Oat Smoothie
This recipe serves as a great pre-workout morning meal. Peanut butter is packed with proteins and chia seeds are considered a complete protein, as they contain all of the essential amino acids that cannot be made in the body. Say hello to the day with this healthy drink that tastes like a milkshake!See our best smoothie recipes.
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Combine pomegranate, acai, and chia seeds? You’ve got a superfood league in a glass!
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Take chia seeds on-the-go with this naturally sweetened, vegan, and gluten free recipe. The pudding can be a healthy dessert or even a breakfast dish.Recipe courtesy of Minimalist Baker for Almond Breeze.
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Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and ALA, protein and dietary fiber, calcium, phosphorus, and manganese. Walnuts contain protein, dietary fiber and essential amino acids. Both of these ingredients are slow-burning fuels.Spinach is rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, which helps the body recover from physical or emotional stress and supports the adrenal glands, so even if your day if rough, you’re going to make it through with some spinach.Cacao is a good source of antioxidants, and theobromine, a stimulant similar to caffeine. It also may help promote the metabolism of sugar. Combine them all together for an energizing smoothie.
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