Although Chia seeds is one of the trendy superfoods, its use as staple food goes back to the ancient Mayan and Aztec civilizations. And with good reason, since Chia seeds are very rich in nutrients and are full of vitamins, minerals and Omega 3 fatty acids, 6 and 9. In addition, they have a high fiber content.
Another advantage is that they are very easy to digest and mix with other foods. It is characterized by a pleasant taste, slightly soft and similar to the walnut.
Chia seeds, when combined with liquid, absorb between 10 and 12 times their weight in water, forming a bulky gel. In this way, it becomes a very versatile ingredient to enrich your recipes, and as a thickener for sauces or soups.