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Chia Seed Flour Pancakes

This is a super easy and super nutritious pancake recipe using our Chia Seed Flour. The recipe serves 3 people! Ingredients: 30g Chia Seed Flour 30g Almond Flour 40g Buckwheat Flour 1/4 tsp Baking Powder 2 Eggs 100ml Milk 1 tbsp Honey Method: Sieve the dry ingredients into a bowl. Beat the eggs until light…

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Chia Seed Flour – Another First For The Market!

We are very excited to launch our Chia Seed Flour online this week! Chia Seed Flour is an easy way to boost nutrition in cooking and baking. Use chia flour as part of the flour required in a recipe to boost nutrition. Chia Seed Flour’s finely milled consistency means the texture works well in the baking…

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‘We Are Sure About Seeds’ and ‘Lilly Higgins Is Sure About Us’

We have been very busy here in Chia Bia HQ working on our latest campaign ‘We Are Sure About Seeds’ and we have teamed up with Irish food writer, TV star and chef Lilly Higgins to officially launch the campaign.     Lilly has long been a fan of Chia Bia and has been using chia…

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Four Seed Wholemeal Bread & White Chia Spiced Plum Jam

Toast with jam is up there on on our list of favourite breakfast! It’s easy to make and tastes great with a cup of tea or coffee. Have you ever tried to make your own loaf and your own jar of jam? Or have you given up before even trying because the recipe seemed too…

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Four Seed Protein Bites – Back to School

Summer is officially over and so are the summer holidays. Days are getting shorter and kids are going back to school. But it’s not all gloom and doom… All the family can have fun and be energised with healthy nutritious foods! Monika of Pepperazzi  has created these guilt free energising treats which are tasty, full of goodness…

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Vegan Chia Smoothie Bowls

VEGAN CHIA SMOOTHIE BOWLS Everyone loves smoothies. They are extremely nutritious, full of flavour and refreshing. You can use your favourite fruit and vegetables or get creative as options are endless. I love experimenting and combining different ingredients each time to discover new flavours. Why not turn these delicious drinks into meals? Smoothie bowls are…

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Bulgar Wheat & Chia Salad With Chickpeas, Feta & Mint Yoghurt

Bulgar Wheat & Chia Salad With Chickpeas, Feta & Mint Yoghurt With summer in full swing and the sun out most of the time, we tend to choose light meals over heavy, filling foods. Juicy fruit, wraps, and of course – salads. Options are endless here. Grain salads are getting more and more popular. They…

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Coconut and Chia Pancakes- Jenny’s Munch

Coconut and Chia Pancakes *These are low carb, and gluten free * Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut flour 2 egg whites 1/8 tsp baking soda 1 tsp of chia seed Pinch of salt 1/2 cup of almond milk 2 tbsp coconut oil 1-2 tbsp agave nector 1/2 tsp almond extract pinch of salt coconut oil for…

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Banana Chia Bread- Jenny’s Munch

Banana Chia Bread Having friends over for coffee? Or need a treat for your lunch box? Try my delicious banana bread- spread some almond or peanut butter on top to finish- amazing. It also freezes very well 🙂 Ingredients: 2 medium ripe bananas 170g of Spelt Flour 2 tsp of baking powder 2 tsp of…

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Acai Bowl

Acai Bowl Ingredients: 250 grams frozen strawberries 2 frozen sliced bananas 4 tablespoons acai powder 240 ml unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice), plus more as needed 2 tablespoons nut or seed butter 1/2 to 1 tablespoon honey, to taste 2 tablespoons Whole Chia seed Toppings- Chia seeds Fruit of choice Granola Coconut Nuts and seeds…

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Chia & Cashew Grapefruit Pudding-The Honest Project

Chia & Cashew Grapefruit Pudding Chia puddings are one of the easiest to make and most delicious breakfasts out there. Made the night before, they are a great option for a healthy and convenient breakfast, especially for anyone pressed for time in the mornings. Packed full of omega 3 fatty acids, high in fibre and…

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Chia Pudding

Basic Chia Pudding This is one of our basic chia pudding recipes from our book ‘Cooking with chia.. for Dummies ‘ where we have loads of other tasty chia recipes, get yours in the link below! 2 servings. Ingredients: 1 Cup coconut milk 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 4 tablespoons…

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Berry Chia seed Ice Pops

Berry Chia seed Ice pops These ice-pops are a refreshing snack or perfect desert for the family. Kids love making these ice-pops and eating them, so get them involved! The recipe is dairy free but do alter to use cow’s milk if you wish. Cow’s milk will also boost the protein content. Each pop provides…

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Healthy Berry Smoothie

Healthy Berry Smoothie This smoothie provides 2 of your 5 a day and is high in protein, fibre and omega 3! It can work as a perfect breakfast accompaniment, an energising mid-morning pick me up or an after workout snack. If using as an after workout option you could add milk to boost the protein…

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Veggie Cottage Pie

Veggie Cottage Pie A perfect warming dinner for the family that provides 2 of your recommended 5 per day whilst being a good source of protein, fibre and omega-3 fatty acids! A great dish to introduce your family to a tasty vegetarian meal and if you’re a family that like spices you could add some…

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High Omega3 Soda Bread

High Omega 3 Soda Bread This nutritious soda bread is a slight twist on the traditional recipe. The inclusion of both Chia seeds, Walnut and Rapeseed Oil provide a great Omega boost. I have used the milled Chia seeds as I find they mix perfectly with the flour and won’t alter the texture of the…

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Chia Hummus

Chia Hummus A slight twist on regular hummus this is a lower fat option that is a source of both omega 3 and fibre. Delicious served with rice-cakes or raw veggies for a snack or serve with some cherry tomatoes and brown bread as a healthy lunchtime option. Makes 7 servings 232 kcal                     Source of…

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Chia Berry compote with Spelt Pancakes

Chia Berry compote with Spelt Pancakes These tasty berry compote pancakes makes a perfect breakfast treat and are full of nutrition. High in fibre and a source of protein and omega-3 …just top with some yogurt to add some calcium and you have created a healthy delicious breakfast to start your day! Serves 4 (2…

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Pan-fried Brie Toastie with a Tomato & Chia Relish

Pan-fried Brie Toastie with a Tomato & Chia Relish A sweet tomato & chia relish pairs perfectly with this indulgent toastie. Not only do the chia seeds give the relish a nutritional boost, but their properties aids in setting it. The relish will keep in the fridge for up to a week.   Ingredients: 600g…

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Chicken & Mango Salad with a Soy & Chia Dressing

Chicken & Mango Salad with a Soy & Chia Dressing With a great combination of ingredients, this is a wonderfully flavorsome salad. The zesty strips of the marinated chicken pair perfectly with the ripe mango and peanuts, and once drizzled with the soy and chia dressing the flavours all mingle together to create a taste…

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Chia Sausage Rolls

Chia Sausage Rolls Buttery pastry encasing a good-quality sausage will always result in something tasty, and who doesn’t love a good sausage roll?  To ensure the sausages are cooked thoroughly, I always first boil them before rolling in the pastry. Chia seeds added to the pastry make these rolls a little more nutritious and makes…

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Chia-Crusted Chicken Goujons with Sweet Potato Chips

Chia-Crusted Chicken Goujons with Sweet Potato Chips These chia-crusted goujons are a hit with adults and children alike. The crunchy crust perfectly encases the succulent chicken. When served alone, the goujons make for great finger food, but when paired with these delicious sweet potato chips, and a salad on the side, you have the makings…

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Roasted Red Pepper & Chia Seed Hummus & Crudités

Roasted Red Pepper & Chia Seed Hummus & Crudités Hummus is a great addition to a lunchbox, especially when you need to beat the 3 o’clock slump.  Chickpeas are rich in protein, which helps to keep you feeling fuller for longer. The addition of the chia to the hummus will help to thicken the hummus,…

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Chia Meatballs & Spaghetti in a Tomato Sauce

Chia Meatballs & Spaghetti in a Rich Tomato Sauce Meatballs are a great mid-week meal, as they’re never too time consuming to make and they are a meal that all the family will enjoy. In this recipe, the chia gel replaces the egg in the meatball mixture. The gel gives a nutritional boost while also…

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Banana, Berry & Chia Shake

Banana, Berry & Chia Shake The combination of the frozen banana with the thick Greek yogurt makes this drink luxuriously thick and creamy. While the slight tartness of the blueberries balances the natural sweetness of the banana perfectly.  The milled blueberry chia seeds are used in this recipe, but the cranberry chia mix is equally…

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Thai Chia Prawn Noodles

Thai Chia Prawn Noodles This flavoursome and healthy noodle dish can be prepared and ready to eat within thirty minutes, making it a wonderful midweek supper. A food processor is best to finely mince the needed ingredients for the spicy chia sauce. However, if you don’t have a processor, simply finely chop the coriander, chilli…

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Chia seeds ice lolly- fruity!

Chia seeds ice lolly – fruity ice is very nice! We’ve been enjoying the sunshine in the southeast for the past few weeks – and while we know that the Irish summer is not always predictable, the benefits of chia are! You can add chia to just about anything so why not make a refreshing…

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Fruity Chia Tray Bake (Dairy Free Bake)

Fruity Chia Tray Bake (Dairy Free Bake) Food allergies have become much more prevalent in recent years, and a common one is an allergy to dairy products. Chia seeds are used as an egg replacement in this recipe, making this fruity tray bake dairy-free. The apple sauce, banana and blueberries give a luscious moistness to…

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Lettuce Cups with Chilli Chia Beef Stir Fry

Lettuce Cups with Chilli Chia Beef Stir Fry For this dish, ideally marinade the meat overnight, as the texture and flavour of the beef benefits from the additional time in the marinade. Have the lettuce, scallions and red chilli prepared. These cups will only take moments to assemble, once the meat is cooked. Ingredients: Marinade…

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Strawberry Froyo with Chia Seeds & Granola

Strawberry Frozen yogurt with Chia Seeds & Granola We are working with the very talented Monika Coghlan of Pepperazzi  http://pepperazzi.ie/ to bring you some easy to make chia recipes. Monika’s love of food meets her passion for photography in her this delicious Chia Froyo creation. “School holiday time again, yay! Kids are having fun outdoors,…

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