Salba Smart Chia Seeds ~ So Versatile! (**GIVEAWAY**)

This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review.

Salba Smart Chia is a part of my daily routine.  I usually start my day out with chia seeds, but this product is so healthy and so versatile that you can really add it to anything.  I love the crunch they add to my breakfast foods, including yogurt, hot oatmeal, and granola, but you don’t have to limit yourself to breakfast foods or sprinkling on foods ~ chia seeds can be used for baking and much more!

Chia seeds have so much to offer, and the health benefits are quite numerous  Gram for gram, chia seeds offer:

  • 325% more fiber than oatmeal
  • 800% more Omega-3 (ALA) than salmon (EPA/DHA)
  • 30% more antioxidants than blueberries (based on ORAC values)
  • 1500% more magnesium than broccoli
  • 200% more potassium than bananas

Plus, Salba Chia is Non-GMO Project Verified – so no worrying about what you are feeding your family.

Besides breakfast foods, some of my favorite recipes for chia seeds include smoothies and energy bites.

I make banana bread all the time.  So this time, I added a couple tablespoons of ground chia seed to the mix.  It doesn’t get any easier than that!  I love that Salba chia seeds can be used for so many things, plus this way I can use it in different foods that I make for the whole family.  Because these little seeds have so many benefits, there are lots of reasons to ‘sneak’ these in where you can, so I take it upon myself to offer it in foods to my husband and kids.  Our family is vegetarian, so I am especially glad to get the extra omega-3’s that this product offers.

Banana Bread

Here are 10 easy ways to use chia seeds!

1.       Sprinkled on top of salads (think sesame seed)

2.       To make healthy pudding

3.       To thicken soup or gravy

4.       Mixed in oatmeal, yogurt or a smoothie

5.       To make homemade energy gel

6.       As a “breading” for baking chicken

7.       In a meatloaf!

8.       Chia seeds soaked in fruit juice as a topping for ice cream or cheesecake

9.       Baked in cookies, brownies or cake

10.    Soak chia seeds in milk and mix through hot oatmeal

If you are looking for creative ideas, check out Salba Smart’s websiteYou can find some great recipes for the whole family, including Gluten-Free Pumpkin Banana Bread and Salba Turkey Meatballs & Pasta.

Salba Smart Ground Chia Seeds

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BUY IT!  You can purchase Salba Chia products on their website, Amazon, or use their store locator to find a store near you.

WIN IT! Enter to win two bags of chia seeds using the Rafflecopter form below.

WIN A BIG PRIZE PACK!   If you bake something with Salba Chia Seeds (cookies, cake, whatever!) and send me a photo by 11/15/13 to win a BIG prize pack: Salba Chia Whole Seed Bag, Premium Ground Seed Bag, Whole Seed BOOST Sleeve, Premium Ground BOOST Sleeve PLUS a Salba Smart t-shirt!  The big prize pack will go to the first two people to e-mail me at Marysa AT anationofmoms DOT com.  I will update this post when I have 2 winners for the big prize pack!

This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review.


Salba Smart Chia – 2 winners!

Each will win 1 bag whole seed & 1 bag premium ground chia seed (ARV $28)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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