15 Ways to Use Chia Seed Gel

September 26 2012

15 Ways to Use Chia Seed Gel

We gave you a little introduction on chia seed gel here. It's been one of our more popular blog posts, so we thought we do a follow up with a good long list of ways to use chia seed gel, once you've made it. Don't get stuck in a chia gel rut, this stuff is super versatile! Here's a list of 15 ways we've seen to use it. Feel free to leave us more ideas in the comments! Running low on your chia supply? We've got some of the best prices around if its time to stock up!

15 Ways to Use Chia Seed Gel

1. Make a healthy chia seed energy gel. Find the recipe here.

2. Simpe Mexican style "chia fresca". Simple mix of chia gel, water and lime juice. Add a touch of honey for sweetness.

3. Use 1 tbs of seeds to 1/4 cup of water to make the perfect gel consistency for egg replacement in baked goods.

4. Use to naturally thicken soups and sauces.

5. Use as a binder in meatloaf/meatballs instead of eggs or breadcrumbs.

6. Use chia gel instead of oil in salad dressing. Cuts a lot of calories!

7. Add a few tablespoons to scrambled eggs to make them fluffier.

8. Mix with peanut butter for a spread on toast.

9. Make gel with fruit juice instead of water and use as an ice cream topping.

10. Blend gel with steamed cauliflower and chicken stock for a simple pasta sauce.

11. Use chia gel as a binder for Thanksgiving stuffing/dressing.

12. Use a few tablespoons of chia seed gel as a natural way to combat acid reflux.

13. Chia seed gel can be used to make these chia energy chews. Great for taking on hikes or long distance runs.

14. Flavor chia gel with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix with sesame seeds and dehydrate for 8 hours for crispy chia crackers.

15. Enjoy in your favorite adult beverage - making it a little more health friendly (chia margarita!)