Recipes — chia

Mark Collins
Pepper& Chia Encrusted Seared Ahi with Spicy Cilantro Sesame Sauce and Coconut Quinoa

Pepper& Chia Encrusted Seared Ahi with Spicy Cilantro Sesame Sauce and Coconut Quinoa

 Chia seeds are perhaps, one of the most amazing seeds for coating fish. It sounds weird right? We've been pleasantly surprised by how simple it is to encrust a filet without adding any additional egg or sticky substance. That's because of the way chia naturally absorbs water. It becomes sticky on it's own and then when it is seared in a dry pan on this Ahi, it becomes crunchy! It's the coolest weirdest thing ever! Chia, loaded with omega 3 oils is the perfect way to eat your tuna. This Asian fusion dish uses a little twist on the rice,...

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Mark Collins
30-Second Microwave White Chia Seed Crepes with Balsamic Glazed Spiced Oranges and Berries

30-Second Microwave White Chia Seed Crepes with Balsamic Glazed Spiced Oranges and Berries

Crepes are sometimes considered difficult to make, but there's an easy way. It is almost too easy.  This method that our chef uses takes just 30 seconds per crepe in the microwave to make and the results are fantastic and impressive! They're four ingredients to make, healthy, and fast! But, before we get into the simple basics of chia crepes, let's talk nutrition. Organic Grains White Chia Seed  are awesome! Here are a few facts you might not know about this seed... Unlike their black chia seed counterparts, white chia can very easily be hidden in your lighter colored baked goods....

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Mark Collins
Sprouted Einkorn & Seed Flatbread and 3 Vegan Ways to Love It

Sprouted Einkorn & Seed Flatbread and 3 Vegan Ways to Love It

What is Einkorn? In this recipe, we’re also using an ancient form of wheat called Einkorn that is said to be one of the earliest used by man about five thousand years ago. It’s one of the simple forms of wheat that hasn’t been hybrid or changed in its basic composition. It is no wonder that it is considered by some to be more digestible than other forms of wheat. It still contains forms of gluten proteins though, so don’t be confused by anyone who says it’s gluten-free. Why Sprouted? When Einkorn is sprouted and made into flour, the grain...

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Mark Collins
Chia Orange Julius-style Almond Milk Cream Smoothie

Chia Orange Julius-style Almond Milk Cream Smoothie

It's an all American flavor. Orange Julius. It's not necessarily a healthy option, but this one is! At right around 300 calories and 8 grams of fiber, it is a wonderful way to get a jump-start on the morning.  Why Chia? Chia has made a tremendous comeback over the last few years, despite the previous 500 years or so of relative obscurity. So what's the deal with this super-food? Why the buzz? Chia seeds are the highest plant source of omega-3 fatty acids, and they contain more fiber than flax seeds or nuts. Chia seeds are gluten-free and come in Black and White varieties. Because of...

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