- SUPER EASY CHIA GEL
(Less water, makes a thicker “gel”. You can also replace the water with apple juice, orange juice, or other sweet juices for a flavorful treat.)
Mix the chia seeds and water with a spoon or electric mixer.
Wait about 15 minutes , then give the mixture another stir.
Uses for the SIMPLE CHIA GEL:
The Gel can be eaten raw; it has NO flavor whatsoever.
It can be used as a thickener in raw soups, fruit smoothies and fresh jams.
EASY Ancient CHIA ISKIATE (Traditional Chia Energy Drink)
- 1 & 1/4 Cups of Water
- 1 Tablespoon Chia seeds
- 2 Teaspoons lemon or lime juice
- 3 Teaspoons Agave Nectar (Buy Agave Nectar at Amazon)
(Less or More to Taste)
Stir the chia seeds into the water; let them sit for about five minutes. Stir again to bring out more gel. The longer, it sits, the more the seeds release the gel. Add the lime or lemon juice. Then pour in the agave nectar to taste.
(Did you know that Agave is also used to make Tequila?!)
Uses for THE ANCIENT CHIA ISKIATE:
Drink before a run or before mutually consensual activities that require high levels of friskiness.
- Chiller Chia
- 2 Cups Chia Gel (See First Recipe: 4 Tablespoons Chia & 2 Cups of Water))
- 1 Cup Fresh Fruit Juice with Pulp (Yes, you need a Good Juicer
for this one. Buy a Good Juicer at Amazon).
Mix the gel, fruit juice and pulp together and place in freezer for 1 hour and serve.
- Chia Lemonade
- 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 cup natural apple juice
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- Some Ice (4 to 5 ice cubes)
Combine chia seeds and apple juice and let soak 30 minutes until it thickens. Add the lemon and ice.
To turn it into a refreshing slushy, blend everything together in a Good Blender(Buy a Good Blender at Amazon)
- Chia-colate Nut Energy Bars
- 1 1/2 cups pitted dates. (Make sure there are no seeds. Date seeds kill weak blenders and make terrifying sounds in good ones.)
- 1/3 cup raw cocoa powder
- 1/3 cup whole chia seeds
- 3/4 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
- 1 cup raw walnut pieces or your favorite nuts. Almonds are a nice substitute.
Place dates in bowl of food processor; puree until thick paste forms.
Add cocoa powder, chia seeds, vanilla. blend until everything is well mixed.
Add nuts, blend until nuts are finely chopped and well distributed through the mixture.
Transfer date mixture to wax paper, and press / roll mixture into 1/2 inch thick rectangle. Wrap tightly with the waxed paper, and then with foil. Refrigerate overnight for solid bars or eat warm. Make sure you store them in the fridge, they’ll spoil of they’re left out too long.