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Use Chia Seeds When You Bake

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Chia seeds can replace butter in many baked goods. 1 of the qualities of the Chia seed is its hydrophilic properties, with the ability to absorb more than 12x its weight in water.
The shelf life is less than w/ butter, but the fat and calorie difference is huge!

MORE INFORMATION:
Follow this link to learn everything there is to know about the Chia seed. http://www.living-foods.com/
articles/chia.html
I
buy my Chia seeds at Whole Foods.
- Submitted by STACSKEL 5/2/2010 in Cooking | 4 Comments
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KIMFISH76 6/22/2011 9:39:00 AM

    I put them in my smoothies, but I didn't know I could bake with them! Thanks!
ROOTIHAUSMAN 7/13/2010 10:20:00 PM

    That is very interesting. Where do you get them?
SUNNY1432 6/15/2010 10:39:00 AM

    This sounds really interesting. Where can you get Chai seeds?
818VALERIE 5/2/2010 2:29:00 PM

    what is a chia seed?

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