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Chia Seed Gel

A gel that can be added to a range of dishes for an extra nutritional boost.
Course Nutritional Addition
Cuisine Baby
Keyword Chia Gel
Prep Time 2 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 24kcal

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup (60ml) Milk / Water Can use breast milk, formula, cows milk, unsweetened plant based milk (such as soy, oat, almond, coconut)
  • 1 tbsp (9g) Chia Seeds Black or white

Instructions

  • Add the milk and seeds to a small mixing bowl and mix well. 
  • After a couple of minutes, give the mixture another good mix to ensure any clumps of chia seeds, that may have formed, are properly broken down.
  • Refrigerate and allow the seeds to sit in the liquid until the seeds have absorbed the liquid and a gel is formed, around 30 mins.

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Notes

Add a spoonful or two of this chia gel into foods like oatmeal, yogurt, soups, sauces or mashed vegetables.
Nutritional information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. Facts are based using cows milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg