10 Nutrient-Packed Recipes to Whip Up With Chia Seed

5-Minute Chai Spiced Breakfast Quinoa

This warm dish is sweet with a hint of spiciness. The ingredients include almond milk, Chai tea, cooked quinoa, maple syrup, chia seeds, and cinnamon.

Superfood Salad

For a nutritious supper, try this salad from Choosing Chia. "This recipe is an excellent source of vitamin K from the kale, spinach, and broccoli," Palumbo said in a statement.

Pan-Seared Salmon With Chia Crust

This recipe from Feasting at Home calls for pan-seared wild salmon with a chia seed crust. "The wild salmon provides those hard-to-get eicosapentaenoic acids (EPA) found in fatty fish, 

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

For an occasional dessert, try Downshiftology's nutrient-rich chocolate chia seed pudding dish. 

Breakfast Baked Sweet Potatoe

This breakfast meal from Ambitious Kitchen is high in potassium, due to the banana and sweet potatoes.

Morning Sunshine Chia Seed Smoothie

This summer smoothie contains nutritional ingredients such as spinach, orange, pineapple, and chia seeds.

Lemon Chia Seed Pancake

Lemon chia seed pancakes are a healthier variation on a breakfast favorite. They use simple ingredients such as spelt or whole wheat flour, chia seeds, vegan buttermilk (nondairy milk with lemon juice), pure cane sugar, and lemon zest.

Pineapple Popsicles With Chia Seed

Jessica Gavin's popsicles are the ideal snack for warm days. Simply combine coconut milk, pineapple juice, crushed pineapple, honey, and chia seeds. Pour into popsicle molds. 

Oven Baked Chicken Tenders With a Healthy Seed Crust

To prepare, coat each chicken strip in flour, then egg wash, and finally with a crunchy crumb mixture before frying. 

Healthy Homemade Coconut Chia Granola

While easy, A Mind "Full" Mom's homemade granola is packed with beneficial nutrients. This nutritious breakfast or snack includes oats, chia seeds, unsweetened shredded coconut, maple syrup, and cinnamon.

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