Chia Seeds

The word chia is actually pronounced phonetically as “ky-uh”, meaning that a chia seed is not in the same family as the freakishly odd chia pets, plants, etc. that have been popularized on television by growing green-colored hair at a rapid rate. Actually, chia seeds come from a type of plant that has flowers. Similarly to sunflower seeds, they can be harvested in their season (meaning whenever they look ripe). Chia seeds can only be grown well in Mexico and Guatemala. It has been proposed that the chia plant was a main factor in the diet of ancient civilizations in […]