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Low Carb Mini Raspberry Pie with Chia Seeds Yes, chia seeds are those little seeds made famous by Chia Pets, but they have been around for a long time. The Aztecs ate them centuries ago.

This Low Carb Mini Raspberry Pie is a good example of the yummy low carb things you can make with chia seeds.

You can find the recipe for this and a variety of other recipes using chia seeds in the links below.

Chia seeds are low carb and gluten-free, making them perfect for diabetics, low carbers, and those who are gluten intolerant. They also have healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and fiber as well as other nutrients.

Your body can absorb the nutrients without the seeds having to be ground (unlike flax seeds), so you can use them whole or ground. They oxidize slowly, so they don't go rancid quickly.

Because you can use them whole or milled/ground, there are many ways to use chia seeds.

If you soak the whole seeds in liquid, they will form a gel. This comes in really handy for making things like puddings or thick drinks. Or a hot cereal that really hits the spot on cold mornings.

You can also sprinkle chia seeds on other foods, like salads.

My favorite way to use the seeds (either whole or milled/ground) is as a flour substitute in everything from crunchy waffles to mini cakes.

These Crispy Dark Chocolates are another example of the decadent, yet healthy things you can make with chia seeds.
Low Carb Crispy Dark Chocolates with Chia Seeds

* Chia Seed Recipes *

Low Carb Mini Raspberry Pie
Pictured at the top of the page

Low Carb Frosted Chia Brownie
Frosted dark chocolate mini cake/brownie

Low Carb Chocolate Chia Cake
Milk chocolate mini cake

Low Carb Spicy Chia Pudding Cake
Moist little spice cake

Low Carb Cinnamon Chia Pudding Cake
Cinnamony mini cake

Low Carb Crunchy Banana Chia Cake
Banana-flavored cake with a little crunch

Low Carb Chia Berry Crumble

Chia seeds simulate raspberry seeds perfectly

Low Carb Raspberry Coconut Crumble
Raspberry-flavored filling with coconut crumble topping

Low Carb Chia Cherry Crunch
Cherry-flavored filling with crunchy topping

Low Carb Mint Chocolate Crunch
Chia seeds thicken this chocolaty crunch

Low Carb Chia Bread Pudding
Reminiscent of bread pudding

Low Carb Chia Tapioca Pudding
Tapioca-like texture

Low Carb Chia Tapioca 2
Alternative tapioca recipe

Low Carb Almond Spice Chia Pudding
Almond-flavored spicy pudding

Low Carb Banana Chia Pudding
Banana-flavored pudding

Low Carb Lemon Chia Pudding
Lemony flavor

Low Carb Minty Chia Pudding
Amazingly tastes like mint chocolate chip ice cream!

Low Carb Mint Chocolate Chia Pudding
Great mint & chocolate combo

Low Carb Mocha Chia Pudding
Mocha flavor in a thick pudding

Low Carb Root Beer Float Chia Pudding
The flavor without the carbs or calories

Low Carb Chia Seed Flat Bread
Great for burger buns

Low Carb Garlicky Chia Flat Bread
Flavorful flat bread

Low Carb Chia Cheesy Garlic Bread
Great combo of cheese and garlic

Low Carb Banana Spice Chia Waffle
Tastes like banana nut

Low Carb Chia Gingerwaffle
Gingerbread-flavored waffle topped with whipped cream

Low Carb Irish Cream Chia Waffle
Irish Cream sugar-free syrup flavors this simple waffle

Low Carb Pecan Chia Waffle
Waffle with real pecans

Low Carb Crispy Chia Waffle
Crispy low carb waffle at last!

Low Carb Crispy Almond Chia Waffle
Delicate almond flavor in a crispy waffle

Low Carb Crunchy Coconut Chia Waffle
Coconut flour and chia seeds together

Low Carb Crunchy Orange Chia Waffle
Orange-flavored waffle with lots of crunch

Low Carb Crunchy Raspberry Chia Waffle
Raspberry-flavored waffle with crunch

Low Carb Cinnamon Chia Wiscotti
Crunchy cross between a waffle and biscotti

Low Carb Orange Wiscotti
Orange-flavored crunchy Wiscotti

Low Carb Raspberry Wiscotti
Raspberry-flavored crunchy Wiscotti

Stuffing Oneself Low Carb Stuffing
... Or a turkey!

Low Carb Chewy Pizza Crust
Chia seed, flaxmeal, and coconut flour crust

Low Carb Mini Pizza Crust
Thick little crust made with chia seeds, almond meal, and coconut flour

Low Carb Garlic-Cheese Mini Focaccia
Garlicky and filling made with chia seeds, almond meal, and coconut flour

Low Carb Hot Chia Cereal
Easy and quick on a cold morning

Low Carb Hot Chocolate Chia Cereal
The flavor of hot chocolate with marshmallows

Low Carb Raspberry Jam
Amazingly realistic raspberry seeds!

Low Carb Chia Berry Jam
Another berry-flavored jam

Low Carb Blackberries and Cream
Realistic blackberries topped with whipped cream

Low Carb Crispy Dark Chocolates
Chocolates with a slight crunch

How to Make Low Carb Crispy Dark Chocolates with Chia Seeds
Step-by-step directions with pictures

Low Carb Crispy Mint Chocolates
Minty chocolates with a crunch

Low Carb Crispy Orange Chocolates
Orange-chocolate combo

Low Carb Chia Dessert Crepes
Crepes made from ground or milled chia seeds

Low Carb Berry Filling
Berry-flavored filling for crepes

Chia Seed Recipes
Chia recipe folder at DARdreams

* Chia Seed Sources *

It's getting easier to find chia seeds in your local store, but you can also order them online and sometimes they are cheaper that way.  I'm giving you some links to get started.

Hidalgo Foods carries a variety of chia seeds, including black, white, whole, and cold-milled in many different amounts. 

Chia Seed
Bob's Red Mill Chia Seed
From Netrition

Chia Seed, Organic
NOW Chia Seed, Organic 
From Netrition

Chia Seed
Nutiva Chia Seed
From Netrition





 


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