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Offline BonitaApplebum

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2018, 04:34:55 PM »
God I hate the word pudding.

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2018, 05:55:34 PM »
Dry cardboard?  I guess I'll keep trusting my gut where chia is concerned. 

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #22 on: April 10, 2018, 07:20:50 PM »
Eh, chia is a vehicle for other stuff/flavors. Like quinoa, who the fuck eats unseasoned quinoa?

Sociopaths, that’s who.

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #23 on: April 11, 2018, 06:40:42 AM »
Eh, chia is a vehicle for other stuff/flavors. Like quinoa, who the fuck eats unseasoned quinoa?

Sociopaths, thatís who.

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good point... and if you really concentrate on the taste of quinoa itself, it's worse than dry cardboard...

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #24 on: April 11, 2018, 07:40:55 AM »
yep!
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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #25 on: April 16, 2018, 11:50:10 AM »
Honestly, I do not really "get" chia seeds as a necessary part of a diet. If you like them, great. But I think the most common way to eat them is as a pudding with a lot of added sweetener & fat so I'm not sure chia pudding is superior to other sorts of pudding or even something like overnight oats. To me, the texture & taste tends to be pretty similar to something like bircher meusli-- more like sweet, cold, poridge, than custard.  Also, they are pretty calorie dense and I just do not have a need for calorie dense foods, especially as a transport vehicle for additional sugar & fat, as I am generally a pretty "easy keeper". For me, increasing my fiber via more veggies & a limited amount of legumes & whole grains is better bang for my buck.

I think there is a chia lobby that got a lot of instagram influencers on board which is driving the whole chia thing, personally. But maybe I'm crazy.

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2018, 07:54:23 AM »
So I tried it! I did the coconut milk + chia seeds in a jar, with some honey and cinnamon as recommended. It's pretty decent, I don't mind the texture at all. And it has provided some digestive benefits.

How long does this stuff last in the fridge? I think I made too much, if I'm only doing a few spoonfuls at a time.

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #27 on: April 27, 2018, 07:58:58 AM »
Hmm maybe too many benefits...

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Re: Chia seeds wtf
« Reply #28 on: April 27, 2018, 09:40:54 AM »
Hmm maybe too many benefits...

 :roll:  Like the time I ate a large bowl of shelled edamame and learned just how allergic I was to soy.  Should have scheduled a colonoscopy the day after.

 

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