Our new lot of organic defatted chia protein flour has arrived from Paraguay!
The flour is obtained from 100% seeds of Salvia Hispanica that has had most of the fat removed. The manufacturing of the product takes place under a controlled process by mechanical cold press, preserving the quality of the product.
Chia flour can be used as a nutritional supplement. It has a subtle and slightly nutty flavor. A dosage varies from person to person. Use Chia Flour in a wide variety of gluten-free recipes as 1-to-1 replacement for wheat flours or others flours. Mix in with foods like yogurt, oatmeal or shakes for extra fiber, protein, minerals and antioxidants.
In one lot’s nutritional test, our organic defatted chia flour has 29.3 grams of protein, 7 grams of fat, and 53.6 grams of fiber per 100 grams.
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