You know it’s important to eat healthy, but it can get frustrating eating the same old plain, healthy foods. Chia is a seed from the mint family that is rich in omega-3, fatty acids. They are also rich in calcium, phosphorous, and manganese. You can soak a tablespoon of chia seeds with a quarter cup of water to make a substitute for eggs in your baking. Add chia seeds to many of your favorite recipes, or mix with cinnamon and butter to spread over hot scones. Mix chia seeds withBBQ sauce and rub over meat before grilling. Stir whole chia seeds into yogurt or sprinkle over salad. Chia seeds slow down your body’s conversion of starches into sugar. Mix chia seeds into your varied diet.