A high-energy gel used by the Aztecs to run great distances. This gel can be stored and used for 3 weeks.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 servings
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix the Chia seeds and water in a small, sealable jar. Shake for 15 seconds and rest 1 minute. Shake another 15 seconds and refrigerate until gelatinous, about 10 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

sodium 0.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
08/06/2012
Great directions for a general idea on chia gel. Once you start to consume this often all you have to do is eyeball it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/06/2012
Great directions for a general idea on chia gel. Once you start to consume this often all you have to do is eyeball it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/09/2012
Excellent...thanks for this! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/29/2012
A couple of tablespoons in my smoothie! Perfect!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/03/2013
thanks! I use this all the time now I just did some with orange juice so it's quick and easy to put in baked goods and smoothies!:) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2015
I love to add a couple of tablespoons to juice. I have a question how long will this gel keep in the refrigerator? Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2014
Amazing and simple! Put some in my morning yogurt and it gives it the consistency of tapioca pudding. Thank you for sharing! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/19/2015
I add it to my Greek yogurt and morning smoothies. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/04/2017
Easy to do now I have to figure out what to do with it. Smoothie is the obvious but what else???? Hmmmmm Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/25/2014
I love it this recipe. I mix my raw honey and wheat grass juice with it and take it by the spoonful. It is so much fun to eat this way. For my children I use natural fruit juice they like the different colors and flavors. Read More
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