8 Delicious Ways to Use Up a Bag of Chia Seeds

Chocolate-Chip PuddingIf youve got leftover chia seeds from an experimental recipe of the past, pull them out of the pantry, because believe it or not, we can put them to work in kid-friendly recipes. All six of these kid-tested options deliver tried-and-true results, for meals as well as treats from breakfast until dessert.

Chocolate-Chia Pudding
For the next-level take on traditional chocolate pudding, use chia seeds to naturally thicken this good-for-you dessert.

Chia Seed PuddingChia Seed Pudding
Giada De Laurentiis creamy-dreamy breakfast, from Food Network Magazine, blends almond milk, Greek yogurt, maple syrup as well as vanilla extract, as well as the chia seeds soak up which dainty mixture overnight, puffing up similar to tapioca by morning.

Chia Seed Pudding PopsChia Seed Pudding Pops
Or, palliate your crew in to the universe of chia seed pudding by frozen the total thing in to pops. Who wouldnt want to eat the pudding cocktail for breakfast?

Buttery Oatmeal BarsButtery Oatmeal Bars
These rich as well as honeyed bars are full of stick-with-you ingredients similar to total oats, as well as the chia seeds supplement only the tiny crunch. Slathered with the jam of your choice, theyre the cranky in between the DIY Nutri-Grain club as well as an oatmeal cookie.

Lemon Chia MuffinsLemon Chia Muffins
Not usually are these tender muffins laced with bright lemon extract in the batter, but theyre also topped with the honeyed honey-lemon drizzle.

Three-Ingredient Strawberry Chia Seed Jam3-Ingredient Strawberry Chia Seed Jam
This overnight recipe is so simple my preschoolers can make it themselves. And while the result is honeyed sufficient to spread on toast, its also amazing right out of the bowl. #BetterThanApplesauce

10-Minute Chocolate, Fruit & Nut Balls10-Minute Chocolate, Fruit & Nut Balls
This protein-packed snack involves usually dual steps: pulse in the food processor, afterwards roll in to balls. Use the basic recipe here, or conform it in any way we like.

Frozen Peach SmoothieMy Kids Favorite Smoothie Recipe
Hands down, the best way to use chia seeds is by throwing the dip in to every smoothie. We adore this one with no sugar, only fruit as well as the few other fixins which make this simple smoothie the hit every time at the place.

Charity Curley Mathews is the mother of 4 tiny kids who have never once heard the phrase, ch-ch-ch-chia! except for when she sings it at home. Every single time she cooks with chia seeds. #BecauseExposure Shes the writer to InStyle, eHow as well as Huffington Post, as well as the founder ofFoodlets.com, the site about teaching kids to adore great food, with simple recipes and tried-and-true tips for pulling it off. Most of the time.