6 Easy and Healthy Chia Seed Recipes to Try This Fall


Caitlin M.
ByCaitlin M.

If you're like us, you've vowed to cook more this fall. (It is crockpot season, after all!) To help you accomplish all of your fall feast goals, we've found some amazing—and amazingly easy—recipes to try using one of our favorite ingredients: chia. Chia seeds are so much more than the tiny accouterments you add to your smoothies or salads. They can be used in everything from pancakes to meatballs (yep, you read that correctly!) So read on to get some fall-inspired recipes, starring your new BFF, chia!

Vegan Pumpkin Scones w/ Strawberry Chia Seed Jam + Cardamom Whipped Coconut Cream by Veggie Num Num

pumpkin chia scones

Just reading this recipe is making our mouths water. This tasty treat has all the makings of a delicious fall indulgence to pair with tea or coffee. In just 30 minutes, you can be on your way to vegan breakfast goodness.

Apple Cinnamon Chia Seed Pudding by Healthy Glow

apple cinnamon chia see pudding

Another yummy find we spotted comes from Healthy Glow. This apple cinnamon chia pudding is seriously so easy, you can sleep in and have a nourishing breakfast!

Chia Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies by Eating Bird Food

chia oatmeal cookies

Cookies for breakfast? We're in! This recipe might have cookie in the name, but trust us, the ingredients used are actually quite healthy. Go ahead, have seconds. 

Banana Chia Seed Pancakes by Bowl of Delicious!

banana chia see pancakes

What's brunch without pancakes? (We shudder to think!) So give this banana and chia combo a try for your next brunch sesh. These ingredients are so healthy, you just might reconsider this breakfast staple for any meal. 

Chia Meatballs and Marinara by Bare Root Girl

chia meatballs and marinara

But chia isn't reserved for morning meals. It's a valuable addition to any dinner table. This recipe from Bare Root Girl uses chia seeds right in the meatballs so you get a double dose of filling nutrition!

Gluten-Free Chia Chicken Tenders by Lauren Kelly Nutrition

chia chicken nuggets

Another unexpected, but totally delightful chia dinner find comes in the form of chicken tenders. We're into this recipe thanks to it's simple ingredients and short cooking time. Who says you can't have fast food for dinner?

How do you use chia seeds? Share with us some of your favorite chia seed recipes!

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Caitlin M.
Caitlin M.
Runner. Music lover. All things nachos. Follow me on Instagram: @caitlinsmiller