Genius ways to use up store-cupboard chia seeds, wheatgerm and other trendy nibbles

Posted by Sainsbury's on 27 January 2017

Snapped up all the seeds, nuts and on-trend ingredients from the supermarket shelves in a frenzy of healthier-eating resolutions?

Sure, you can blitz them into smoothies - but here are some more imaginative ways to use up these antioxidant powerhouses.

Raw chocolate cheesecake

It looks naughty, it tastes naughty - but no one would guess it’s actually a pretty saintly concoction of cacao powder, coconut oil, nuts and dates.

Raw chocolate cheesecake
Via: Sainsbury’s / Honestly Healthy

Chia and raspberry pudding

Beetroot bright and much easier to make than it looks, this prepare-in-advance breakfast is packed with chia and hemp seeds.

Chia and raspberry pudding
Via: Sainsbury’s / David Frenkiel

White chocolate and matcha brownies

Matcha powder, made from green tea leaves, transforms brownies into a gloriously green dream.

White chocolate and matcha brownies
Via: Sainsbury’s

Buckwheat noodle salad

Trendy skin benefiting seaweed, with a dressing crammed with super-tasty seeds, make this salad as pretty as a picture, too.

Buckwheat noodle salad
Via: Sainsbury’s / Dan Jones and Lorenzo Mazzega

Matcha hot chocolate

Matcha lends a bittersweet flavour to an oh-so comforting mug of hot choc.

Matcha hot chocolate
Via: saveur.com

Chocolate-orange porridge

This morning treat tastes like a super-indulgent pud, but with raw cacao powder and goji berries, it's almost guilt free.

Chocolate-orange porridge
Via: Sainsbury’s / Rachel Maylor

Seeded crackers

Crunch into these homemade crackers, made with coconut oil and five different varieties of seed.

Seeded crackers
Via: Sainsbury’s

Raspberry chia jam

This scarlet jam takes only 20 minutes to make. A clever way to smuggle seeds on to your morning toast.

Raspberry chia jam
Via: Sainsbury’s / Rachel Maylor

Avocado, banana and cacao mousse

Cacao, coconut and avocado: this creamy mousse pulls off an on-trend treble.

Avocado, banana and cacao mousse
Via: Sainsbury’s

Pristine black forest parfait

Thanks to cacao and coconut oil, this perfect parfait is much more than just a pretty face.

Pristine black forest parfait
Via: Sainsbury’s / Lisa Linder

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