Chia seeds are loaded with fiber and can be included in all types of diets, including vegan and ketogenic diets.
They're also high in antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and improve heart health.
Although they don't have much flavor, chia seeds do take on an interesting, jelly-like consistency when soaked in liquid. This snack has fewer than 200 calories:
Chia seed pudding
1 tablespoon (15 grams) of chia seeds
1/3 cup (80 ml) of water
1 tablespoon (15 grams) of cocoa powder
1 tablespoon (15 grams) of peanut butter
A pinch of stevia or other sweetener, if desired
Combine chia seeds and water in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Stir in cocoa powder, peanut butter, and sweetener.