♂ Chia Seeds - Where To Buy?

I have spent more dollars on other brands of organic chia seeds thinking that I got a good deal until I saw this! The country of origin for Bob's Red Mill Chia Seeds is Australia, and being a reputable brand, I think this is indeed the best value-for-money chia seeds available here, although it is not organic. Read more about this product. If you are looking for organic option, I'm sure there are countless at your local organic health stores.

Where to buy?
In Singapore
☼ SGD13.50 for 453gm. Best Buy!
Available at Mustafa Center, Singapore.
Exact location: Level 2, Row 9-11.

☼ Also available at a higher price about SGD15.50 at some Cold Storage and Giant Hyper.

☼ Buy this at Amazon.
☼ SGD15.23 at iHerb.
Chia gel can also be used as a substitute for eggs in many baked goods. Use a proportion of 1 to 6 ratio of Chia Seeds to Water to make chia gel. Use approximately one tablespoon of chia gel to replace one large egg in your baked goods.
The mild, nutty flavour of chia seed goes well with both sweet and savoury dishes. Use chia seed in puddings and smoothies, sprinkle on top of porridge and salads, and add to baked goods in place of flaxseed meal or poppy seeds.

Benefits of Chia Seeds:
- High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- High in Fiber
- Antioxidants
- High in Minerals
- Gluten-Free
- Egg Replacer
- Can Be Digested Whole
- Lower triglycerides ad cholesterol levels
- Regulate Blood Sugar

Important notes when purchasing chia seeds:
- Do not buy seeds that are made in China.
- Do not buy seeds that are not 100% pure.
- Do not buy cheap seeds, it implies that is of low quality seeds and possibly GMO.
- Choose organic seeds if budget permits.
- Choose reputable brand and certified production to ensure best guarantee quality.

Learning a new cuisine is actually not that challenging, it is the process of understanding & finding the ingredients in your area which is tedious and time-consuming. Thus, I am most willing to share with readers (Singapore, Malaysia and international) where I get the most value-for-money ingredients that are slightly uncommon. See more of the great, affordable & healthy stuff I am always get.


  1. [ Smiles ] I am a believer when it comes to the health of chia seeds.

    Great article, Daphne!

  2. Chia seeds are indeed good stuff! ;)