Are edible chia seeds the same as Chia Pets?
Similarly, you may ask, are Chia Pet plants edible?
CHIA PET SEEDS ARE EDIBLE (BUT YOU STILL SHOULDN'T EAT THEM). Chia seeds aren't just for growing—they're also for eating.
Secondly, how do you add chia seeds to a Chia Pet? Instructions for Growing Your Chia Pet® Planter
- Step 1: Soak your Chia Planter in water for half an hour.
- Step 2: In a separate container, mix 2 teaspoons of Chia Seeds with 1⁄4 cup water.
- Step 3: Empty excess water from your planter and place planter on the drip tray provided.
Similarly one may ask, what kind of seeds are used in Chia Pets?
Chia Pets are American styled terracotta figurines used to sprout chia, where the chia sprouts grow within a couple of weeks to resemble the animal's fur or hair. Moistened seeds of chia (Salvia hispanica) are applied to the grooved terra cotta figurine body.
Can you eat Chia from Chia Pets?
Q: Are the seeds used to grow Chia Pets the same ones found in trendy recipes? A: They are! But the chia seeds used in the -terra-cotta pets, which made their debut in 1977, shouldn't be eaten—they aren't -approved for consumption. Chia seeds are a good source of fiber, calcium, and omega-3.