My New (Healthy) Addiction: Mamma Chia

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaThanks to my friend Lauren, author of the newly popular, Realivze Health blog, I have a new delicious addiction to Mamma Chia! Mamma Chia, as Lauren described it is, “like jello for vegans.” Read more…

Celebrities are Turning To Mamma Chia

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaChia seeds used to be something you stuck to a clay figurine to grow a pet. Today, they are part of a new fruit drink called Mamma Chia that can help you improve your energy and stamina all day. Chia seeds are an ancient super seed that contain 500 times more calcium than milk, as much omega-3 as wild salmon, antioxidants, fiber, complete protein, and they can aid … Read more…

Vogue Daily – The New Health Kicks of the Season – Mamma Chia

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaNew in from California, Mamma Chia comes without that fizzy mess, and is packed with Omega-3s and powerful antioxidants, which are said to be great for the skin, among other organs. Just try not to focus on the fact that the gelatinous seeds in the bottle are the same ones that used to sprout “fur” on the back of your Chia Pet. Read more…

Mamma Chia – Seed Your Soul

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaYou might have seen these around lately – glass bottles filled with juice with teeny little bits floating in it and thought, “what IS that??” Well, those little things are chia seeds and they’re teeny powerhouses chock full of healthy goodness. Read more…

6 New Superfoods You Definitely Haven’t Tried Before

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaDr. Oz recently named chia seeds one of the top five supplements women should take, touting its high fiber content (11 grams in just one ounce–three times what you’ll find in oatmeal), which helps you feel full more quickly … Read more…

The Tasty Benefits of Chia Seeds

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaMy new favorite treat is chia seed drinks. They come in many different flavors and the chia seeds float suspended in the juice and have the feel of small tapioca pearls. I love to drink a bottle before going to the gym, because chia has a remarkable energizing effect. My favorite of the growing number of companies offering chia drinks is Mamma Chia, started by an awesome women named Janie. Read more…

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaTrend forecaster trendcentral says chia seeds (yes, the same seeds that sprout from those kitschy, terra-cotta Chia pet figurines) are being added to food and beverages due to their reported “energy boosting” and healing abilities. Yumsugar says chia seeds were heralded centuries ago by the Aztecs and the Mayans; chia, in fact, is the Mayan word for strength. Read more…

Stella Wishes

chia, chia drink, chia seeds, mama chia, mamma chiaTry these drinks! I had the Coconut Mango last night (from Whole Foods), and it was quite delicious, refreshing and fun to drink! Each drink boasts omega-3s, fiber, protein, antioxidents and calcium. Read more…

PCC Kid Pick Program

Mamma Chia is excited that our Raspberry Passion has been selected as a PCC Kid Pick item for 2012! Since 2004, the kids of PCC have been taste-testing products to find out which items put a smile on children’s faces in an effort to help parents and families navigate the world of natural foods. Thank you to all the kids that helped to vote Mamma Chia as a PCC Kid Pick! To see all of the PCC Kid Picks visit: http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/healthykids/picks/

Mamma Chia in Organic Processing Magazine

After a very successful year, founder Janie Hoffman returned to announce the Mamma Chia Donor Advised Fund, which will contribute 1 percent of sales to the Slow Money “Soil Trust” to help other entrepreneurs build conscious food systems. Read more …

Glitz, Glam, Granola – Mamma Chia Review

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaNever one to pass up free samples, I immediately walked over to the table and started trying some of the flavors. This stuff is delicious! It comes in four flavors: Cherry Lime, Raspberry Passion, Blackberry Hibiscus and my personal favorite, Cranberry Lemonade. Read more …

Beverage Spectrum – Chia: A New Category Sprouts

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaBy Ray Latif – No longer just for dog-shaped window plants, chia is now a rising star in the world of “superfoods” — and a fast-emerging ingredient to watch in the beverage industry. Read more …

Serious Eats – Cool Drinks: Mamma Chia

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaFor a long time chia seeds were only stocked at health food markets, touted as a “superfood” with numerous health benefits. The seeds could be used in many different ways, easily blended into baked goods, and toasted and incorporated into salads. But now chia seeds have gone mainstream with texturally memorable Mamma Chia drinks. Read more …

Scissors and Spice – Favorite Find: Mamma Chia

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaBeing a little familiar with the health benefits of chia and super curious, I picked a bottle of the Raspberry Passion flavor. I loved it! It’s like a slightly sweet tea flavor with the fun crunch of the chia seeds in a every sip! I can’t wait to try the other flavors. Read more …

Chia Drinks Go National: Mamma Chia Signs With UNFI

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaOnly eight months after its initial launch, Mamma Chia yesterday announced an agreement with United Natural Foods (UNFI) to distribute its organic chia seed beverage nationwide. Read more …

‘Good’ Ideas: News for Socially Conscious Business Owners

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaMamma Chia offers a wide variety of organic chia seed beverage. The company donates 1 percent of its gross sales to support healthy, local food systems. Read more …

Another Great Small Business Investment: Mamma Chia

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaArticle on Huffington Post by Tweezerman founder, Dal LaMagna, discussing his investment in Mamma Chia. Read more …

Mamma Chia Selected VegNews’ “This Week’s Must-Have”

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaMamma Chia was selected this week as VegNews’ “This Week’s Must-Have” product. Read more …

Skagit Valley Food Co-op Sings Praises for Mamma Chia

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaWe are pleased to be featured in the Skagit Valley Food Co-op’s blog. See what the fine folks in Mount Vernon, WA have to say about Mamma Chia. Read more …

Sprouts: Fresh off the Press – April 2011

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chia“Mamma Chia is delicious and fun for your mouth,” the energetic Hoffman gushed during a recent phone call. And she’s right! … Read more …

Gimmeyummy – March 2011

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaLet me tell you of the delights that I experienced on my most recent and desperately needed trip out West …Read more…

Ranch and Coast Magazine – February 2011

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaIn four tasty flavors that are fun to drink (try one and you’ll see what I mean), Mamma contains chia seeds… Read more …

Kissing LA – January 2011

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaI have just found my HOLY GRAIL: Mamma Chia: my, my how can I resist you?…Read more…

Holistic Nutritionista – December 2010

chia beverage, chia drink, chia seed, kombucha, mama chia, mamma chiaWhile perusing the aisles of Whole Foods during the holidays I came across a most interesting new drink. It’s called Mamma Chia — a fun, high energy drink made with chia seeds! …Read more…