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Chia seeds aren’t just for growing a fuzzy green pet — or getting that annoying jingle stuck in your head. This small, nutty seed is gaining popularity thanks to its long list of nutrients. Full of fiber, protein and antioxidants, chia seeds are the perfect way to start your morning on the right foot. Toss them in to yogurt, bake them in to muffins or add a handful to thicken up smoothies.
Constantly on-the-go? Health Warrior‘s chia seed bars in coconut, acai berry and chocolate peanut butter make getting in a pre-workout snack as easy as tearing open a wrapper. Move over protein and granola bars, there’s a new snack bar in town.
You can buy your own Health Warrior Chia Bars or enter in the comments for a chance to win a 15-pack of bars, plus a 16-ounce bag of chia seeds. Just let us know, in the comments, why you love chia seeds. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, April 20 at 5 p.m. EST.
We’re giving away one box of Health Warrior chia bars and a 16-ounce bag of chia seeds to two lucky, randomly selected commenters. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.
You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on April 18 and 5 p.m. EST on April 20, 2012. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $27.98. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.
So tell us, why do you love chia seeds?
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