How To Make a Chia Egg

When most people are learning about going plant-based or vegan they feel nervous that they aren’t able to have baked goods anymore mainly because of the need for eggs. Well worry no more because there are MANY egg replacer options, like the chia egg!

If you follow a vegan diet and want to do more vegan baking, you will definitely want to learn how to make and use a chia egg. It is incredibly simple and takes no time at all!

Did you know that chia seeds contains a pretty impressive amount of protein given their size?! They are even complete proteins which our bodies love. #PlantBasedWin

RELATED: Learn More about chia seed nutrition and 10 delicious recipes.

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How You Make A Chia Egg as a vegan egg replacement


  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2.5 Tbsp water


  • Add chia seeds to a small bowl and mix with the measured water. Let it sit for 3-5 minutes or until it is a jelly consistency.

Chia eggs are great replacements in baked good (can typically be a 1:1 replacement but that is not always the case) such as muffins, banana breads, cupcakes, etc.

READ: How To Use Chia Seeds + 10 Recipes To Try

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