Flaxseed is one of the tiniest superfoods on the planet! It’s packed full of vitamins and has so many health benefits. It’s an easy way to add more nutrients to your diet.
Have you ever heard of flaxseed? I had no idea what it was until I started becoming more interested in cooking a few years back and would see it in different recipes. I didn’t know where to find it until I discovered it in my grocery store’s bulk section. Flaxseed may be sold whole or ground up but it needs to be ground up in order for your body to get the nutrients from it.
Flaxseed is full of nutrition. Flaxseed may reduce your risk of cancer, stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. So here is a little information I have gathered on what flaxseed is and how you can incorporate it into your diet.
BUT FIRST, check out my favorite recipe using flaxseed!
SOFT AND CHEWY OATMEAL FLAX CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
What is flaxseed?
What are the health benefits?
How can I use it?
- Add it to baked goods such as cookies, muffins, waffles, bread, or other batters.
- Sprinkle it on foods such as hot or cold cereal, yogurt, or cottage cheese.
- Mix a little into a smoothie
- Add to water as an egg substitute.
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