Flax seed is one of the tiniest super foods on the planet! It’s so 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 flax seed? 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 stores bulk section. Flax seed 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.
This picture is ground flax seed. Flax seed is super good for you! For such a tiny seed it is packed full of many nutrients. Flax seed may reduce your risk of cancer, stroke, heart disease and diabetes. So here is a little information I have gathered on what flax seed is and how you can incorporate it into your diet. Oh and don’t forget to check back here tomorrow. I have an amazing dessert recipe using flax seed.
- Add it to baked goods such as cookies, muffins, waffles, breads etc..
- Sprinkle it on foods such as yogurt, or cottage cheese.
- Add a little to a smoothie