Preparation, uses, and tips
Flaxseeds should be ground before using, for better digestion. In addition to sprinkling
them on cereals, salads, casseroles, and desserts, ground flax can be used in baking to boost
nutritional content. Flaxseeds combined with water in a blender become quite viscous and can
be used to replace eggs in many recipes. Flax
oil is used as a salad oil or can be drizzled over cooked foods. Flax oil is unstable at high
temperatures and should not be used as a cooking oil.
Flaxseeds are sold whole or ground. You can ground whole flaxseeds at home in a coffee
Flaxseeds, 1 Tbsp
Total Fat: 4.1g
*Good source of: Magnesium (43.4mg)
*Foods that are a “good source” of a particular nutrient
provide between 10 and 20% of the Recommended Daily Value.