Flax seeds are known to be source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, but did you know they're also a good source of fibre, and contains several minerals including magnesium?
Unlike chia seeds, you have to grind your golden flax seeds into a powder to make them digestible and get the most benefits out of them. Beware, however: they only keep for a maximum of two weeks once they've been ground, whereas whole seeds can keep up to 8 months in an airtight container in the fridge.
Organic golden flax seeds
May contain Almond, Brazil nut, Cashew, Hazelnut, Pecan, Pistachio, Walnut and Sesame
Caution: Natural products may contain pit, shell, stem and other fragments.
Store in a cool and dry place, preferably in the refrigerator, away from light.
Culinary Uses & Recipes
With their slightly nutty flavour, these seeds are a great addition to your breads, crackers and cakes! Note that it is best to consume flax when freshly ground to better assimilate its benefits. As a powder, add it to your smoothies, cereals, oatmeals, yogourts, homemade cookies and cakes or sprinkle it on top of your salads!
Flax seeds can even be used as a substitute for eggs. How it works: grind the seeds blend and mix 1 tbsp with 3 tbsp of water, let's stand for a few minutes before using. Simple and delicious.
Need some inspiration? Try this recipe:
Flax and chia seed crackers