I just made a 'pudding' out of flax seed meal (brown). 1/4 C meal, 1/4 C water, and one egg. Heat it up for a few minutes on low (or put in the microwave). Add in berries or coconut or nuts/nut butter. Kind of like a cream of wheat. I'm thinking its going to be a great replacement for oatmeal.
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I buy flax seed meal, which is just flax seeds ground up. I sprinkle them in my smoothies, or right on my eggs in the morning. I don't taste them in these because the other flavors over power them. I also have added it to chicken that I coat with fiber one cereal ground up.
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When eating clean it is a good idea to have a grinder also for nuts to make nut butter. =D
I like to add flax seed to my bread but also to my omlettes and salads. Not always a lot, sometimes just a little sprinkle. They are definitely worth working into your diet for all the health benefits though.
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Yeah. The need to be ground up to get the benefits from them. Did you get brown or golden flax? The golden flax has a nice, sweet, honey-ish taste. The brown flax tastes bitter in comparison. You can put into smoothies, sprinkle on top of fruit and yogurt. I also have quite a few recipes that uses flax meal in them. protein bars, flax bread, etc.
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