The seeds of the Flax plant have been used as food in Asia and Europe since at least 6000 BC. Flax Seed has long been ground into a meal for baking. Flax Seed has a nutty, mild flavor with high levels of both soluble and insoluble fiber, and is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. The National Cancer Institute has identified flax seed as a nutritious part of a diet which helps protect against both cancer and coronary disease. Golden flax seed is reputed to have higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids than more commonly grown brown variety. Sprinkle over cereal, stir-frys and hot grain dishes. Sprout Flax Seeds and add them to salads or sandwiches.
Use Flax Seed ground for flour in breads