We hear a lot about the benefits of eating seeds. But when it comes to the goodness of chia seeds vs. flax seeds, do you know the differences? I’m learning.
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As America grapples with its obesity epidemic and other diet-driven health problems, interest in healthy plant-based eating continues to rise. Whether you’re transitioning to a vegan diet and looking for those heart-healthy omega-3’s, or just hoping to optimize nutritional bang-for-the-buck at mealtimes, embrace the mighty flax seed — here’s how!
When you’re operating outside your normal kitchen habits — maybe on a long road trip, or spending the weekend with omni inlaws, or (egads and GRR!) trying to eat well in a markedly un-vegan hospital-type setting — quick and easy nutrient-dense food is a must! This vegan recipe fits the bill when you need real food real fast, and don’t have the time or supplies for full-meal food-prep. Pre-made and stored in airtight bags or containers, these raw crackers keep for several weeks… I’m not sure exactly how long, since my family keeps eating them all up. But anyway: enjoy!
They had flaxmilk in both the cold dairy case and in those aseptic boxes. The non-refrigerated boxes were smaller (and cheaper!), so I went with that. I was ready to try this stuff, but I wasn’t ready to commit, you know what I mean? I tried the flax milk plain, on top of granola, and in coffee. Here’s how it stacked up!
[social_buttons]Nope, it’s not a spooky tale left over from Halloween. After word got out that Canada’s flax seed crops had been cross-contaminated with a genetically modified variety, the country’s entire flax industry is in peril.
What do you like in your oatmeal? Today I like thin sliced almonds and dried cherries, blueberries, cranberries, golden raisins and a twirl of honey (shown below). This tastes delicious with my black-cherry tea.