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What the Flax? Why You Need This Superseed, and What to Do With It

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!

March 3rd

Vegan Recipe: Nutty Power-Snackers

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!

July 11th

Vegan Milk Review: Flaxmilk

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!

April 4th