Flax seeds? - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 04-11-2012, 06:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
queensmom1233's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 27
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)

Hi,

I'm breastfeeding and trying to eat healthier foods so am experimenting with new ingredients. I bought some flax seeds (whole) today but am not sure what to do with them. Any suggestions? Thanks for any help!

 

queensmom1233 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 4 Old 04-11-2012, 11:20 PM
 
SundayCrepes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 4,742
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)

Grind them or you won't get any nutrients, they'll just pass on through. I put them in my morning green smoothie, sprinkle them on kids' cereal, put them in baked goods. I'm still relatively new to them myself so I haven't done more than that. Yet.


Created an instant family (7/89 and 5/91) in 1997. Made a baby boy 12/05 adopted a baby girl 8/08. Ask me about tandem adoptive nursing and living as gluten, dairy, and cane sugar free vegetarians. Homeschooling and loving it.
SundayCrepes is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 04-11-2012, 11:41 PM
 
philomom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 9,632
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
I put them into smoothies or mash them a little with a mortar and pestle and slip them into meatballs and meatloaf.
philomom is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 04-12-2012, 09:57 AM
 
serenbat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 8,645
Mentioned: 108 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1381 Post(s)

on oatmeal

in nut bars/granola

1/4c added to muffin batter (-mines 1/4c flour)

in breading (along with bread crumbs)

meatloaf mixture

certain homemade bread

 

all ground - we use golden (yellow) and brown ground together in a coffee grinder- I only grind what I need at the time and what is used within a week on oatmeal 

 

you don't want to let them sit ground because of the oils

 


Some magic is fiction, other is REAL magick!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

serenbat is offline  
Reply

Tags
Traditional Foods


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 17,310

44 members and 17,266 guests
bluejanuary , Dakotacakes , Deborah , Dovenoir , emmy526 , Fembot , FyerFly , girlspn , happy-mama , iryna.prokh , Janeen0225 , japonica , JElaineB , katelove , mckittre , MeanVeggie , Mirzam , MommyJen314 , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , mumto1 , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , omarinbox1888 , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , samaxtics , shantimama , Skippy918 , Socks , Springshowers , sren , stellanyc , stephalittle , TheBugsMomma , VsAngela , Xerxella , zebra15 , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.