Flax Seed Recipes

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Staff Picks

Flax and Sunflower Seed Bread

Rating: 4.78 stars
This is a great bread for seed lovers, one of the tastiest I've tried.

Pumpkin Protein Cookies

Rating: 3.89 stars
Great for breakfast, these cookies are like those in the stores. Not only are they delicious, but they are sugar free have extra protein in them to help keep you full longer.

Chocolate Protein Balls

Rating: 4.87 stars
Great for after-school snack.

Seedy Good-Health Banana Bread

Rating: 5 stars
This is a rich, moist, and delicious dessert bread, full of healthy goodness!

Almond Flour Bread

Rating: 4.27 stars
This is a delicious grain-free bread made out of almond flour that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates.

High-Fiber, High-Protein Breakfast Bars

Rating: 4.47 stars
I came up with this recipe when my doctor told me I needed to eat more fiber, and I was sick of eating store-bought protein bars for breakfast in the car between the gym and work. Ingredients such as wheat germ, flaxseed, protein powder, peanut butter, and oats make this a healthy way to start the day!

Delicious Lentil Loaf

Rating: 4.57 stars
I know nobody expects the words 'lentils' and 'delicious' in the same recipe title, but this lentil loaf is a hit with vegans, vegetarians and even meat-eaters! I've left the glaze open to your own tastes, you can use anything from barbeque sauce to your own mother's meatloaf glaze. Please add your glaze recipes into the comments!

Bran Flax Muffins

Rating: 4.73 stars
Oatmeal muffins with carrots, apples, raisins and nuts. These muffins are low in fat, have lots of fiber and are even delicious.

Flax Seed Smoothie

Rating: 4.07 stars
A basic smoothie that incorporates omega 3-rich flax seed. A good source of fiber and a quick and low-calorie grab in the morning.

Crunchy Granola Breakfast Cereal

Rating: 5 stars
I'm a huge fan of crunchy granola breakfast cereals, but wanted to make my own so I could change it up now and again. Makes a great addition to yogurt or topping for ice cream.

Steel-Cut Oats and Quinoa Breakfast

Rating: 5 stars
The best make-ahead breakfast! Full of fiber and protein will keep you full all morning. Keeps in the fridge for up to a week.

Homemade Flax Seed Milk

Rating: 5 stars
DIY flax seed milk can not only save money but also keep you from using the store-bought kind with chemicals and additives. Adjusting the amount of water used can also produce a thicker outcome giving you a creamier texture to use in place of cream in recipes.

Inspiration and Ideas

Lemon Cranberry Whole Wheat Muffins
Rating: Unrated
These zingy whole wheat muffins, with flax seed and a touch of applesauce, make a tasty breakfast or snack for days when you're on-the-go.
Vegan Pumpkin Brownie
Rating: Unrated
Vegan pumpkin brownie is the best autumn recipe ever. Serve with vegan coconut whipped cream or pumpkin seeds.

Ground Flax Egg Substitute

Rating: 4.83 stars

Wonderful substitute for eggs, especially in cookies, brownies, muffins and breads. It works every time. Store ground flax seeds in a sealed container in the refrigerator or freezer.