Yupik’s Golden Flax seeds are whole seeds grown on flax plants! Flax seeds are also known as linseed in some food industries. Nutty in flavor, flax seeds are also crunchy and firm in texture. Typically, it is ideal to grind flax seeds into a powder when adding to foods for easier digestion. Flax seeds, both whole and ground can be used in either cooking or baking applications. Buy flax by the pound, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential!
HEALTH BENEFITS: The 411 on flax!
Not only are flax seeds delicious and versatile, they are also packed with nutritional goodness! Here are a few of the facts:
- Product of Canada
- Certified kosher
- Very low in carbohydrates
- Excellent source of protein, fiber, iron, and calcium
- A source of omega-3 fatty acids and lignans
CULINARY TWIST: Eggs out, flax seeds in!
If you’re trying to watch your weight or your cholesterol, we’ve got a wonderful kitchen hack for you! For every egg that a recipe calls for, replace it by combining 2 tablespoons of ground flax into 2 tablespoons of water. You can grind your Organic Golden Flax Seeds in just seconds by using a coffee or spice grinder.
Whole flax seeds add texture to baked goods, salads, cereals, and a whole lot more! Grinding your flax seeds into a powder opens up another world of possibilities as well! Add a spoonful to creamy foods, such as yogurt, apple sauce, or cottage cheese. Ground flax seeds can also be used in French toast/pancake/waffle mixtures, meat balls, veggie burgers, etc.
ABOUT FLAX SEEDS: Did you know?
Golden flax seeds are no different from brown flax seeds! They are equal in nutrition and pack the same antioxidants. Like coffee, flax seeds are best ground as you need them for optimal flavor and long-lasting storage.
HOW TO STORE FLAX SEEDS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 18 months.