Grind whole flax seeds by adding the seeds to a food grinder and processing them to the desired consistency. The process takes just a couple of minutes. More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

Flaxseed is a seed known for many medicinal uses and comes from the plant Linum usitatissimum. This tiny seed owes its health benefits to its low-carbohydrate and high-nutrient content. It is a good source of omega-3 fat... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

While some experts believe flaxseed is more beneficial than flax oil, because the seeds contain all of the components and the oil has just part of the seed, more research is needed, according to WebMD. The daily suggeste... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements

Soak flax seeds by allowing them to sit in water for several hours or overnight. Flax seeds, like other nuts, grains and seeds, contain enzyme inhibitors that may cause digestive distress. Soaking them in salted water he... More »

Grind up and mix flaxseed into baked goods and desserts, mixseeds into yogurt, applesauce, or granola and sprinkle it on dishes as a crunchy topping. Flaxseed is rich in fiber, omega fatty acids and lignans. More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

Healthy recipes that include flax seeds as an ingredient include bran flax muffins and orzo, lentil and flax seed soup. Both recipes use ground flaxseed. When eating flaxseed, drink fluids to balance its high fiber conte... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

Some recipes that require ground flax seeds include date-oat muffins and flax-seed smoothies. To make date-oat muffins, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake 1 cup of old-fashioned oats and 1/3 cup of chopped ... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains