Ground flax seeds (flaxseed meal) are easier to digest and absorb nutrients from than intact seeds.
. Buy pre-ground flaxseed meals or mill them yourself in a coffee grinder or blender.
Blend one tablespoon of ground flax seed with three tablespoons of water.
Sit for a few minutes to thicken. This combination can replace eggs in baking.
Infuse salads with a spoonful of ground flax seed. They add a delicate nutty flavor without dominating other flavors.
Add ground flax seed to yogurt or cottage cheese to boost it. This provides fiber, omega-3s, and a tasty texture.