Organic Linseed

$10.32/per kilo

Did you know that Linseed and Flaxseed are the exact same seed but with a different name? Linseed's claim to fame is its digestion boosting properties, perfect for those with irritable bowels and/or a leaky gut. Partner that with a lot of vitamins and minerals, and you've got yourself a super seed.

 

BENEFITS:

Linseed is a fantastic addition to your whole foods diet as health experts believe it has a great lineup of potential health benefits:

  • Improves digestion, reduces bloating & prevents constipation
  • May improve cholesterol and heart health 
  • Reduction in menopause symptoms
  • May also improve blood glucose control 

 

NUTRITION:

Linseeds are an excellent source of fibre and low in carbohydrates. But thats not all this superfood has to offer. It is also rich in:

  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Manganese, thiamin (Vitamin B1) & magnesium
  • Phosphorus, copper & selenium
  • Vitamin B6, iron, folate & potassium

 

USE IT!

Linseeds can be eaten whole but are most beneficial when ground up into a meal, or sprouted. This allows your body to absorb the most amount of nutrients as possible.

Ground linseed/flaxseed are an excellent addition to your smoothies, muesli and yoghurt, nut and seed bars, and are a fantastic egg substitute. Linseeds can be used in hot cereal, and can be cooked into other foods like casseroles and meatloaf and a great addition to your baked goods.

 

RECIPE:

Chia Linseed Hot Pudding

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of ghee or coconut oil
  • 2 cups of alternate milk
  • 3 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoons of linseeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup

Top with hemp seeds, berries or our Paleo Hero Primal Muesli.

Directions: Add coconut oil/ghee to a saucepan on medium heat. Stir in milk, chia and linseed and stir until thick. Transfer to a bowl and add the toppings of your choice. Enjoy!

 


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