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9 Easy Ways to include organic flax seeds in your diet

by Organic Condiments on December 07, 2021

Smoothies, nut mix, cakes and breads, meal substitute and many other things can be done to ensure that your body is getting the nutrition form the organic flax seeds.

Organic Flax seeds are shiny, nutty seeds have an earthy aroma and a host of health benefiting properties. These are brown in colour and come with a hard, crunchy covering. Organic flax seeds, if not chewed properly would provide no benefit to your body, this is one of the biggest reasons why many like to soak it before consuming or simply have it in the ground or powdered form. The benefits of organic flax seeds are in abundance.

These nutty delights come packed with a multitude of health benefits. Organic flax seeds are a great source of soluble gum-like fibre that can lower unhealthy cholesterol and help balance blood sugar levels. It also acts as a hunger suppressant and helps you feel full for a long. The high omega 3 fatty acids content can help lower undesirable fats in the blood, reducing the risk of stroke and heart attack. Organic flax seeds are also very beneficial for eye health.

 Here are some easy ways to incorporate Organic flax seeds into your diet:

  1. Swirl them into a yummy smoothie: Orco organic flax seeds are jam-packed with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Put a couple of tablespoons of organic flax seeds in your blender and pulse for 10 seconds to mill the seeds. You can store the milled seeds in your refrigerator for later use. Now you are all ready to boost your healthy fat intake by blending a tablespoon or two into some of the most delicious smoothie recipes.
  1. Add it to your nut mix: Most Indians fall well below the recommended 25-35 grams of dietary fibre daily. Since 2 tablespoons of organic flax seeds have 4 grams of dietary fibre, they can help you reach the healthy goal you have been trying to achieve. Boosting your fibre intake can be as simple as mixing in 2 to 4 tablespoons of organic flax seeds into your favourite munching snacks.
  1. A replacement for oil in baked goods: Various studies show that adding 3 tablespoons of organic flax seeds to your diet daily can help reduce bad cholesterol. Work towards that goal by giving your baking ingredients a boost, substitute ground organic flax seeds for oil in a ratio of 3 parts flax seeds to 1 part oil. So, instead of 1 tablespoon of oil, use 3 tablespoons of ground flax seeds. If a recipe calls for 1/2 cup oil, just add 1/4 cup oil and replace the remaining 1/4 cup oil with 3/4 cup ground flax seeds.
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  1. Simply swap eggs with Organic Flax Seeds: You don’t have to be a vegan or allergic to eggs to try this simple easy healthy swap. Organic flax seeds create an edible gum-like liquid that mimics an egg, so if you are out of eggs, mix together 1 tablespoon of flax seeds and 3 tablespoons of water, let the mixture rest for a while you can gather your recipe ingredients in the meantime.
  1. Make a better breading for your meals: Who doesn’t love crispy and crunchy breaded chicken nuggets? Create a better and healthier breading by swapping 2 tablespoons of organic flax seeds, whole or ground, for 2 tablespoons of flour in recipes like zucchini fries or even shrimp.
  1. A great meat-like substitute: Whether you are trying to save some pennies or joining the Meatless Monday movement, adding organic flax seeds to a vegetarian burger recipe is a great way to create a meaty flavour. Organic flax seeds help bind all the ingredients together, so ditch the bread crumbs and swap them with blended flax seeds blend instead. A bonus to this is that organic flax seeds are also gluten-free.
  1. Make your salad dressing healthier: Flax seeds provide a good amount of minerals such as phosphorous, magnesium, manganese, zinc, selenium, calcium, copper and iron. Swirl ground organic flax seeds into your favourite salad dressings for a nutrition packed boost by these super seeds.
  1. Whip up a healthier spread: Organic flax seeds, much like organic sunflower seeds, have enough healthy fats to create a creamy, buttery spread. The taste of flax seed butter on its own may not be as appealing to you, so for a simple start and to help you develop a taste for it, add ground organic flax seeds to your favourite peanut butter or any other nut spread.
  1. Add it to soups to boost its nutrition value: Swap out a part of the butter or cream for 2 tablespoons of ground organic flax seeds in a creamy soup, creating a velvety and nutty texture in soups. Add a dash of whole organic flax seeds on top for a pop of colour and crunch for the finishing touch. This swap will go perfectly with any of the creamy soup recipes, especially in winters.

These are some of the easiest ways one can incorporate organic flax seeds into their diet every day. Simply sprinkling ground organic flax seeds on any kind of oatmeal or yoghurt is a great way to start your morning. You can even try a tablespoon of milled organic flax seeds on a Yoghurt Parfait recipe or in a Peanut Butter Oatmeal recipe. Overnight oats also deserve a nutritional boost from organic flax seeds. With many proven health benefits and such simple ways to include organic flax seeds in your diet, there’s no better time than now to grab some Orco organic flax seeds.

The brand ORCO not only conveys the need of a shift that we must make towards organic, but it also signifies purity and authenticity. Orco offers a wide range of spices and seeds including organic methi, organic chicken butter masala, organic raita masala, organic sambhar masala and seeds like chia seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds and a lot more. We have pledged to provide our customers with the best in the market, natural, chemical-free and tastiest organic spices.


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