Dr. Frank Sacks, Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health shares, “We need omega-3 fatty acids for numerous normal body functions, such as controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain, and since our bodies cannot make omega-3 fats, we must get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids are also associated with many health benefits, including protection against heart disease and possibly stroke."
I really enjoy Linwoods' Delicious Omega3-rich Flaxseed Superfood Blends and put them in my breakfast cereal or tea, especially the Ground Flaxseed, Cocoa, Strawberries & Blueberries Blend.
A Vegetarian Quinoa Recipe courtesy of Linwoods using their Flaxseed with Goji Berries Blend is here for your reference. Enjoy! :)
Need more Omega 3's and Fiber?
Check out this great Apple & Flax Seed Muffin recipe from Carrington Farms which features non-genetically modified 100% Organic Milled Flax Seeds and Flax Chia Blend.
Makes 12 to 24 muffins depending on your preference.
· 1 and 1/4 cup milled flax seed
· 2 teaspoons baking powder
· 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
· 1 teaspoon nutmeg
· 1/2 teaspoon salt
· 3/4 cup sugar or sweetener
· 4 large organic cage-free eggs (hopefully eggs from well-cared for chickens from your backyard or a friends) or egg substitute
· 1/4 cup oil
· 1/2 cup liquid (syrup or water)
· 1 Tablespoon vanilla
· 1 medium apple, chopped fairly finely
· 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 12-muffin tin very well.
2. Mix the dry ingredients together, then add the rest of them.
3. Let batter stand 10 minutes, then put into the muffin pan and bake for about 18 minutes until toothpick comes out clean and muffins just barely start to pull away from the sides of the tin