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I know people have mentioned using these things (what would you call them grains, supplements, whole foods???) in their foods....I was wondering what foods you mix them in and reasons behind them? Thanks!!!
 

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I know people have mentioned using these things (what would you call them grains, supplements, whole foods???) in their foods....I was wondering what foods you mix them in and reasons behind them? Thanks!!!
I would call them seeds. Dunno.


I have sprinkled hemp seed on my cereal. My main reason for doing this is because I got it free at that HFS and didn't want to throw it out. I believe hemp seeds contain an easily digestible protein or sommat. Possibly even a complete protein. I don't know.

Flax seed would be for Omega 3 fatty acids. I buy a flax seed bread. But I don't use flax seeds themselves for anything.
 

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I have a cereal with both hemp seeds and flax seeds in it. VERY YUMMY! Also I keep a bag of flax seeds handy for sprinkling on top of some TVP bake I make. Also good to sprinkle on stir fry
I love how they taste so I add them to a lot of things I eat
 

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i've never used hemp seed. but, i keep a box of ground flax seed in my fridge. i add it to smoothies, or breads, or whatever i feel could use it. to me, it has a mild taste that i don't notice much.

although, i guess i never gave much thought to how heat would effect the omega's.

also, you probably already know this, but flax seed is a great egg replacer. a very handy seed indeed.

jill.
 

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I put flaxseed meal in my homemade hummus, and I add some to various baked goods. I also use it to make a kickass cinnamon granola. It's cooked at 275 so the Omega 3s are ok. I tried a boxed brownie mix that had hemp seeds in it once. It was ok, I wouldn't buy it again, though.

~Wonder
 

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Flax Seed is great source for Omega 3. Good source of fatty acid when you are not eating fish such as Salmon. this helps keep your joints lubricated and brain being alert. If you don't want to take flax seed you can take the capsules.
 

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Me and my sister stick the milled flax seed in alot of things. On salads, in breading with tofu, in drinks, pancakes, etc. It's awesome.

Nutritional Yeast is just as awesome. Put that with mashed taters or on a pizza. Tonight I am putting it with milled flax seed and garlic powder and rolling my bread sticks in it.
 

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I mix 2 tablespoons of flax seed oil in a small amount of juice every morning because I have psoriasis and it's supposed to help. I CAN'T stand the taste of it alone. I stir while I drink to try to keep it mixed as possible. Does anyone know if it's alright to mix it with juice like that?
 
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