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Flax Seed Recipes For Breakfast: 6 Healthy And Delicious Options

  • Amy 

Flax Seed Recipes For Breakfast

There are many reasons why flax seeds should be part of your breakfast routine.

They help reduce cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, fight cancer, and even boost brain function.

But most importantly, they taste great!

We’ve compiled a list of six delicious Flaxseed breakfast recipe that will make you forget about cereal and toast forever.

These recipes are healthy, nutritious, and super tasty.

Try these Flaxseed recipes for yourself and see how easy and delicious a healthy breakfast can be!

Flaxseed Pancakes

Ingredients

1 cup flaxseed meal 

4 eggs, beaten

1/3 cup unsweetened milk of your choice

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp. salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp lemon juice

Optional

sweetener of your choice

toppings of your choice

Directions

1. Combine all the ingredients. Include your preferred sweetener if you want. 

Add more liquid or water if the batter is too thick.

2. Place a skillet over medium heat and put a little bit of cooking spray or cooking oil.

3. Once the pan is heated and oiled, pour about 1/4 cup batter and form them into circles. 

4. Let the pancakes cook for about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Just like traditional pancakes, you know they’re ready to flip when the edges are firmer, and the bubbles begin to burst.

5. Once cooked on both sides, plate your pancakes and serve immediately. If you want, you can also add toppings like sliced extra fruit, nut butter, yogurt, syrup, or a drizzle of maple syrup or your sweetener of choice.

6. Enjoy!

Keto Flaxseed Bread

Ingredients

2 cups golden flaxseeds meal

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp baking powder

1/2 cup water

5 large eggs

1/3 cup of neutral oil (like grapeseed or avocado oil)

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.

2. Combine eggs, water, oil, salt, and baking powder. Whisk them well until no lumps remain.

3. When the other ingredients are thoroughly combined, whisk in the flax meal briefly. Do not overmix.

4. Pour and spread the batter onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. The mixture should be around 1/2-inch thin.

5. Bake for 35 minutes or until the bread is firm and dry to the touch. 

6. Let cool for 10 minutes.

7. Slice, serve, and enjoy!

Super Green Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients

1 tbsp flaxseed meal

1 1/2 – 2 cups unsweetened milk of your choice

2 large handfuls of spinach

1 small handful of kale (remove large stems)

1/4 ripe avocado

2 medium ripe bananas (sliced and frozen)

1 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries

Optional:

2 tbsp salted creamy almond or peanut butter

toppings of your choice 

sweetener of your choice

Directions

1. Prepare and combine all of the ingredients in a blender. 

2. Blend until creamy and smooth. Add more milk or water if it’s too thick.

3. Taste as you go and adjust flavor as needed. 

At this point, you can add a sweeter of your preference or add more ripe bananas for more sweetness. Add more spinach or berries for more color and/or more milk for more creaminess. 

You can also add 2 tbsp salted creamy almond or peanut butter for more creaminess, sweetness, and extra protein.

4. Portion as you wish, and place them in a bowl.

5. Top with your favorite toppings.

6. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Paleo Almond Butter Banana Muffins with Flaxseed

Ingredients

1/3 cup flaxseed meal

3 eggs

1/4 cup raw honey

2 overripe medium bananas (mashed)

1/2 cup unsweetened smooth almond butter 

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 1/4 cups blanched almond flour

1 tsp baking soda

pinch of salt 

Optional:

mix in of your choice 

Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees

2. Prepare a 12-cup muffin pan and lightly grease them or line them with muffin liners.

3. Combine the wet ingredients in a large bowl (eggs, almond butter, honey, mashed bananas, and vanilla extract)

4. Combine the dry ingredients in a separate bowl (flax, almond flour, baking soda, and a generous pinch of salt.)

5. Gently combine the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and add 1/3 -1/2 cup of the mix-ins of your choice. You may use chocolate chips, chopped nuts, and/or raisins. 

Be careful not to overmix. 

6. Carefully fill the muffin cups/liners to about 3/4 of the way.

7. Place them in the preheated oven. Bake for 20 minutes or until edges start to brown and centers are just set

8. After removing the muffin pan from the oven, cool it for about 2 minutes before taking the Flaxseed muffins out. After that, you can transfer the Flaxseed muffins to a wire rack to fully cool.

9. Serve and enjoy!

Flaxseed Porridge

Ingredients

1/4 cup of ground flaxseeds

1 cup almond milk or milk of your choice

1/4 crushed nuts

1 tbsp agave

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup sliced fruit

Pinch of salt

Optional

Nuts of your choice for garnish

Directions

1. Combine all the ingredients directly in a saucepan.

2. Place the saucepan on low heat.

3. Stir the mixture constantly for a few minutes.

4. Remove from the heat when the mixture is hot (not bubbling or boiling)

5. Transfer the porridge into a bowl.

6. Top with additional cinnamon, fruits, and nuts if you prefer.

7. Serve warm and enjoy!

Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies

Ingredients

2/3 cup flaxseed meal

1/2 cup unsweetened natural nut butter of your choice

1/3 cup milk of your choice

1/3 cup maple syrup or sweetener of your choice

Optional

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

2/3 cup raisins

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F

2. Prepare a 12-cup muffin pan and lightly grease with a little bit of cooking spray or cooking oil.

3. Combine the nut butter, maple syrup, or preferred sweetener, and milk until blended. You can also add the optional vanilla, cinnamon, and raisins at this point.

4. Gently stir in the flaxseed meal until combined. Don’t overmix.

5. Portion the batter and gently pour them into the muffin pan.

5. Place the muffin pan in the preheated oven. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until the surface of the cookies appears dry, the centers feel just firm to the touch, and golden brown in color.

6. After removing the muffin pan from the oven, cool it for about 10 minutes before taking the cookies out. After that, you can transfer the cookies to a wire rack to fully cool. Gently loosen the edges by running a knife around them.

7. Serve and enjoy!

Final Words

Flax seeds are all-purpose seeds. They have healthy amounts of nutrients, are versatile, and are delicious.

The benefits of flax seeds come from them being rich in nutrients, healthy fats, and fiber.

Flax seeds contain lignans, which may be beneficial for women’s health.

In fact, studies show that flaxseed oil may help prevent heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

We hope you try and enjoy these recipes, and ultimately be healthier and happier!

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Amy Toliver

Hey'all I'm Amy, a born foodie and diagnosed with celiac disease 7 years ago. I refused to cave into tasteless, boring gulten free food and create my own! On my blog you'll find info & cool facts along with recipes, all on gluten free foods!