Tag: flaxseed

Breakfast of the Month: Gluten-Free Pear Muffins

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, September 23, 2014

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The wisp of crispness in the air is always a reliable prompt to get back into the kitchen. There is no better way to celebrate the beginning of fall than by baking something sweet and fragrant. These muffins fill the air with the aromas of cardamom, coconut, vanilla and pears. Not only are they gluten-free, but they are also vegan, naturally sweetened and whole-grain. They will most likely please everyone.

Chia seeds and ground flax, along with a little mashed banana, bind the batter and provide a moist and cakey backdrop for the cooked pears. The chia seeds also impart a lovely crunchy texture. Served with a cup of tea, the muffins make the perfect mid-morning or afternoon treat. Read more

Ask HE: Is Flaxseed Worth the Hype?

by in Healthy Tips, July 9, 2010

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Once a foreign seed found only in remote health food stores, you now see flaxseed everywhere! Should anybody jonesing to eat healthy make flax part of their diet?

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Reading List: Skip That Detox, Flaxseed Pluses & More Supplement Warnings

by in Food News, September 11, 2009

In this week’s nutrition headlines: why you should eat more flaxseed, experts question the value of detoxing and do you really need specialty food washes?

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