How To Grow Flax

How To Grow Flax

Flax seeds are everywhere and used in many health-conscious recipes, but the microgreen version also nutritionally packed. Full of vitamins, iron, potassium, essential amino acids, antioxidants, and protein, it’s no wonder why it’s such a popular food.

Culinary uses

On its own, flax adds a nutty flavor to dishes, most commonly used in smoothies and baked into breads. Whether in flax is ground, in seed form, or used as a microgreen, it’s a terrific addition to your meals.

Nutritional benefits

Its high fibre content—thanks to the gummy material called mucilage—has helped those suffering from digestive issues. When this substance comes into contact with water, it expands to better help stool move through the gastrointestinal tract.