How to cook brownies from Flaxseed meal: healthy and delicious!

Flax flour is gluten free. It improves the stomach and intestines, lowers cholesterol and prevents the accumulation of excess weight. Linseed meal is obtained from flax seeds after extraction oil.

That is, flax flour and milled flax seed different products. In linen flour of industrial production is no linseed oil in contrast to the ground at home of flax seeds (they contain up to 48% linseed oil).

Proteins in flax flour. Amino acid composition of proteins of flax seed has the most valuable proteins of plant origin and high nutritional value. The protein content of Flaxseed flour up to 50%, and nutritional value to 92%.

The fats in the flax flour. Mass fraction of fat in the flour 30%, are polyunsaturated fatty acids family omega-3 and omega-6, has a low content of saturated fatty acids, flax flour contributes to the implementation of important biological functions in the human body.

Another 30% of the flour weight is kletchatkiand necessary for the proper functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. It absorbs harmful substances and toxins and removes them from the body. Fiber slows the absorption of fats and carbohydrates and lowers cholesterol. It is contained in almost all plant foods but in different quantities.

This natural product is also rich and trace elements. Potassium in linen flour is seven times more than in bananas. There are also large amounts of magnesium and zinc.

Flax flour and diabetes. According to canadian researchers (approx. Reference source not specified), the use of bread with 25% addition of flax leads to the fact that normal postprandial rise in blood sugar is 28% lower than when using bread without additives. Flax flour reduces dependence diabetes from special medicines.

Flour from flax seeds is able to bind and excrete toxic substances, toxins, to reduce cholesterol in the blood. She has a broad antiparasitic spectrum of action; it has a devastating effect on many species of helminths, fungi, viruses. Len has a positive effect on the regulation of lipid metabolism.

Use in cooking

As a rule, flax flour can be used in almost any recipe and even as a substitute for eggs and oil. It is a highly nutritious addition to any diet.

Flax flour is added to the yeast and unleavened dough for baking pies, muffins, fritters and pancakes from 10 to 30% by volume. Flaxseed cooking Flaxseed bread, tortillas, cookies and crackers, wholesome smoothies, even pizza dough. Pastries with the addition of flax flour gets a nice brownish tint, has a unique taste and aroma.

It can be added to the first and second courses: soups, cereals, sauces, casseroles. Or use part of or instead of breading mixture for preparation of chicken and so on. Linseed meal has excellent adhesive properties, therefore, it can replace eggs in some recipes – for example, in vegetable casseroles – during lent it is especially valuable.

In addition, flax flour has moisture-absorbing properties, which explains its ability to prolong the freshness of products (pastries with the addition of Flaxseed meal for a long time does not get stale). Buy flax flour in the stores and Department stores healthy\diet, online stores.

Brownie Flaxseed


  • 250 g prunes

  • 300 ml of water

  • 3 tablespoons with a large mound of cocoa powder natural

  • 4 tbsp with large slide, Flaxseed meal

  • a handful of almonds (optional)

  • vanilla (optional)

How to prepare:

Prunes are thoroughly washed, steamed in boiling water, cut into pieces (shears are very comfortable). Add the flour, cocoa, nuts. Mix well. Add water and knead until smooth.

Put into a form and bake at 180C for 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool in the form, take out, cut into pieces and chill well. Warm cakes on a linen flour is very soft and wet, after cooling, be sure the refrigerator is getting denser! published


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