Flax seeds are an ancient ingredient that can be ground and used in cooking. They were eaten by the Egyptians as a part of their bread to make it more nutritious. Flax seeds have been around since 3000 BC but only recently have made themselves popular again due to all the health benefits!
Flavor profile: nutty
Used in: can be added to smoothies, oatmeal, or yogurt.
Health benefits: Flax's high fiber content means it will help promote healthy digestion. In addition, it is rich in omega 3 fatty acids.