This time of year reminds us to count all the blessings we have and as we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving here in the US, I want to say a huge Thank You to all of you!
I love working with such Health Conscious people who care about what they eat, support local farmers and have the same goals of eating and living healthy!
To thank you and show my appreciation for you, I am offering a special Thanksgiving deal -see below...
Blessings on you and your families this Thanksgiving season! Thank you for your support!
10% off any order of $25.00 or more
When ordering, use Code: THANKFUL
$10 Gift Certificate for GotFlax.com for every $50 you spend
When you checkout, type in the "Message/Additional Comments" box the code: CHRISTMAS 50
Eat Healthy, Live Healthy, Save Money and feel better!
Coupons are good until December 31, 2010.
- Winter Maple Grove Farmers Market -3-6pm (Dates: Dec 2, 9 + 16) More info + directions (Opens up in new window).
~Click here for this Flax Cornbread Recipe~
Flax cornbread is delicious warm, cold or hot out of the oven! Add flaxseed cornbread to any meal-soups, chilis...Cornbread is fast + easy!Mix dry ingredients in a mixing bowl:
1 cup stone ground cornmeal (organic, otherwise it is likely genetically modified)
1 cup Flour (or 3/4 cup Wheat flour)
1/2 Flakes o' Gold or ground whole Flaxseed
3 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
3 Tablespoons Sugar
Beat liquid ingredients together in a smaller mixing bowl:
1 Cup Buttermilk -(or 1 cup milk plus 1 Tablespoon Vinegar)
1/2 cup butter
Add wet ingredients to dry and mix just until blended.
Click here for the rest of the Flax Cornbread recipe!
Click here for the best Flax for Flax Cornbread
- 1. Flax is a high quality and very economical source of Omega 3 fatty acids that is used throughout the body to protect the cell membranes, including protecting the eyes.
- 2. Flax provides Omega 3 that are used by the oil glands in the eyelid to build a healthy tear film on the eye's oil layer.
- 3. Flax is a source of Omega 3s that help suppress inflammation of the eyes (including both blephartis inflammation and inflammation of the tear glands in Sjögren's syndrome, which causes decreased tear production).
- 4. Essential Omega 3 fatty acids from flax help reduce inflammation in the body and help improve the body's immune response including helping the eyes heal and decrease inflamation.
- 5. Flax is a vegetarian source of Omega 3s that is dry eyes nutrition healthy food for healing and maintaining your eyes.
Read more on dry eyes flaxseed.
Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies Flax are delectable, decadent + rich!
These Shortbread cookies have many names: Pecan Sandies, Russian Tea Cake Cookies, Italian Butter Nut, Southern Pecan Butterball, Snowdrop cookies, Viennese Sugar Ball + Snowball cookies, etc. :)
Cream together in a mixing bowl:
Does Flaxseed Lower Cholesterol? How long does it take for cholesterol to come down? -a.p.
********Yes! Flaxseed can help lower cholesterol. Here is why:
1) Omega 3 oil
-Omega 3 can dramatically reduce elevated bad cholesterol levels and also reduce the plaque buildup in the blood.
-Fiber cleanses the digestive system, intestines and colon. If you are not having a bowel movement every 1-2 days, your body begins reabsorbing cholesterol. Keep things moving and keep your cholesterol down!
-Research has shown that flaxseed helps decrease plasma cholesterol. This means that flaxseed can help decrease the risk of coronary artery disease and atherosclerosis.
Read the entire answer to this question: Will flaxseed lower cholesterol?
Too much flaxseed? How do I know if I am eating too much flax? Have I eaten too much flaxseed? What are the signs that my body will give if I am eating too much flax? Have I increased the amount of flax I am eating too fast? Thanks! -Anonymous
**********This is a very important question and one that can cause a lot of discomfort. Most people are eating less then half the amount of fiber they need! This means that when you first start eating fiber, you have to allow your body to get used to extra fiber...
~Read the rest of the answer to Too Much Flaxseed?
Does Flax seed go bad? What would rancid flax taste like?; *******Yes, flax seed is a food and can go bad. Whole Flax seed can last up to 7 years, and True Cold Milled Flakes can last ~2 years.... Rancid flax can taste bitter, sour, or just plain 'yucky'.
Read more of the answer to Rancid Flax.
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P. S. Now is a great time to save on your Food Budget and add Healthy Whole Grains ~Flax + Barley~ to your diet! We have Great Savings for You and Your healthy eating Goals!
-The coupons above are SPECIAL for You, my newsletter subscribers! ~Good thru December 31, 2010.