Article Contents

  • 1 Features selection and storage
  • 2 porridge Properties
    • 2.1 Benefits
    • 2.2 harm
    • 2.3 Calorie and nutritional value
  • 3 How to cook
    • 3.1 Recipe water
    • 3.2 recipe with milk and fruits and nuts
    • 3.3 recipe with sesame

whole flax seeds, ground seeds can be used for the preparation of flax cerealor flax meal (it is not flaxseed oil).In the process of preparing her brew, brewed, or soaked.

Flax porridge is rapidly gaining popularity among followers of proper nutrition.She had pressed the classic oatmeal in Britain.Dish helps strengthen the immune system, to preserve the beauty and harmony.Rich in trace elements and has a high nutritional value it is simply prepared and does not require long-term heat treatment.

Features selection and storage

For maximum benefit, it is important to choose the right porridge.To do this, use the following rules.

  • Sealed packaging.On sale there is cereal, packaged in cardboard and soft containers, as well as banks
    .Prefer latest version.The bank flax seeds are protected from moisture, dust, light, and better retain their quality.Packaging must be free from defects and damage.
  • Composition .Traditional cereal contains only flax seeds.There are also versions with the addition of fruit or sprouted wheat.Remember that the benefit will only product without preservatives and sugar.
  • Shelf life .Pay attention to the shelf life for use.If he packed quite a long time, it is not necessary to purchase.

Seeds of cardboard or plastic bag after opening it is necessary to pour in a glass or ceramic dish with a tight-fitting lid.The contents of the opened cans should be stored no more than 30 days in a well-ventilated, dry place at temperatures no higher than 20 degrees.Do not buy in store.With prolonged and improper storage of flax seed loses flavor.

porridge Properties

Reviews professionals about flax porridge only positive.Rich in trace elements and vitamins, it can be an excellent substitute for traditional everyday buckwheat, rice or oatmeal.


Useful properties porridge turned it into a favorite dietary and medicinal product.The use of food recommended for obesity, cardiovascular disease, elevated cholesterol, stomach problems and menopause.In its structure there are:

  • amino acids Omega - 3 and Omega - 6 .Needed to maintain immunity, improve heart and blood vessels, normalization of the endocrine system.Prevent the formation of cholesterol plaques, as well as promote rapid burning of saturated fat present in foods of animal origin;
  • vitamins and minerals .Useful properties of flax seed due vitamins B, C and A, potassium, chromium, silicon, boron, selenium, iron, zinc, copper, sodium, manganese, calcium and phosphorus.Incidentally, the content of potassium exceeds the amount present in the bananas, 7 times;
  • fiber .Skins seeds improve digestion, stimulate the intestinal peristalsis, have a shielding property, as well as reduce the rate of formation of deposits lipodinamicheskih.Oatmeal is also a great remedy for constipation;
  • least fat.Flax porridge, in fact - the "cake" of seeds remaining after making oil.After spinning in the composition it is low in fat and high in protein.Use of the product reduces blood sugar and cholesterol;
  • plant hormones.Lingnan has powerful antioxidant and anti-allergic effect.Porridge can be used for people who are prone to allergies;
  • high protein content (50%) .Indispensable flax cereal diet.Quickly satisfies hunger for a long time creates a feeling of fullness.
The shortage in the body of Omega-3 is often the cause of alcohol, drug and a solid number of mental illnesses.Eating omega-3 rich foods helps to reduce depressive symptoms and improve general condition in schizophrenia, eliminates the manifestation of the "cancellation" syndrome in treatment of alcoholics and drug addicted patients.


Porridge from flax seed is one of the most innocuous.Moderate use of the product does not pose any harm.Contraindications can serve only idiosyncrasy.Allergy to the product in its pure form is almost not found.The reaction may occur when a dry porridge added pieces of fruit, flavors and colors.

Do not use the product if:

  • duration of diarrhea;
  • acute bowel dysfunction;
  • volvulus;
  • excess estrogen.

Calorie and nutritional value

Product Calorie Proteins Fats Carbohydrates Glycemic
Flax porridge on the water 297 kcal 17 g 6 g 40,71 g 35
Flax cereal with milk 305 kcal 20g 9 g 45,41 g 38

How to cook

To prepare porridge using flax seeds or flax flour.The beauty of dishes made of flour in the simplicity of preparation.Cook it is not necessary.Suffice it to pour the hot water (60 degrees).In the finished dish, you can add salt, sugar, fruit or herbs.

Flax porridge recipe, which is based on the use of seeds, preparing for longer.Before preparing the seeds need to add water and leave for a few hours for the swelling.

Recipe water

easiest "classic" way of cooking - on the water.

you will need:

  • milled flaxseed - ½ cup;
  • boiled hot water - 1 cup;
  • salt to taste.


  1. Pour water the seeds, cover.
  2. Leave on for 5 - 10 minutes.
  3. Cooked porridge with salt and stir.

this linen is good for weight loss porridge.It quenches hunger for 5-6 hours, saturating the body with vitamins and trace elements.

recipe with milk and fruits and nuts

This option is more nutritious.Calorie dishes increased by the addition of nuts, milk and sugar.Ready to forgive.

you will need:

  • flax flour - ½ cup;
  • milk - 2 cups;
  • sugar - 1 tablespoon;
  • almonds - 3 tablespoons;
  • apple or banana - 1 piece.


  1. Pour milk into a saucepan, boil, reduce heat.
  2. Pour flax flour.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes.
  4. Cover, remove the pan from the heat.
  5. Wrap up the pot with a towel, leave for 15 minutes.
  6. Serve with sugar, almonds and chopped fruit.

variety of dishes, you can use homemade jam or honey used instead of sugar.Cooked porridge on milk with cocoa, honey and raisins will be enjoyed by children.

recipe with sesame

This is not a sweet option is popular among raw foodists.It is possible to prepare for breakfast or dinner as a side dish.

you need:

  • flax seeds - ½ cup;
  • sesame seeds - ½ cup;
  • water - 2 cups;
  • vegetable (linseed or olive) oil - 1 tablespoon;
  • salt - ¼ teaspoon;
  • greens, radish - on request.


  1. loop through the seeds, rinse them under running water.It will be convenient to use a screen as small seeds strive to "get away".
  2. Put the seeds in a ceramic bowl, cover with hot water so that it covers them one centimeter and cover.Leave at room temperature for 8-12 hours, conveniently overnight.
  3. morning drain the water.Swollen grain mix with sesame seeds, salt and fill with oil.The ideal complement to the dish will be chopped herbs, chopped celery and radishes.

If chewing seeds worth the trouble you in this recipe Peremel after soaking the seeds in a blender.Whole seeds are not digested by the stomach and, therefore, the body gets fewer nutrients.

Porridge from flax seeds - a great diet product with unique properties.The benefits of flax cereal is much higher than from the classical or buckwheat porridge.Feel free to use it in dietary and medicinal purposes!