There are so many ways to incorporate just a little more health into your daily routine just by adding some hidden ingredients to foods you already eat and enjoy. Often times you can do this without even altering the taste of the food and in essence you are boosting its nutritional content with minimal effort.
A good example of this is with our oatmeal. Even though we love making morning smoothies for breakfast, a couple of times a week we make the kids (and myself) oatmeal for breakfast instead of a smoothie. I like switching breakfasts so no one gets bored of eating anything nutritious!!!
So before I used to just make a bowl of oatmeal with some almond milk and voila! With time that has changed. Flaxseed is an incredible “superfood” and is great to incorporate into your daily diet. Lots of people add flaxseed to their smoothies or buy it in liquid or pill form and have a spoonful everyday, etc.
I found that its quite simple to add a tablespoon of powdered flaxseed to our oatmeal. It doesn’t alter the taste of the oatmeal at all and we just boosted our breakfast with some awesomeness!!!!
High in Protein
Rich in Soluble Fiber
Contain Vitamins B1,B2 C, E and carotene, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous, and calcium
Contain high quantities of Lignin- Lignin has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral propereties.
High in Omega 3 fatty acids
Isn’t it great that one little ingredient can help boost immunity, promote healthy skin, help with constipation, aid cardiovascular health and stabilize blood sugar????
Flaxseed is one of many examples of ways to add goodness to your diet.
And for people that struggle with eating habits, small changes help a lot!
So the next time you make yourself breakfast, lunch or dinner, ask yourself….how can I add a little goodness to this meal? The options are endless!!!!