Oatmeal, Wheat Bran, Wheat Germ, and Flaxseed Cereal


3/4 c. raw oatmeal

1/4 c. wheat bran

2 tbsp. wheat germ

2 tbsp. flax seed

Sweetener, to taste

low fat milk (add to desired consistency )

blueberries for topping

Total of 18 + grams of fiber

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Ways to Use Flax Seed

Ways to add Flax Seed to your favorite foods:

  • Mix ground flax into yogurt
  • Add ground flax seed to any cereal like oatmeal
  • Add ground flax to applesauce
  • We love adding ground flax seed to fruit smoothies
  • Add ground flax seed to soups
  • Sprinkle ground flax seed on a salad
  • Add ground flax seed to beans or chili after cooking
  • Add ground flax to Cottage Cheese
  • Mix ground flax seed with tuna, potato, egg, etc salads
  • Use ground flax seed for filler or as egg substitute in meatloaf and hamburgers
  • Sprinkle ground flax on peanut butter +jelly sandwich
  • Add ground flax to make your Ice Cream “healthy”
  • Add ground flax seed to muffins, breads, waffles, and pancakes (see recipes and see substitution guidelines
  • Use ground flax seed in homemade hummus
  • Mix into mashed potatoes after cooking
  • Add ground flax seed to spaghetti sauce
  • Mix ground flax seed into protein drinks and breakfast drinks