Healthy Flax Seed Recipes - Beverages

Fruity Flax Seed Morning Shake

  • 8 oz soymilk
  • Strawberries-frozen
  • Raspberries-frozen
  • Blueberries-frozen
  • Banana
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp freshly stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™)
  • 1 tbsp Wheat Germ

Mix together in blender or hand mixer. If using fresh fruit rather than frozen, you may want to add a few ice cubes to chill the shake.


The Wide World of Smoothies

Basic smoothie:
(Makes 2 servings)

  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries (5 or 6 medium sized)
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener, such as maple syrup or sugar
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™)

Mix all the ingredients in blender and blend until thoroughly combined. 

Other Variations:

  • Add soy protein powder and increase the liquid ingredients.
  • Substitute soy ice cream forthe soy milk, for an extra thick, extra rich smoothie.
  • Add chocolate syrup.
  • Add peanut butter or other nut butters.
  • Add 1/2 cup soy yogurt.
  • Substitute frozen blueberries and peaches for the banana and strawberries.
  • Add strawberry jam if fresh or frozen strawberries are not available.
  • Substitute vanilla-flavored soy milk and delete vanilla extract.
  • Substitute other types of non-dairy milk—almond milk, rice milk, or oat milk.
  • Substitute mango cubes, fresh or frozen, for the strawberries.
  • Add wheat germ

Tips:
If using fresh fruit rather than frozen, you may want to add a few ice cubes to chill the smoothies.

For a thicker smoothie, add more bananas. For a thinner smoothie, add fewer bananas.

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