Embracing an Old World food in the New World kitchen.
Flax is rich in alpha-linolenic acid, dietary fiber, protein and phytochemicals, which all help maintain good health. Everything Flax is the result of a decade of research into flax's uses in traditional foods and the ways in which flax can be incorporated into the average diet.
Learning to cook with flax is simple with Linda Braun's enticing collection of recipes. Each easy-to-follow recipe features whole flaxseed, ground flaxseed or flax oil and is accompanied by a complete nutritional analysis. Braun also includes ideas and tips on how to take advantage of the incredible health benefits of flax in hearty and healthy dishes such as:
- Flax-coated goat cheese and apple salad
- California sushi rolls
- Autumn squash soup shooter with sherry
- Pan-roasted pork tenderloin with flax crust
- Chicken and bourbon
- Red snapper and bean salad with Cuban mojito sauce
- Sweet potato pancakes
- Onion and olive focaccia
- Chocolate caramel popcorn
This is the perfect book for any home cook seeking to add nutritional value to everyday meals.