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How to Eat More Flaxseed this Summer

If you think flaxseed is just for baking and cozy winter treats – think again! Flaxseed has many uses and is a great addition to your light, summertime meals too.

Try our Flax Milk in your smoothies, milkshakes, and iced coffee this summer too.


Blend It

Add 2 tablespoons of Manitoba Milling Smooth Whole Milled Flaxseed to any smoothie, milkshake, or protein shake.

Try this Green Pina Colada Smoothie recipe!


Grill It

Ground flaxseed works well as a binding agent. Add 1/4 cup or more to your burgers or veggie burgers. This is also a great gluten free alternative to breadcrumbs.


Bake It

  1. Use milled flaxseed in your favorite summer baking recipes – zucchini bread, strawberry rhubarb muffins, pancakes, waffles, and more.
  2. Coat your veggies in milled flaxseed for a slightly crispy coating before roasting.
how to bake with flaxseed
photo by Leah Swanson, RD

Mix It

  1. Mix in milled flaxseed with your favorite summer treats – lemon bar crust, fruit pie, blueberry or cherry crumble.
  2. Add milled flaxseed to your favorite summertime sauces, dips, and spreads – hummus, pesto, salad dressing, and even ketchup, pizza sauce, or bbq sauce.
  3. Mix in with yogurt and fruit parfaits.


Top It

  1. Sprinkle on your morning toast. Whether you top your toast with jam, peanut butter, or avocado – add a little flax!
  2. Top your ice cream or pudding with crushed graham crackers, oats, and milled flaxseed.
avocado toast vegan

What’s your favorite way to use flaxseed?

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