FAQs

Can I replace flour with roasted flaxseed in baking?

Flaxseed is low in carbohydrate (starches and sugar) but very high in fibre. Therefore only parts of the flour amount can be replaced with roasted ...

What happens if I use too much flaxseed in a baked good.

The ratio flaxseed to dry ingredients depends on the type of baked goods one intends to bake. Flaxseed is relatively high in fat content and low in...

Do you have a great gluten free flour mixture with flaxseed?

This gluten free flour blend contains 20% of the dry ingredient weight as milled roasted flaxseed. 1 1/2 cups brown rice flour (240 g) 1 1/2 cups p...

How much flaxseed can I use in a gluten free flour mixture.

For most baked goods replace 10-30% of the dry ingredient weight with roasted milled flaxseed. For breads you can replace up to 30% of the dry ingr...

Is flaxseed easy to include in a gluten-free diet?

Flaxseed is perfect for the Celiac or Gluten Free Diet. Replace 1 cup of wheat flour with 1 cup of gluten free flour blend with roasted flaxseed f...

Can flaxseed function as a thickening component?

Roasted flaxseed can replace dry bread crumbs in hamburger patties, meat loaf and meat balls. Roasted Milled flaxseed is ideal to thicken sauces, s...

Can flaxseed replace the entire fat in baking?

Yes, flaxseed can replace the entire fat in baking. Substitute 3 tbsp milled roasted flaxseed for 1 tbsp margarine or butter.

Can flaxseed replace eggs?

Yes, flaxseed can replace eggs. Mix 1 tbsp milled roasted flaxseed with 3 tbsp. lukewarm water, let sit for 3 minutes and substitute for one egg ac...

Can flaxseed replace parts of flour?

Yes, flaxseed can replace parts of flour. Flaxseed contains soluble fibre comparable to gum Arabica which provides stability and good loaf volume t...

How can I use roasted flaxseed in my daily diet?

It is easy to incorporate golden roasted flaxseed in the daily diet and in existing meals or dishes. Golden roasted flaxseed is an ideal meal compo...

What foods do you recommend mixing in CanMar's Roasted Flax For Nutrition?

CanMar's Roasted Flax For Nutrition can be added to your everyday foods including hot & cold cereal, fruit, salads, ice cream, smoothies, yogur...

How do I use CanMar's Flax For Nutrition as a substitute for eggs or butter in my baking?

For eggs: Substitute ground Roasted Flax For Nutrition and water mixture for eggs in recipes such as pancakes, muffins and cookies. Mix 1 tbsp grou...