Flaxseeds(linseeds) is one of the super foods everyone seems to be raving about at the moment and unlike chia seeds it is more affordable. The benefits are countless, studies have shown that it prevents cancer, improves blood sugar, high in fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
There are many natural constipation remedies out there, from prune juice, senna leaves,soft fruits, and high fiber vegetables or cereals believe me I have tried them all. This flaxseed crackers recipe is the best natural constipation remedy with no side effects! You see, flaxseed has something called mucilage which is a slimy, gum-like compound that provides a temporarily soothing and protective coating along the entire digestive tract. It provides both bulk and softness to the stool. These properties make it an excellent tool to relieve constipation, as well as stomach and intestinal inflammation.
This is a very easy-to-make nutty, healthy and crunchy snack with just 3 ingredients. You can add more herbs and spices according to your taste. Perfect satisfying the cracker/biscuit craving. It is delicious and you can enjoy them anytime and anywhere.
Step 1: Ingredients
2 cup of flax seeds
1 cup of water
Pinch of salt
Step 2: Instructions
- Heat oven to 150 c
- Mix water, salt, flax seeds and leave to soak for 15 mins or till it has a gooey consistency - see image.
- Then smooth mixture on parchment paper and bake for 10- 15mins till crunchy.
Step 3: The Crackers
To make the crackers, score lines using a pizza cutter or a knife gently on the baked flaxseeds and break into squares.
Runner Up in the
Home Remedies Challenge 2016