The Benefits of Flax: Flax Spread

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<em>Makes 2/3 of a cup<br />
</em>Try this contemporary version of the Greek khrysokolla on toast or firm whole-grain crackers.</p>
<ul>
<li>
<sup>
<sub>1/3</sub>
</sup> cup hazelnuts or walnuts</li>
<li>
<sup>
<sub>1/4</sub>
</sup> cup flaxseed</li>
<li>
<sup>
<sub>1/4</sub>
</sup> cup honey</li>
</ul>
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<li>Grind the nuts in a clean electric coffee mill (pulse for about 3 seconds). Scrape the nuts into a large, wide-mouthed jar.</li>
<li>Grind the flaxseed until pulverized (10 to 20 seconds). Add to the jar.</li>
<li>Pour in the honey and stir to mix. Cap and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.</li>
</ol>
<p>Nutritional content per tablespoon: 54 calories; 2.4 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 8 g carbohydrates; 0.8 g protein; 0.4 g fiber; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 mg sodium.</p>
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<em>Cornelia Carlson holds a doctorate in biochemistry and is an avid grower and user of herbs. She writes from her home in ­­Southern California.</em>
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<p>Click here for the original article, <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/plant-profile/the-benefits-of-flax.aspx”>The Benefits of Flax</a>.</p>

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