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Published January 14, 2013, 10:38 AM

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Recipes from Premium Cold Flax Products & Processing Inc.

By: Mikkel Pates, Agweek

Following are some recipes provided by Premium Cold Flax Products & Processing Inc.

Gluten-free holiday cranberry-flax bread

1/2 cup softened sweet cream butter (unsalted or your choice)

2 eggs

1 tablespoon milk

2 cups Premium Gold Gluten-Free Flour

1 cup sugar

1 cup ground fresh cranberries

1 teaspoon lime juice

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 dash salt (1/8 teaspoon)

1 teaspoon apple pie spice

1/2 cup semi sweet or dark chocolate chips

1/2 cup white chocolate chips

2 tablespoons maple syrup

2 tablespoons brown sugar

•Mix crushed cranberries, lime juice, one cup sugar, and apple pie spice together. Let stand for 15 minutes.

•Then mix all ingredients together and place mixture in two medium lined or oiled and floured loaf pans. Drizzle maple syrup and sprinkle brown sugar over the top. Bake in pre-heated 375 oven for 45 minutes or until toothpick pulls out clean. Cool on rack and serve or freeze for later.

Chocolate chip cranberry cookies

2/3 cup shortening or virgin coconut oil

2/3 cup butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

3 1/2 cups Premium Gold Flax & Whole Grain All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour

1 teaspoon soda

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 cups semi sweet chocolate chips

3/4 cup white chocolate chips

1 cup shredded semi sweet coconut

1 cup chopped walnuts or nuts of choice

•Cream sugars, butter and shortening then add eggs and vanilla. Mix together flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Mix into butter mixture. Add chocolate chips and nuts. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit on lined cookie sheet for eight to 10 minutes. Cool on rack. Makes about five dozen cookies.

The flax substitutes for eggs, butter and oils. One-eighth cup or two tablespoons of milled flaxseed is a great addition to all your baked goods from scratch, box or bag.

Let your imagination go and enjoy the added benefits of flaxseed.