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what is wheat germs ive never herd of them before is there a substitute for them ?

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Wheat germ is not as highly processed as wheat flour. As for substitution...

"Flax Seed

Flax seed works well as a substitution for wheat germ not only in baked goods but in recipes like meat loaf, homemade veggie burgers and homemade granola. It's a good source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, thiamine, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus and copper, as well as dietary fiber, as noted by NutritionData.com."

Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/89774-easy-substitutions-wheat-germ/#ixzz1nUjoe3mb

I haven't tried it, but I don't bake every often. Hope that helps.

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Wheat germ is not as highly processed as wheat flour. As for substitution...

"Flax Seed

Flax seed works well as a substitution for wheat germ not only in baked goods but in recipes like meat loaf, homemade veggie burgers and homemade granola. It's a good source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, thiamine, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus and copper, as well as dietary fiber, as noted by NutritionData.com."

Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/89774-easy-substitutions-wheat-germ/#ixzz1nUjoe3mb

I haven't tried it, but I don't bake every often. Hope that helps.

I bake frequently and use flaxmeal and flax seed often - even in smoothies. However, if I use whole flax seed I crush the seeds or grind first as they are better absorbed than leaving them whole.

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I bought a coffee grinder for grinding flax seeds and spices 3 months ago with good intentions. I still haven't used it. B) Bad me. :D

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I bought a coffee grinder for grinding flax seeds and spices 3 months ago with good intentions. I still haven't used it. B) Bad me. :D

You have been a very, very bad girl indeed.

Grinding spices is practically therapeutic as well as making the house smell lovely and exotic. So plug in that grinder and have at 'er! :lol:

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My flax seed went beyond the expiration date. I put the expired stuff in my compost bin though. I'm sure that's good for everyone down the chain, ultimately me. :D

I'll crank that grinder out pretty soon.

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Store flax in the freezer to keep it fresh.

I use my coffee grinder to make oat flour or quick oats. I only buy rolled oats.

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