How To Make A Flax-Egg OR Chia-Egg
Adapting recipes that call for eggs into a vegan or egg-free recipe is easier than you think by using a flax or chia “Egg”!
How to Make a Flax-Egg or Chia-Egg Recipe
- 1 heaping Tablespoon flaxmeal or chia seeds*
- 3 Tablespoons room temperature filtered water
Combine the two and let the mixture sit for about 5 minutes. This allows the mixture to gel, creating a texture similar to a beaten egg. Repeat for each additional egg.
Obviously this won't work for every recipe, but for most it is a great substitution. Experiment for yourself, and i hope that you are pleasantly surprised!
*Flaxseeds work better when they are ground into a meal "Flaxmeal" but i find that chia seeds gel up so much that they don't need to be ground.