Flaxseed is among the list of seeds that vegans love to throw into their food. These are tiny seeds packed with omega-3s, fiber and lignans. The nutritional value of flaxseeds make them a perfect addition to oatmeal, smoothies and coconut yogurt. The most bioavailable version of flaxseeds is when they are ground vs. whole.
A major use of flaxseeds for vegans is in baking. Flaxseeds have a unique gel property that is created when they are combined with a liquid, like water or milk. This makes them a great egg replacer.