Flax seeds, or linseed, are harvested from the flax plant. Flax seeds are a source of Omega-3's, and can be used whole in breads, or ground as an egg-replacer (1 tbsp ground seeds with 3 tbsp of water equals 1 egg) in recipes. Flax seeds are used to make textiles, and are also made into oil (flaxseed oil).
Whole: 1/4 cup | 1 1/4 oz | 35 g
Ground: 1/2 cup | 1 3/4 oz | 50 g