Flaxseed is believed to have originated in Egypt. The ancient Egyptians used Flax for healthy eating and it’s healing purposes. They also used the flax fiber to make clothes, fishnets, and paper products. Today, we continue to use the flax fiber to make a variety of items from coffee mugs, toothbrushes, to skateboards! Flax in […]
The Best Energy Bites are very similar to the Protein Balls that I usually make, but had just a few minor differences. They were delicious, and I was eager to try them out. I had all of the ingredients in my kitchen, so I didn’t even have to run to the store. In less than […]
Did you know that your heart cells generate electric currents? You are a regular hotbed of electricity! The electric currents, generated by your heart triggers it to beat regularly. Every day…every single day…your heart beats an average of 115,300 beats! That’s a lot of electricity! Sometimes the electrical signals become chaotic, this disables your hearts ability […]
Five Easy Ways to Add Ground Flaxseed to your Diet: Add ground flaxseed to your oatmeal or cereal. Mix ground flaxseed into your yogurt or cottage cheese. Mid-morning snack attack? Snack on a flax- granola bar or muffin. Sprinkle ground flax on your fruit or vegetable salad. Add Omega-3’s, fiber and cancer fighting lignans to your […]
Do you ever get the 3pm munchies? Not to mention the 10am munchies…or the 8pm munchies? You just “need” to eat something…and you want to eat something nutritious…however if you don’t find something nutritious in your house in 3 minutes you will just start to randomly eat whatever you can get your hands on!!! This […]
Dr. Michael Greger, M.D. , the author of How Not to Die , recommends a list of foods that people who aspire to healthy living should eat daily. He calls it the Daily Dozen. In the middle of the list, after “other vegetables,” and before “nuts,” is the category , “Flaxseeds!” Seeing Flaxseed right in […]
Is your Cholesterol getting you down? Are you “trying” to eat right, and just never seem to see results? Well, I am going to suggest just one simple change to your diet, Add Flax! This is simple, straightforward, and doesn’t involve purchasing exotic ingredients. Just 2 tablespoons of flax will help to reduce your cholesterol level! […]
We were thrilled when the writers at North Dakota Horizons asked if they could include us in their Fall 2017 issue.
AG Week TV caught up to us, Golden Valley Flax from Park River, North Dakota. The feature shows how we raise several different kinds of crops, but do something a little extra special with the flax we raise on our farm. Here’s the full episode if you’d like to watch it.
Last October, I received one of the biggest surprises of my life—I was named Red River Valley Farm Woman of the Year by the North Dakota and Minnesota Agri-Women! For a transplanted “town girl” who once swore never to marry a farmer, this was quite an unexpected honor.