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linseed

Also known as flax.

Linseed is a type of plant whose seeds are often used as an egg-replacer in vegan and egg-free baking as they can produce a gel that has a consistency not unlike that of an egg.

Linseed is also nutritionally valuable as it contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids.

The seeds come in two varieties: brown or golden.

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