Omega-3 is found in many plant-based foods and is important to incorporate into your meals.

Here are 5 plant-based foods high in omega-3 and inspiration on using them in the kitchen:

Seaweed

-Make sushi! A delicious and fun activity for the weekend. Our sushi staples are: tofu, avocado, sliced carrot and cucumber and sesame seeds.
-Eat nori sheets as is. Cut into squares and take as a easy snack.

Chia Seeds

-Chia seeds are a fantastic egg replacer and are so simple to make: 1 Tbsp chia seeds + 2.5 Tbsp water, makes one chia egg.
-Make chia seed pudding, great for breakfast, dessert or just as a snack

Hemp Seeds

-Make hemp seed cookies. Check this recipe out. These cookies are easy to make and are also high in protein.
-Hemp seed butter. Here is a great recipe. Use in smoothies, in porridge, drizzled over chia seed puddings, in bliss balls, or in any other recipe that calls for a nut butter.

Flaxseeds

-Flaxseeds are a great egg replacer. 1 Tbsp flaxseed meal + 2.5 Tbsp water, makes one flax egg.
-Add a spoonful to a smoothie (just don’t leave the smoothie for too long, as the flaxseeds will gel up!)

Walnuts

-Add to granola, crumble a few on-top of an apple crumble for an extra crunch, or eaten straight from the shell.
-Make walnut meat! This can be used in burritos, tacos, pasta- the list goes on. Made with mushrooms, this meat alternative is easy to make, delicious and versatile. Find a recipe here.