3 Easy-to-Make Egg Replacers

Jul 06, 2013

Living an egg-free lifestyle? Whether you’re vegan, allergic or just prefer not to eat eggs, you can still bake and cook all of your favorite recipes. The secret? Two tiny treasures you may already have on hand: flax seeds and chia seeds. Here are three easy-to-follow recipes to turn these versatile superfoods into instant egg replacers.

 Flax “Egg”

 

  • 1 Tbsp. flaxseed meal
  • 3 Tbsp. water

Directions
In small bowl, mix together ingredients. Let sit for two minutes before using in recipes.

 


Chia “Egg”

 

  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 3 Tbsp. water

Directions
In small bowl, mix together ingredients.Let sit for two minutes or until mixture becomes gelatinous before using in recipes.

 

ChiaFlax “Egg”

 

  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. flaxseed meal
  • ¼ cup  + 2 Tbsp water

Directions
In small bowl, mix together ingredients. Let sit for two minutes or until mixture becomes gelatinous before using in recipes.

“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog, or visit Mo on Facebook or www.macnmos.com for more “morselicious” ideas and tips.