Making Flax Eggs with Natura Fiber

For those of us who are vegan, or maybe have high cholesterol, or perhaps just simply don’t have enough eggs to bake with, we have a surprise for you: you can make an “egg” with natura fiber!

Eggs are binders, and when we use eggs in baking, we do it to bind the ingredients together so that our food turns out the way we want it to: delicious. 

There are typically two ways to make eggs with water. One involves chia seeds, and one involves ground flax seeds. Guess what natura fiber is made of? That’s right—over 90% of the ingredients is ground flax!

Here’s how to make flax eggs:


1 tbsp. natura fiber (or ground flax seeds)
3 tbsp. Water

Combine binder of choice and water.
Stir together well, then set aside for 3-5 minutes.
Stir once more, then add to baking.
That’s it! So the next time you’re stuck for an egg or two while making banana bread, use natura fiber instead. Here’s our recipe for Vegan Banana Walnut Pancakes, using natura fiber in place of an egg, to create flax eggs:

Vegan Banana Walnut Pancakes: makes 4 large


1¼ cups unsweetened almond milk
1 large banana, mashed
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tbsp. Natura fiber
3 tbsp. water
1 cup quinoa flour
1/3 cup gluten-free rolled oats
1 tsp. aluminum-free baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. coconut oil
½ cup banana slices
¼ cup chopped walnuts
2 tbsp. maple syrup

Whisk together non-dairy milk, mashed banana, and vanilla extract. Set aside.
Combine natura fiber and water in small bowl to make your flax eggs, and set aside.
In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon.
Stir the natura fiber mixture once more, then add to the wet mixture.
Incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet, and mix until just combined.
Melt coconut oil in a non-stick pan (I use ceramic) over medium heat.
Add about a half cup of the batter into the pan.
Flip once bubbles have formed and popped (approximately 2–3 minutes per side).
Top with fresh banana, walnuts, and syrup.