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Vegan Egg – Chia or Flax Egg Substitute

vegan egg chia

Looking for a vegan egg option to substitute in your favourite recipes? You can make a flax or chia egg with the below simple instructions. This recipe is a one to one ratio. So use 1 flax or chia egg to replace 1 traditional egg in your favourite baking or cooking recipes.

Whether it is for a vegan lifestyle, or egg allergy, don’t let that stop you from enjoying delicious recipes calling for eggs! This substitute works great in almost ANY recipe.

I use this egg substitutes often in my baking and cooking.

Some examples include these decadent Pumpkin Spice Muffins. Or this amazing Chickpea Meatless Meatloaf with Smoked Maple Glaze, where you truly won’t miss the meat! And one of my personal favourites, this delicious Easy Vegan Cornbread.

vegan egg chia

Vegan Egg - Chia or Flax Egg Substitute

Course: How To
Cuisine: Not Specified
Keyword: gluten free, nut free, oil free, sugar free, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Egg
Don't let an allergy or vegan diet stop you from enjoying recipes calling for eggs. This vegan egg option is a great substitute for your favourite recipes!
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  • 1 tbsp ground flax or chia seeds
  • 3 tbsp water


  • In a small bowl, combine the chia or flax with the water. Let stand for 5 minutes (or longer) and then use as you would to replace 1 egg in your favourite recipes.
Serving: 1Egg | Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 2g | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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*Nutritional information is an estimate, calculated using online tools.

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