the new low-carb, high-fibre, gluten-free alternative to wheat flour for baking and cooking
Coconut Flour is made from fresh organic coconut meat. The meat is dried and defatted and then finely ground into a powder very similar in consistency to wheat flour.
Coconut Flour is a low
carb flour. It is ideal for baking low – carb breads and baked goods. It has fewer digestible (net) carbs than any other flour, including soy! It even has fewer digestible carbs than most vegetables.
Coconut Flour is a good source of protein. It has as much protein as wheat flour but it has none of the specific protein in wheat called "gluten". This is an advantage for a growing percentage of the population that have developed an allergy to gluten or a wheat sensitivity.
Coconut Flour is high in fibre. It contains 38.5% fibre which is the highest percentage of dietary fibre found in any flour (wheat bran is 27% fibre). Coconut flour contains almost 3 times as much fibre as soy flour.
Coconut Flour can be used to make breads, cakes, pies, and other baked goods. Use 15-25% in place of other flours in most standard recipes. A variety of delicious baked goods can also be made using 100% coconut flour.
Coconut Flour is gluten-free and hypoallergenic.
It is ideal for those who follow a low – carb eating plan. It works well as part of a weight loss program because it’s high fibre content helps provide a feeling of satiety.
In an attempt to solve these problems, food manufacturers have developed a variety of wheat-free or low-rb breads and flours made from soy, beans, and nuts. Most of these alternatives to wheat are expensive and don’t taste that good, unless they are loaded with flavour enhancers and sweeteners.
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Cooking with Coconut Flour
Coconut Flour Recipes Do you love breads, cakes, pies, cookies, and other wheat products but canít eat them because you are allergic to wheat
or sensitive to gluten? Perhaps you avoid wheat because you are concerned about your weight and need to cut down on carbohydrates. If so, the
solution for you is coconut flour. Coconut flour is a delicious, healthy alternative to wheat. It is high in fibre, low in digestible carbohydrate,
and a good source of protein. It contains no gluten so it is ideal for those with celiac disease.
Coconut flour recipes can be used to make a variety of delicious baked goods, snacks, desserts, and main dishes. It is the only flour used in most
of the recipes in this book. These recipes are so delicious that you wonít be able to tell that they arenít made with wheat. If you like foods such
as German chocolate cake, apple pie, blueberry muffins, cheese crackers, and chicken pot pie, but donít want the wheat; you will love the recipes in
These coconut flour recipes are designed with your health in mind. Every recipe is completely free of wheat, gluten, soy, trans fats, and artificial
sweeteners. Coconut is naturally low in carbohydrate and recipes include both regular and reduced sugar versions. Coconut flour provides many health
benefits. It can improve digestion, help regulate blood sugar, protect against diabetes, help prevent heart disease and cancer, and aid in weight loss.