Brown Rice Flour
Brown rice flour is a good choice for those who follow gluten-free diets since it is naturally gluten-free and richly nutritious.
Unlike many gluten-free flour, brown rice flour is minimally processed which makes it the best to thicken up gravies and sauces.
When coconut meat is dried and ground, it produces a fine, nutty, and gluten-free flour for any baking recipes. Coconut flour is well-known for being rich in fibre, which aids in satiation and overall digestive health.
Tapioca flour comes from the cassava plant, which is the protein-dense root, and also rich in calcium and vitamin C. Even though it can be processed into tapioca pearls, sticks, or flakes, tapioca is often used as a flour or a thickener. This flour helps thicken sauces and puddings and is used in baked goods.
Tapioca flour is easy to include in your baking as a thickener. It can be combined with other flour to add structure or crispiness to muffins, cookies, bread, and even pizza.
Made from blanched and ground almonds, almond flour is a great gluten-free alternative you can use in baking. Almonds are high in protein, vitamins, and minerals. A one-quarter cup of almond flour will give you five grams of protein and nearly 40% of your Daily Value (DV) for vitamin E.
This flour is easy to incorporate into your daily diet because it behaves like wheat flour. It also has a nutty flavour, which adds a lovely depth to your baking. Try it out next time you're craving something sweet like these cranberry almond flour cookies.