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Gluten Free Flour
Gluten free flour is flour that is made of products that doesn’t contain gluten. Gluten is a protein found in foods and is not indigestible. Most commonly in wheat, rye and barley. But some people are also allergic to gluten. The protein can trigger responses from the immune system. Others may not be allergic but notice they have more energy or focus when not consuming gluten products.
Gluten free flour is used as a wheat flour alternative for cooking, or baking. Most supermarkets today have gluten free flour available. This type of flour has different characteristics than wheat flour and can mixed to achieve the certain tastes and textures.
Types of gluten free flour include Almond Flour: Made from ground almonds, this is a good choice for using in baked goods.; Chickpea Flour: Mostly used as a wheat flour alternative chickpea flour is made from grounded chickpeas, its also known as gram flour; Oat Flour: Oat flour is well-known gluten free flour. It can be used as a substitute in many recipes; Sorghum Flour: Sorghum flour has great taste and texture, making it one of best alternatives to use for baking; Buckwheat Flour: Buckwheat flour is also gluten free and can be mixed with other flours.
If you have wheat allergies, or taking on a new health diet, gluten free flour is a great alternative to wheat products. Look to see that products are certified gluten free to ensure that is no cross contamination of gluten products.
There are also other types of flours out there that you can use as well. Such as Coconut flour, Potato flour, Brown rice flour, Millet flour and Quinoa flour. Other types of gluten free foods include eggs, fruits, vegetables, fresh meat, poultry, fish and unprocessed beans.