Welcome back to 10 Days of Gluten-Free! Today, I am psyched to be discussing gluten-free flours. Oh how I love having my favorite gluten-free flours on hand to bake with!
There are many different types of gluten-free flours. Some flours are very high in fiber and protein, while others contain a lot of starch and help bind other ingredients together in a recipe. There are light flours like rice flour as well as heartier flours, such as buckwheat flour.
Most grocery stores carry at least a few gluten-free flours. The most common gluten-free flours found at nationwide grocery stores are usually almond flour, brown rice flour, coconut flour and/or white rice flour. Personally I’ve had a hard time finding some of the heartier and healthier alternative gluten and grain-free flours (e.g. quinoa flour, hazelnut flour, teff flour) locally. I tend to buy these flours online as the prices are much better than my local health food and Whole Food stores.
Here is a list of some of my favorite gluten-free flours with links to where to buy them online for the best prices:
Flax Seeds (You can grind them up into flax seed meal in a coffee grinder)
Oats, Gluten-Free (You can make oat flour by grinding them in a coffee grinder)
Oat Flour (Certified Gluten-Free)
Rice Flour (Brown Rice)
What are your favorite gluten-free flours? Where do you purchase them? Feel free to share with all of us in the Comments section!
I am excited to announce that I am giving away a $25 gift card to Bob’s Red Mill!
To enter the giveaway:
-You are allowed one entry per “10 Days of Gluten Free” blog post for a total of 10 entries on this blog.
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Be sure to checkout all of the other blogs and their fabulous posts! Remember each blogger is hosting a giveaway for a total of 10 fabulous giveaways!
Getting Started – Linda @ The Gluten-Free Homemaker
Resources – Wendy @ Celiacs in the House
Traveling – Karen @ Gluten-Free Travel Blog
Eating Out – Heather @ Gluten-Free Cat
Frugal Tips – Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal
Cooking – Carrie @ Ginger Lemon Girl
Baking – Jules @ Jules Gluten Free
Kids – Lynn @ Lynn’s Recipe Adventures
Lunch Boxes – Tessa @ Tessa the Domestic Diva
Join me tomorrow as I discuss the different types of gluten-free baking gums and thickening agents and where I buy them to save money!
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