TIGERNUT FLOUR: HEALTHY, SWEET AND GLUTEN FREE
Tigernut flour has a unique sweet taste. this gluten-free, grain-free flour is considered a natural food and it is ideal for different uses.
Tigernuts are high in fiber, iron, potassium, protein, magnesium, zinc and vitamins E and C. According to a 2014 Oxford University study, Tigernuts were the primary food of our ancient ancestors between 1.4 million and 2.4 million years ago. One ounce of these crunchy root vegetables contains 40 percent of the recommended daily fiber intake.
– It’s a good alternative to wheat flour, as it is also great for people who can’t take gluten in their diet as it is gluten free. Tigernut flour is also used in the Paleo diet.
– It’s considered a good flour or additive for the bakery industry , as its natural sugar contents are really high, thereby avoiding the necessity of adding to much sugar (good option for diabetics)
– Tigernut flour is light and has a slightly sweet and nutty flavor, it therefore allows bakers to cut back on sugar. It also works well in combination with other flours and starches such as almond flour, coconut flour, arrowroot or potato starch.
– Furthermore, the Tigernuts Flour does not loose any of its nutritious properties in the milling process.
You can add Tigernut flour to brownies, pancakes, biscotti, cookies, pie crusts. and pudding recipes for a sweet protein punch. Its nutty flavor has also been known to work well when added to black bean or veggie burgers.
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