Gluten-free products are in demand more than ever. Capitalize on a good thing with a few, guilt-free desserts you’ll want to share time and time again…recipes for sweet pecan bread and chocolate brownies! A growing food trend in the United States involves the use of nut flour among consumers. Did you know that around 30 percent of U.S. adults want to cut-down or be free of gluten? So naturally, we’re looking for easy and tasty ways to reduce gluten intake.
A popular way to do this is to use nut flour as a healthy alternative to the standard baking flour! It’s a great way to go gluten free and also cater to a diabetic diet. Nut flours can be found almost anywhere gluten-free products are sold, including health stores or groceries and online. However, it is possible to make nut flour at home by grinding the tree nut into a fine power using a food processor.
SWEET PECAN BREAD
From The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking by Peter Reinhart and Denene Wallace. Though this recipe is sugar-free, you may use sugar, if desired. It is a quick-bread, as no yeast is use, and is dairy-free.
The best part about this recipe, putting aside its wonderful flavors, is that it is low-glycemic. Virtually no carbs with its nut flour base! Click Here for the recipe.