Baking (Successfully) With Alternate Flours
With allergies in both kids and adults on the rise, we’re eternally working on gluten-free recipes. And while regular baking is intimidating enough, gluten-free baking can be next-level tricky (lots of ingredients, dry, unappealing results, etc.). These four recipes—using four different gluten-free flours full of nutritional benefits—call for simple ingredients that result in dishes that don’t taste like a sacrifice; they’re even kid-approved!
Buckwheat is high in fiber, protein, and calcium. It’s also great for your cardiovascular system thanks to rutin, a glycoside/flavonoid which has been known to strengthen capillary walls and improve circulation, and magnesium. If that’s not enough, it also helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels and is a great choice for those with diabetes.