When people talk about almond flour, they often follow a low carb diet. Steviala almond flour has a reduced carbohydrate content. This means that our almond flour contains at least 30% less carbohydrates compared to other flours. So people often opt for almond flour because it fits into a low carb and high-protein diet.
Almond flour is well known by people who follow a low carb diet. To others, it may be unknown, which is a real shame. Because almond flour has many benefits. It is also a great substitute for regular flour. Almond flour consists of ground almonds in two varieties: unblanched or blanched. The blanched variety has been stripped of the brown skin.
Almond flour is ideal for baking up to 180°C, it is easily digestible and fits into a low carb and high protein diet. Almonds are a source of good fats and high-quality proteins. There are many different brands and qualities of almond flour. Some brands contain up to 32 grams of carbohydrates, be warned. So look very carefully at the packaging to see exactly what you are buying.
The benefits of almond flour
If you look at the nutritional value of almond flour, you will notice the following: it contains vitamins B1, B2, B5, B6 and vitamin E. It contains a lot of fats and is rich in proteins, more than 20 grams per 100 grams of almond flour. That's almost as much as meat or twice as much as yoghurt! In addition, our almond flour contains many minerals such as calcium, zinc, potassium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium.
Almond flour with reduced carbohydrate content also has a favorable composition of fatty acids. In addition, almonds contain a lot of fibre that can be beneficial for bowel movements. Other advantages are that it is easily digestible. In addition, Steviala almond flour contains only 5.77 grams of carbohydrates per 100 grams. This makes it ideal for a low carb diet. And did you know that Steviala almond flour is also gluten-free?
Baking with almond flour
Did you know that it is also very easy to bake with almond flour? As described above, the recommended temperature is max. 180°C. Just like with regular wheat flour or other flours, you can bake all kinds of recipes with almond flour. For example, if you make a dish where you would normally use wheat flour, you can replace it with almond flour! Then just use half more almond flour and extra binding agent, for example an egg. In the meantime, have you, just like us, got an incredible urge to bake with almond flour? Then take a quick look at our sugar free recipes!