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by 1670 · 2 minutes ago

I want to make my brother pumpkin pie and apple pie, but he has a severe nut allergy. I've made him paleo muffins with coconut flour before that have turned out well but I cannot seem to get a good pie crust using just coconut flour. Does anyone... (more)

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sage_ 0 · November 24, 2012 at 10:24 AM

i think a basket-weaved bacon crust would be awesome for an apple pie...really

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by 5 · 3 minutes ago

I learned of paleo after joining Commonwealth Crossfit. It was a 30 day challenge. At first it was grueling but after a week I started feeling great. I decided that this was for me. As a novice, I avoided baking because I wasn't sure what or how... (more)

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tbunchylulu 0 · November 05, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Try my recipe.....I think these taste great and apparently so do all my nonPaleo friends. 2 cups almond flour 6 Tablespoons coconut palm sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup melted butter 1 egg 1 tablespoon vanilla Blend the above... (more)

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by 468 · 9 minutes ago

I saw in a recent post someone mentioned using starches in place of actual flours. Nut flours have phytic acid and wheat is out of the question. Coconut is apparently also a nut with phytic acid in the flour! So What do I bake with? If I want to... (more)

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Doug_5 0 · August 16, 2012 at 2:50 AM

The chocolate and/or cacao powder in your brownie will have the most phytic acid in it anyway (with or without the alternative flours). http://chriskresser.com/another-reason-you-shouldnt-go-nuts-on-nuts (more)

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by 70 · 12 minutes ago

I love using coconut flour to bake with and make paleo snacks. What are your thoughts on this while following paleo?

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 17, 2012 at 2:26 PM

Coconut flour is a tasty and much healthier option for regular grain flour. Also, much better than almond flour in my personal opinion. Less PUFA, and pretty high fiber, without an overly coconut taste. I have used it in breads, pancakes,... (more)

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by 483 · 15 minutes ago

Yes, I know baking ain't paleo, but anyway... What's your favourite paleo brownie recipe that gives you moist, fudgy, dense, chocolatey brownies? I just tried one on health-bent, but wasn't wowed by the results...

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · June 17, 2012 at 5:58 PM

I made some almond milk awhile back (yes, you can milk an almond) and used the leftover dried meal to make some flourless brownies. They were very rich and almost fudge-like in texture. I also used sunflower-seed butter instead of peanut butter... (more)

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by 50 · 15 minutes ago

So, I fancy spicing up my egg-and-bananas diet with some real cooking, but I'm on a pretty tight budget. Which is better for cooking with (I'm also trying to be somewhat calorie concious), flaxseed or almond meal?

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YoungPaleoLover 0 · June 17, 2012 at 2:25 AM

Could you get sweet potato flour instead? They are less inflammatory and not too expensive or coconut flour...almonds just have such a high omega-6 ratio. I think flaxseed should be minimized in intake as well.

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by 1213 · 16 minutes ago

I've seen a lot of delicious-looking recipes that utilize raw honey, but most of them involve baking, which seems counterproductive if you would like to keep it raw (I think it's somewhere around 120 degrees that it pasteurizes, which is surely... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · June 13, 2012 at 1:05 PM

Don't know if you do dairy or not, but if you do, you can drizzle honey over Greek yogurt or cottage cheese. Yuuumm....even better with honey and cinnamon! You could make a dip for plain grilled chicken or pork -- maybe just add a little honey to... (more)

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by 1260 · 18 minutes ago

I just wanted to post a follow up on my experiments with "Pork Bread" (made using crushed pork rinds). After the initial success of my sandwich bread, I decided to make a pizza using the pork -based bread for a crust. The resulting flat-bread was... (more)

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monaLisa 0 · May 25, 2012 at 10:33 PM

I love this idea, thank you for sharing. The only concern I have is the oil that may be used to fry the pork. I would suggest making your own pork rinds and using organic, quality pork to make it more paleo. Here is a recipe from a quick... (more)

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by 7275 · 19 minutes ago

I just made Katie Hudgen's paleo-friendly clafouti (as highlighted on Mark's Daily Apple, but I made it with banana and bacon) and I am pretty shocked that coconut milk, butter, and eggs can make a pastry like that. It was delicious, has good... (more)

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Allie_3 0 · May 07, 2012 at 9:54 AM

I make a mousse/fudge dessert thing that fixes my cravings for about a week, it's that rich. If you refrigerate a can of coconut milk, the fat floats to the top and slightly solidifies overnight. In the morning, I spoon it out and mix with 1-2 T... (more)

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by 10 · 21 minutes ago

Hey everybody, been lurking here for a few weeks. I'm in the middle of week 3 of my paleo journey and I honestly couldn't possibly have expected any better. I'm down almost 11 pounds (5'11", 229 when I started, 218 today) and my energy level is... (more)

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VB 0 · April 18, 2012 at 9:27 AM

Paleo Zucchini bread, Pumpkin muffins... Looks like somebody is craving for SAD foods and is trying to replace them with Paleo alternatives :) Why not to experiment and try something new? Trust me, after a few days of no-salt no-condiments... (more)

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by 5 · 25 minutes ago

I'm new to the Paleo diet and I'm getting ready to bake blueberry muffins! I have everything except for the Arrowroot flour... Can I ommit it and use something else? Or add more of something else? Please help... Thanks! Paleo newbie ;) (more)

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Jami_1 0 · March 06, 2012 at 7:10 AM

Depends on your recipe, but usually it can be omitted with both coconut flour and almond flour muffin recipes. The arrowroot just gives a more fluffy and cakey texture. As long as its only a small amount called for, say less than a couple... (more)

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by 6229 · 31 minutes ago

Just discovering using the convection oven setting on my oven. I can cook a lot more food and stack it up on multiple trays and it cooks even about 10-20% faster! So far I made sweet potatoes and kale chips using the convection oven... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · December 18, 2011 at 3:46 AM

I also do most of my oven cooking/baking using the convection setting. I haven't had it fail me yet.

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by 1311 · 31 minutes ago

It occurred to me this weekend while I was baking cookies and cupcakes for all of my fellow work mates (something I do as a christmas gift for each of them and their families and randomly throughout the year) that I was actually baking them all... (more)

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · December 09, 2011 at 3:39 AM

I don't bother unless it's maybe a dinner with one or two other couples or close extended family members and I'm trying to showcase my mad cooking skills. Why should I waste expensive as hell grassfed meats, organic produce and nut flours on... (more)

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by 2178 · 34 minutes ago

I'm not at all experienced in paleo baked goods (or any baked goods, really), and I'm wondering if anyone has experienced this. Recently I made a loaf of paleo pumpkin bread using this recipe -... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · October 18, 2011 at 12:32 PM

You made a natural product so it's not going to be shelf stable. So pretty much the storage path would be: a day or so on the counter, maybe a week in the fridge and then months in the freezer. My suggestion? If you're not going to eat it all... (more)

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by 15 · 35 minutes ago

So, i am so confused about fructose! The other day i was so happy with myself for finding and baking a paleo muffin recipe that was only sweetened with overripe bananas...but with all this fructose talk as of late, would I have been better off... (more)

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cliff_1 0 · October 14, 2011 at 1:50 PM

I have never seen one study that shows fructose from fruits or honey is harmful. Even the negatives associated with white sugar pretty much disappear if you eat in a meal(i.e. baked good). Don't let the fear mongers scare you.

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by 50 · 38 minutes ago

Are baking powder and baking soda paleo?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · August 22, 2011 at 3:45 AM

The answer would depend on your definition of paleo. Was our beloved grok making tasty cakes and muffins? No. So if your idea of paleo falls along those lines you're pretty much out of luck. As cliff said they are relatively harmless. Many of... (more)

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by 1960 · 41 minutes ago

It's terrific that we can substitute traditional grain-based flours with almond flour and coconut flours when baking Paleo. My gf's really into the Paleo deal -- she feels a major improvement in managing her asthma since cutting out gluten, dairy... (more)

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Simibee 0 · July 12, 2011 at 6:50 PM

To my layman eyes, the egg replacement just seems like it would act as a binding agent that adds thickness and density. Mashed bananas or applesauce will act in much the same way, and also provide the moistness that eggs would. However, the... (more)

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by 828 · 41 minutes ago

My mom made THE BEST cake I've EVER had (Paleo or otherwise) last time I went home. Good stuff: coconut flour, eggs, butter, coconut milk, cocoa powder... and a cup of sugar. I'd like to recreate this with liquid stevia and share it on my blog,... (more)

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lunabelle 0 · July 12, 2011 at 9:04 PM

If you use applesauce, you will need to cut down on wet ingredients elsewhere. Use less coconut milk. Sugar caramelizes and causes browning in baked goods. It's very difficult to get both the correct texture and flavor in baked goods without... (more)

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by 748 · 42 minutes ago

Last night I tried my hand at banana bread made with coconut flour and they came out great (the bf thought they were a little dry, but was still impressed considering that they had no flour)! I'm now hooked onto paleo baking! Can anyone tell me... (more)

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Felix 0 · June 28, 2011 at 9:37 AM

I made another coconut flour cake just yesterday. My impression is that (de-oiled!) almond flour wins in every situation. But to answer your questions, first a couple of numbers: Coconut Flour (de-oiled): 18g Protein, 17g Carbs, 16g Fat, 40g... (more)

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by 828 · 43 minutes ago

I made this recipe last week, and it was awesome, but I want to try and replicate it with other flavors and without the bananas: http://raspberrycoconut.com/2011/06/08/grain-free-banana-blondies/. Other than this experiment, I find that either my... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · June 13, 2011 at 11:43 PM

Coconut flour is SUPER-absorbent and its best to let the mixture sit for 5 minutes or so. You may need to add more egg, coconut milk, coconut oil or whatever if its too dry. If its too wet, add micro amounts of coconut flour at a time and let it... (more)

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by 12174 · 44 minutes ago

OK, this one is for all you who don't necessarily think of raisins as "turds from Satan's pet bunny rabbit". I see a lot of recipes (especially refined-sugar-free dessert recipes) out there calling for "date paste". My question is, why aren't... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · May 15, 2011 at 9:41 PM

I believe the raisin skins are somewhat problematic (more skin, less meat) and its harder to get a smooth textured paste because of it. Also the date taste and overall texture is a bit more refined than that of raisins.

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by 1037 · about 1 hour ago

I'd just like to hear your baking experiences with coconut oil. When substituting for butter or vegetable oil I feel like things are coming out too dry if I use a 1-to-1 substitution. I really don't care about trying to match nutrient ratios or... (more)

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mari 0 · May 01, 2011 at 9:26 PM

I have always just substituted it 1 for 1. If it is drier for you, I'd just add more until the consistency is right. May I ask where you're getting these recipes and what flours you're using?

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by 298 · about 24 hours ago

I know that it's paleo to use almond or coconut flour instead of regular wheat flour for baking. But in my region one cannot easily find those paleo types of flours and making flour of raw almonds or even coconuts is a crazy and expensive idea... (more)

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Varelse 0 · October 19, 2012 at 8:59 PM

It is expensive. It's also not really the most nutritious food (not that every bite has to be as nutrient dense as possible, but things that aren't should probably not be a daily food). If you want to have "paleo" baked goods on occasion, then... (more)

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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

I see there are many recipes of paleo pancakes, brownies, ice cream, cinnamon rolls (oooh myy, looks soo good..), etc. Is this something you include in your diet, or do you stay away from baking and keep it totally clean?

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MiMintzer 0 · April 06, 2014 at 1:54 AM

I certainly agree that there are many paleo treat recipes and, yes, I've pinned quite a few of them. But have I made them? Only a few and only for special occasions when hosting other people. (Often, they turn out a little dissapointing.)... (more)

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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

No dairy, soy lecithin, sugar, stevia ok.

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Paleoholic 0 · February 26, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Have you tried Enjoy Life chocolate chips? Alternatively, Scharffen Berger makes a 100% dark chocolate bar.

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