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by 0 · June 19, 2014 at 7:05 PM

After hearing about bars made from cricket flour like the Exo or Chapul bars I have really gotten excited about edible insects as a sustainable source of protein and have been researching them a lot (especially since it seems to have been a large... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · June 19, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Yes, I would try it. I'm not going to upvote yes though...

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by 25 · September 01, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Hey does anyone have experience with different brands of coconut flour? I am looking at Coconut Secret and Tropical Traditions. You might say, "try both," however I live outside of the ever convenient USA and opinions would be super helpful before... (more)

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eric_9 0 · August 18, 2013 at 4:39 PM

First, what country do you live in? There may be alternatives to shipping all the way from the USA. Secondly, I personally would like to know the difference between the flour, the meal and the grated.

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by 0 · August 15, 2013 at 2:40 PM

Has anyone tried using avocado as a substitute for nut butters in baking with any success? We have salicylate allergies which includes all nuts and sunflower seeds . I am also after a good subby for almond flour also please .

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Sean_23 0 · August 15, 2013 at 2:40 PM

Yes, gooey ripe avocados are an excellent sub for nut butter, and easier to digest for most. Another workable alternative is skinned and mashed sweet potato with added cocooil or tahini if you can do sesame My go to loaf recipe: 1/2 c Coconut... (more)

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by 0 · July 21, 2013 at 12:55 PM

My husband and I have started to "go paleo" but we keep coming up against the same problem. Almost all recipes use almond flour, and we recently discovered my husband is allergic to almond flour (along with coconut, eggs, and honey!) Are there... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · July 21, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Hazelnut flour is equivalent for all intents and purposes.

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by 351 · May 07, 2013 at 11:38 AM

I was just wondering if all the "paleo" muffins, breads, etc. that I see online (and make) are all that healthy... I know they have to be better than bread but it seems like eating chopped nuts, berries, shredded coconut, dried bananas, and dark... (more)

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CoconutBliss 0 · May 07, 2013 at 3:20 AM

Grok would have eaten any damn thing that was put in front of him especially if it was a highly palatable, delicious treat. The thing is, he had no access or means to these things. How would he get his hands on a packet of almond... (more)

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by 0 · July 15, 2013 at 12:22 AM

I have a recipe that I would like to change to a Paleo Recipe. Can you tell me the Almond and Coconut Flour equivalents to substitute in place of regular Flour. Thank you. Judy R.

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RK 0 · April 13, 2013 at 11:51 PM

Judy, you really can't do a 1 to 1 swap in most recipes. Almond and coconut flour behave completely different than wheat flour. Can you share what recipe you are trying to paleofy? Maybe someone has a recipe that is similar that you could tweak. (more)

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by 11011 · April 07, 2013 at 8:03 AM

Has anyone tried this before or have any good recipes for it? I have such a negative stigma with non traditional food wannabee recipes. I used to be a raw food vegan and my sister taught me how to make vegan pizza using flax seeds as the crust... (more)

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greymouser 0 · February 13, 2013 at 3:09 AM

Yup. I use potato starch or tapioca starch to make rolls when I have company over. Always a big hit. Here's my favorite recipe. Possibly my favorite faileo thing I make. And yes, I have used this with burgers! But they are starchy like rolls, not... (more)

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by 8 · September 12, 2013 at 12:37 PM

i make my own coconut milk from raw coconut and water - no sugar no preservatives. but i am trying to go Paleo - is coconut milk ok .....

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obtusegeekling 0 · February 01, 2013 at 11:38 PM

It depends on what specific issues you are trying to deal with using paleo. I am diabetic, so I stick to mainly meats and veggies. From just a standard paleo standpoint, coconut is loved by many. Coconut or almond flower for baking, coconut oil... (more)

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by 700 · January 06, 2013 at 6:25 PM

Since I discovered by accident that finely chopped cauliflower in stew is like rice in gumbo, I want to try to make gumbo! I'm not worried about thickening the gumbo since okra, file powder (ground sassafras leaves), and super bony broth will make... (more)

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Ryan_36 0 · January 06, 2013 at 3:42 PM

I've done it with rice flour and butter. Not strictly paleo, but gluten free at least. It seemed to work pretty well but possibly didn't have the thickening properties of wheat flour.

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by 2412 · February 20, 2013 at 2:04 PM

I want to make a bisque soup for Christmas. The recipe calls for one cup of flour to thicken it. What is the best replacement Paleo-friendly flour to use and is the replacement a 1:1 ratio or something different?

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · February 20, 2013 at 2:04 PM

I use arrowroot or cornflour - pretty much just pure starch. You shouldn't need a whole cup, though. Chestnut flour doesn't work. I also use xanthan gum, produced by bacteria. Not paleo but doesn't seem massively harmful to me unless you're... (more)

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by 10 · November 26, 2012 at 6:52 AM

Okay hey y'all, paleohack community, this is my first post. I wanted to collect some of your opinions and experiences on this. say if someone who is obese who weights 220 lb was to eat strictly paleo, once in a blue moon starches, Just meat +... (more)

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saggywheels 0 · November 25, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Why wait to workout? Raw veggies would be a nice addition. More filling.

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by 5 · November 13, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Is there any proof that these are inflammatory? Any published studies anyone knows of? I believe they are, but would like to review further.

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by 20 · November 09, 2012 at 4:58 PM

I went to Whole Foods yesterday to purchase Blanched Almond Flour. Couldn't find any so I asked a guy there to help me find it. He couldn't. He then asked what I was using it for and I said baking, paleo pumpkin bread to be exact. He commented... (more)

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jakeA 0 · November 09, 2012 at 4:58 PM

By definition, blanching almonds should be putting them in boiling water, removing and putting in ice water to cool, then removing the skin of the almond. If you're makin "paleo" baked goods I suggest just buying almond flour or buying blanched... (more)

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by 0 · October 25, 2012 at 3:17 PM

I wanna ask who is the second big problem with white flour after gluten content. I realize that most wholegrain and others ,,healthy'' food make us sic because the minerals in the bran , but white flour is milled without bran . Thanks and sorry... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · October 25, 2012 at 12:54 PM

My personal experience is that I can handle small amounts of rice and oats but eating wheat makes me incredibly puffy and I gain a pants size and about 5 lbs for a couple days after eating it. It is really odd.

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by 15 · October 17, 2012 at 10:47 PM

The flour of today is not the same as the flour of let's say of the 1400s. Now I know it still wouldn't be paleo but do you think it would be better for you than the stuff we have today, considering it would be a lot less processed and closer to... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 18, 2012 at 2:56 AM

More nutritious? Probably not. Less toxins, more digestible? Again, probably not. We shouldn't dismiss modern plant breeding, nor should folks pine for the past...

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by 748 · September 16, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Just gotta say... I LOVE THESE. I know making your own sweet potato fries is far healthier but sometimes I just don't feel like it... haha to say the least. On the ingredients of these babies though it does say "unbleached wheat flour" :( I would... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · September 16, 2012 at 5:09 PM

I'm not sure why this got downvoted. Other than that, guilt shouldn't be a part of eating. If you like them, if whatever results you are looking for from Paleo are not being negatively impacted, I wouldn't worry. It's not a cult, with highly... (more)

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by 13 · March 11, 2014 at 3:57 AM

ok so theres the long paleo tradition of using almond and coconut flour - im fairly new(ish) to paleo but very clued up on it. but i want to make paleo bread and other paleo baked goods to aid my diet. here is my dilema - almond flour - too high... (more)

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kmlow222 0 · March 11, 2014 at 3:57 AM

Manda, this is my favorite grain free bread and I have experimented with lots of different recipes http://scdfoodie.com/grain-free-bread/ . If you are concerned about the fat intake just use it as a treat item. I love it for french toast. I... (more)

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by 165 · April 10, 2013 at 4:55 PM

I'm wondering what peoples thoughts are on masa harina. I rarely bake, but I've been using it as my main flour for tamales, tortillas, and even pancakes and crepes (made the recipe up myself). In my opinion, it stacks up pretty good to almond and... (more)

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Erik_3 0 · August 31, 2012 at 5:35 PM

I make tortillas a couple times a month and don't worry about it. Nixtamalization does a world of good for increasing corn's digestibility and nutrient availability beyond separating the endosperm from the rest of the junk. As far as I'm aware... (more)

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by 460 · August 16, 2012 at 11:55 PM

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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Zuz 0 · August 16, 2012 at 6:40 AM

Something I have been wondering myself and managed to find and try these recipes that I can happily recommend. Give it a shot and I am sure it'll be a success. coconut macaroons Ingredients * 3 x Apples * 3 x figs or 6 dates * 6 cups... (more)

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by 897 · August 14, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Ate some traditional Pakistani food today. They used Besan flour and spices to lightly season and crust the fish. First time consuming Besan flour and luckily there was no reaction in my gut, so I'm assuming it's gluten free. Would Besan be... (more)

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wickedween 0 · August 14, 2012 at 1:58 PM

There is a new Pakistani restaurant near me and I have been wanting to try it. I haven't gone yet because I don't know the common/usual ingredients that they use. I would probably be ok with trying besan, but definitely not consuming wheat. You... (more)

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by 105 · September 14, 2012 at 2:20 PM

So I'm getting married this fall and my Fiance and I are sticking to a paleo/primal menu, including the cake! We're trying to use this recipe: http://beta.primal-palate.com/recipe/coconut-cake/ for a coconut flour cake but we've had it vary from... (more)

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Laina 0 · September 14, 2012 at 2:20 PM

I love this thread, some great ideas, I just had to pipe in (kind of a cake pun, I guess) and say that I just went to a wedding with a cake where 1/2 was gluten free, and the other have that was not was filled with BACON! I was kind of bummed the... (more)

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by 63 · October 07, 2013 at 7:20 PM

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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luckyhuky 0 · September 25, 2013 at 12:57 PM

I've tried to make cookies from coconut flour yesterday and

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by 383 · October 08, 2013 at 12:18 AM

As far as I am aware both of them are mostly glucose that is quickly metabolized. Why is once safe and the other bad? EDIT: The best answer I've seen is a difference in the corresponding proteins, the simplicity of the glucose molecules, and the... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · July 06, 2012 at 2:27 AM

Did you know that if you eat 2 boxes of Rice Krispies that you will pee bright yellow from all the B vits??? Its true and I have proof!

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by 807 · May 22, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Has anyone had a reaction to Pamela's GF flour Mix? I don't have the bag in front of me for the ingredients, but my sister and nephew had diarrhea within minutes following making some pancakes with it, and my daughter just had a couple slices of... (more)

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Mae_1 0 · May 22, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Yes, I had a terrible reaction to the Pamela bread. Xanthum gum (a fungi) and guar gum (a legume) can cause problems for Celiacs. I usually do okay with xanthum. So, I did some research, and this is what I found to be my problem with the... (more)

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by 160 · May 05, 2012 at 9:39 AM

I am very aware that grains are not healthy--shocker--but I am curious as to which are the worst and which are more benign? Specifically, after listening to interviews from Dr. Davis on "Wheat Belly", we know wheat is a huge culprit. But if one... (more)

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CHEESESLAVE 0 · May 05, 2012 at 6:48 AM

Sourdough can reduce up to 98% of the phytic acid. Ideally you want to eat whole wheat sourdough bread. If you can't find sourdough whole wheat bread, you can eat white bread (it won't hurt you), but it is vastly lacking in nutrition.