If you’re anything like me than you appreciate knowing exactly what  the best low carb flours to cook with are. I was looking for flours that were low in calories, and low in carbohydrate no more than (40g of carb per 100g serve), high in fibre and low in sugar (no more than 10g per 100g)

Why is low carb so important? There are several reason and to name a few is it cuts hunger down, people who have a low carb diet and higher protein and healthy fat diet, consume fewer calories…plus they tend to lose weight more than other who eat more carbs because their blood sugar and insulin levels are more stable.

So back to the important stuff…the 7 best low carb flours are:

  1. Flaxseed Meal/Flour

    per 100g serve you get: 34g Fat, 4g saturated fat, 30g Carb, 30g Fibre, 22g Protein, 0g sugar, Calories 534

  2. Coconut Flour

    per 100g serve you get: 14g saturated Fat, 39g Carb, 38g Fibre, 18g Protein, 7g sugar, Calories 442

  3. Almond Flour/Meal

    per 100g serve you get: 50g Fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 21g Carb, 10g Fibre, 21g Protein, 3.5g sugar, Calories 575

  4. Soy Flour

    per 100g serve you get: 21g Fat, 3g saturated, 35g Carb, 10g Fibre, 35g Protein, 0g sugar, Calories 428

  5. Whey Vanilla Protein Powder

    per 100g serve you get: 5.7g Fat, 4.1 Saturated, 6g Carb, 0g fibre, 78.2g Protein, 6g sugar, Calories 433

    Or

    Unflavoured Pea Protein Powder

    per 100g serve you get: 2g Fat, 2g Saturated, 0g Carb, 0g Fibre, 81g Protein, 0g sugar, Calories 348

  6. Pumpkin Puree

    per 100g serve you get: 0g Fat, 0g Saturated, 13g Carb, 4g Fibre, 0g Protein, 8g sugar, Calories 60

  7. Buckwheat Flour

    per 100g serve you get: 3g Fat, 0g Saturated, 67g Carb, 12g Fibre, 12g Protein, 0g sugar, Calories 360

Hope this helps you decide on which flours to use next time you cook!

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