I like some variation in the morning. Normally it is oatmeal with honey, almond milk and black pepper–yes, black pepper–try it, it tastes great! But I digress. This is about fresh blueberries in your oatmeal muffin. Good Morning never tasted so good. I have tried several oatmeal muffin recipes and I have settled on this […]
Nutrition and Health Benefits
1. Almond flour is high in protein (1 serving has 6 grams of protein compared to 5.5 grams in one egg) and low in carbohydrates and sugar. This makes it an attractive option for customers on low-carb diets. Furthermore, the protein is great for maintaining and healthy muscles.
2. 64% of the fats found in almonds are monounsaturated fats and according to the American Heart Association, these fats help lower harmful cholesterol as effectively as expensive pharmaceutical drugs in addition to lowering the risk of heart disease.
3. According to The Journal of the American Association (2002), almonds’ high amount of vitamin E (1 oz has 35% of your daily recommended value of vitamin E) has been linked to protecting against Alzheimer’s disease.
4. The flour contains high amounts of calcium, iron, and dietary fiber, nutrients that people with gluten-free diets sometimes lack.
I use this brand because:
1. It is the most affordable $. It is about $2 less than Bob’s Red Mill.
2. I can make an even exact instead of flour. I use it in cakes, breads, cookies, pancakes, and more.
3. It is low carb. I am consistently losing pounds. Just Almonds almond meal is saving my life!
Flaxseed -Almond Meal Pancakes
1 C – Egg beaters
9 T Ground Flaxseed
3 tsp Baking Powder
11/2 tsp Vanilla
Splenda or coconut palm sugar
Whisk egg beaters in Pyrex measuring cup. Add Flaxseed, Baking soda, vanilla, splenda and cinnamon. Let stand for about a minute and mix again slightly. Pour onto skillet spray with Pam and cook like regular pancake.
Makes 2 decent sized pancakes.
Number of Servings: 9-10