Dr Oz: Low-Carb Flour Review
Doesn’t it seem like every time you start a diet, you best friend decides she wants to become a baker for some reason and she is constantly asking you to try her new double chocolate cookie recipe? While it is hard to say no to such delicious food, Dr. Oz said you don’t have to turn the food away any longer.You simply need to change around the ingredients a bit. Dr. Oz explained how adding low-carb flour to your cake recipes will allow you to enjoy your favorite treats without any guilt.
Benefits of Coconut Flour
Jorge Cruise, author of The 100, said he loves carbs so much he had to go on a search for the healthiest flour alternatives he could find. When his low-carb flour quest was over, Cruise said he found the low-carb flours to be healthier as well as a good tool for weight loss. He also added that they are easy to incorporate into any recipe that calls for flour.
One of Cruise’s favorite low-carb flours is coconut flour. He said it is a wonderful flour because you can use at breading on your favorite fried recipes by simply adding a fourth cup of coconut flour for every cup of normal flour called for in the recipe.
Dr Oz Almond Flour 2-Minute Cake Recipe
Jorge Cruise knew he needed to bring a low-carb flour cake recipe with him on the show today. He said the recipe for the cake, which is below, is great for the body because it adds healthy bacteria into your system and helps reduce belly fat.
Dr Oz Almond Flour 2-Minute Cake Ingredients:
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/4 cup Truvia Baking Blend
- 1 egg
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons half & half
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
Dr Oz Almond Flour 2-Minute Cake Directions:
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until moistened.
- Pour 1/4 of the mixture into a bowl and cook in microwave for 2 minutes.
- Repeat the first steps with the excess batter or put in the fridge to save it for another day.
Dr Oz Flaxseed Almond Butter Pancakes Recipe
Cruise said another great low-carb flour is flaxseed flour. He said it is a great addition to your favorite breakfast recipes for waffles,pancakes and muffins.
Dr Oz Flaxseed Almond Butter Pancakes Ingredients:
- 1 cup Almond Milk
- 4 egg whites
- 1/2 cup Flaxseed Flour
- 2 tablespoons Almond Butter
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
Dr Oz Flaxseed Almond Butter Pancakes Directions:
- Combine all ingredients and prepare pancakes as normal