Stock your pantry – arm your kitchen.
Here are suggestions for the brands we’ve come to know and trust.
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Gluten & Grain Free Baking Essentials
Blanched Almond Flour is an absolute favorite for gluten and grain free baking.
Coconut Flour made from finely ground coconut meat, is a high-fiber flour that lends itself to muffins, cupcakes and sweet breads.
A great thickener for sauces and pie fillings.
Works similarly to arrowroot but adds stretchiness.
Can often replace wheat flour 1:1.
Otto’s Naturals – 100% Natural Cassava Flour Made from Yuca Root
Ground from whole peeled and trimmed potatoes – it can be used as a thickener.
A great replacement for cornstarch.
Acts as a leaving agent in baked goods.
Salt & Seasonings
You can never have too many spices.
Rich in antioxidants, easier to digest.
Low glycemic, a 1:1 replacement for white and brown sugar.
Essential to any chocolate treat.
Organic and fair trade, soy and dairy free
Chocolate Chips make life a little sweeter.
Nuts, Seeds, Dried Fruit
Keep almonds on hand for making nut mylk and almond butter.
If you shy away from nuts, try some seeds.
Dried fruit, like shredded coconut is a must for mylk and macaroons.
One of the world’s most nourishing superfoods.
My go-to cooking fat when I don’t want to impart a coconut flavor.
Crafted from butter with the moisture and milk solids removed.
Gives bbq sauce that great smoky flavor.
Make dairy free whipped cream; helpful in a pinch when homemade mylk isn’t ready.
A cure all. Raw, unfiltered, contains the “mother.”