5 of the Healthiest Flours for Every Purpose

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Blanched and finely ground almonds make almond flour. However, almond meal is powdered almonds with the skins intact, making it coarser. 

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Almond Flour

Compared to all-purpose flour, almond flour provides double the protein and treble the fiber and heart-healthy lipids. It's perfect for gluten-free and carb-conscious bakers since it has less carbs.

Coconut flour has a rich, nutty taste with tropical undertones from finely powdered dried coconut flesh. Nutritionally, this nut- and grain-free flour boasts 10 grams of fiber per ¼ cup, compared to 1 g in all-purpose flour. 

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Coconut Flour

Whole-wheat flour makes denser, tastier baked products than all-purpose flour. Whole-wheat flour contains fiber, iron, magnesium, and vitamin B6 from wheat berries with the bran and germ intact.

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Whole-Wheat Flour

Baked dishes using ground oat flour have an earthy sweetness and chewiness. For increased nutrition, this whole-grain flour may replace up to 20% of wheat flour in recipes and has good protein and fiber. 

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Oat Flour

The major crop of South America, Asia, and Africa, cassava, produces cassava flour. The plant yields cassava root (yuca), a starchy tuber like plantains and potatoes, which is peeled, dried, and crushed into flour.

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Cassava Flour

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