Gluten-Free Alternatives to White Flour: 3 Recipes to Try

By Lisa Marsh

Thanks to a slew of new alternative flours, including whole grain quinoa flour and coconut flour, you can now say sayonara to white flour. And that's a good thing: White flour is made from grains that have been stripped of the healthy outer shell and germ—the source of several key vitamins and minerals, as well as fiber.

What's more, when you munch on breads and pastas made with enriched, bleached, unbleached, semolina or durum flour, your body rapidly converts this carbohydrate to sugar in your bloodstream, causing blood sugar levels to soar.

Check out the slideshow above for three gluten-free recipes.

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