For decades, wheat flour was the only kind of flour commonly used. Today, there is an abundance of choices, each with its own characteristics and nutritional properties. This diverse range of available flours is made from whole grains, refined grains, nuts, seeds, legumes, and even roots and tubers.
Brown Rice Flour
Red Lentil Flour
Sunflower Seed Flour
Wheat Flour (also known as All Purpose Flour/Plain Flour)
White Rice Flour
Whole Wheat Flour
Which Type of Flour is the Best Choice?
There is no right answer for which type of flour is the “best” choice.
That depends on if one wishes to find a gluten-free flour, a high-protein option, the flour that offers the most fibre, and so on.
However, all flours provide their own unique characteristics and nutritional profiles.
The “best” flour just depends on if those characteristics meet the aim of the person using it."
Many 'low carbers' use almond flour and coconut flour, but if you are just starting a low carb diet/lifestyle you may feel confused with which low carb flours to use. You may never have used any of them before and how to use them properly can be daunting. Low carb flours do not behave like wheat flour, and how to use them in your old regular high carb recipes is a common question.
More about Low Carb Flours (and Low Carb Cake ideas) can be seen here
All the best Jan