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TERRA PLANTAINS SEA SALT
A grain-free alternative to tortilla chips, plantain chips are delicious on their own or as a crispy dipper for salsas and guacamole. Try them in our grain-free nacho platter.
$4 to $5, terrachips.com for where to buy.
HONEYVILLE BLANCHED ALMOND FLOUR
For better grain-free baking, opt for a finely ground almond flour made from skinless almonds such as this one rather than a coarser almond meal made from almonds with skins.
COCONUT SECRET ORIGINAL COCONUT AMINOS
This product is made from the fresh sap of the coconut tree. It can be used to add umami flavor to dressings and sauces, such as our homemade barbecue sauce. In grain-free cooking, it is often used in place of soy sauce.
$6.50 per 8 oz or $12 per 16.9 oz, coconutsecret.com
OTTO’S NATURALS CASSAVA FLOUR
This flour is made from cassava root, a staple vegetable in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This gluten-free, Paleo-friendly flour is perfect for savory applications such as breading chicken.
$18 per 2 lb or $40 per 5 lb, ottosnaturals.com
BOB’S RED MILL FINELY GROUND TAPIOCA FLOUR
Like cassava flour, tapioca flour (aka tapioca starch) is made from cassava root; however, tapioca is the starch extracted from the vegetable (cassava flour is made from the whole root). Tapioca can be used in baking or as a thickener for sauces. You can also swap it for cornstarch (just use double the amount of tapioca).
$4 per 20 oz, bobsredmill.com
NOW REAL FOOD ORGANIC COCONUT FLOUR
Made from dried, ground coconut meat, coconut flour is a staple in Paleo baking. Keep in mind that coconut flour is very high in fiber, so it sucks up a lot of moisture –that’s why you usually only need to use small amounts.