One of our favorite days of the year, after christmas, is Thanksgiving. Last week we featured a protein pumpkin smoothie to set the environment for this exciting holiday. Today we are going to tell you how to make your own gluten free gravy sauce for thanksgiving diner. Ready?
The recipe is pretty much the same as regular gravy, but instead of using regular flour we are going to replace it with our Potato Starch flour. Continue Reading
- 1 cup of homemade peanut butter (mix 2 cups of unsalted and roasted peanuts in a food processor continuously for 2 to 3 minutes or until the texture is created)
- 2 cups of natural granulated sweetener
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- ½ cup of potato starch
- 1 ½ cup of almond flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp. baking powder
- 1/3 cup of sugar free chocolate chips
If baking comes into your mind, you may probably be wondering about the use and origin of potato starch. This type of starch is directly extracted from potatoes. The tubers of potato contain starch gains that are often referred to as leucoplasts. Continue Reading
Are you aware that potato starch is proven to be a good raw material for manufacturing some eco-friendly products? Open up your mind and know more about it. The cultivation of potato starch is a different business as far as potato production is concerned. Potato varieties are primarily bred for high content of starch. And, therefore, they are different from food potatoes to find on the market. Starch content of potatoes is about 20%. While in food potatoes, it is approximately 14%. Continue Reading
Potato starch is primarily essential in cooking. In such a cooking activity, potato starch is used as a thickener substitute for white flour or a corn starch. However, it contains a high amount of heat point as compared to the cornstarch. Continue Reading
You may probably be wondering if what makes potato starch different from other potato flour. When it comes to flour blend mixing and gluten-free baking, you will be encountering various flour types and starches. There are times that these are mixed in just a single recipe as well. But before using these two ingredients, it is essential having an in depth understanding of its uses and properties. Continue Reading
The popularity of potato starch as a substitute for substance thickeners, such as flour, has grown in recent years as nutritionists continue to uncover its health benefits. And, among those recently discovered, its positive effects on the colorectal system might be some of the most important.