Coconut Flour is made from grinding the flesh of coconuts into a floury consistency. It is 100% natural and can be used in a variety of cooking and baking. Coconut has a range of nutritional benefits and a natural sweetness that means you can add less sugar to your creations. It is a great source of energy pre or post workout.
Many people use Coconut Flour to replace normal flour because they prefer the flavour, want a sweeter alternative to wheat flour or need a product free from gluten. This nutrient dense flour contains MCTs (medium chain triglycerides) which are a great source of energy and readily used by the body.
Coconut is a good source of dietary fibre which contributes to the optimal functioning of the digestive system. It is a source of dietary protein and has a lower GI index than regular wheat flours. Coconut Flour is gluten free and ideal for reducing sweet cravings, it is also a good source of calcium, potassium and magnesium, all of which contribute to healthy bones, teeth and muscle protein synthesis.
Coconut Flour is most commonly used in baking and cooking, both savoury and sweet. You can find a lot of recipes online including cakes, pancakes and wraps. The light texture of Coconut Flour makes it especially good for cakes, muffins and breads which then provide a great source of energy. You can use it in a similar way to almond flour.