Ground Teff Recipes, Benefits And Uses As A Gluten Free Flour

Teff might be the tiniest grain in the world but it is the ultimate grain superfood and a natural nutrient powerhouse. It is naturally gluten free, high in protein, iron, calcium and magnesium. Teff contains 8 essential amino acids including lysine, needed for body growth and repair. It is low GI and can aid in weight loss, lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. With the highest level of iron and calcium of any grain available, teff aids in boosting the immune system and is a great source of calcium for those unable to consume other calcium sources like dairy.

Teff comes in a red or white variety with no significant difference in taste or nutrition between the varieties.

Where Is Ground Teff From?

Teff is the traditional grain of Ethiopia, who is still the biggest producer of the grain globally. South Africa is now listed as one of the top 5 producers of teff globally with almost all production for human consumption being exported due to its increasing popularity internationally.

How Is Ground Teff Used?

Ground teff is commonly used as a gluten free flour alternative. It makes delicious porridges, smoothies, breads and traditional Ethiopian flatbread (Injera). Ground teff is a common choice in baby foods because of its valuable nutritional profile. It is a must in a whole food diet!

Tips For Using Ground Teff

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Ground Teff Recipes In Cooking, Baking And Snacks

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By Roxanne | Mar 25, 2019

Gluten intolerances and allergies are becoming more and more prevalent and there are many theories on why. Regardless on what you believe to be the reason, the need for substitute gluten free flour recipes is growing. Fortunately there are a lot of naturally gluten free grain flours. Unfortunately there is no 1 for 1 substitute…