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5 reasons to cook with Banana Flour

8th September 2016

Traditionally used in Africa and Jamaica, Banana Flour is slowly making its way into the UK health and wellness scene due to its nutritional benefits. Grinding dried, unripe bananas into a fine powder creates this nutty gluten-free flour. Here are our top 5 reasons to get cooking with Banana Flour…

1. Less is more

You use 30% LESS flour than usual when baking with Banana Flour. Banana Flour’s high starch content means you don’t need as much flour as other flour alternatives.

2. Gluten-free & vegan-friendly

Everyone can enjoy your Banana Flour creations because it is gluten-free and vegan-friendly. You can find an irresistible Banana Flour Falafel recipe in our September box that is sure to be a big hit with all members of the family.

3. Nutty but nice

Banana Flour does not have a strong banana taste as you may expect; it actually has an earthy, nutty taste and light, fluffy texture. Imagine all the yummy baked goodies you can make!

4. Good for your gut

Banana Flour has a lot of resistant starch. Resistant starch has the same digestive effect as fibre in the human body, speeding up digestion and cleaning out the gut. Make your tummy smile with Banana Flour!

5. But wait there’s more…

Bake, thicken soups or sprinkle it on your porridge – there is very little that Banana Flour cannot do! Packed with nutritional benefits such as high levels of potassium and dietary fibre, it’s a great superfood to sprinkle onto any meal and give it a boost. Our Two-Way Banana Flour Pizza Bites recipe in September’s box is the perfect example.

Ready to get cooking with Banana Flour? We would love to see your creations – don’t forget to tag @superfoodio with the hashtag #cookingwithsuperfoodio!

If you’ve enjoyed this post, we think you will love our September box.  Grab your very own box full of goodness here and get 20% off with the code DISCOVER20.

 

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