Basic Biscuits

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From Wheat Belly Cookbook by William Davis MD

  • 1 cup almond, pecan or hazelnut meal/flour
  • 1 cup ground golden flaxseeds
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 4 T cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 4 egg whites

Preheat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, mix together the nut flour/meal, ground flaxseed and baking powder. Cut in the butter until combined.

In a medium bowl, beat the egg whites on high until soft peaks form. Gently fold the egg whites into the flour ingredients until well blended.

Spoon the dough into 8 rounds on the baking sheet. Flatten to approximately ¾” thickness. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Easy variations include adding ¼ cup of grated cheese, Italian seasonings, or cinnamon with stevia or xylitol, ¼ cup of dried cranberries or raisons.

Per 1 biscuit serving (without variations): 209 caloires, 8 g protein, 9 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 18 g fat.

By |2015-08-24T16:28:31+00:00August 24th, 2015|General, Recipes|
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