5 Creative Low Carb Coconut Flour Recipes

 


Just because you are eating low carb doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite foods. With these coconut flour recipes you can once again enjoy pizza, chicken nuggets and even cookies! Traditional flours have been swapped out in the following five recipes for coconut flour – a high fiber, low carb flour that can be tricky to work with but yields a fantastic bread-like result.

Coconut Flour English Muffin

Coconut Flour English Muffin

Coconut Flour English Muffin

Makes 1

This English muffin takes just 4 ingredients to make and one minute to cook. Toast it like you would any other English muffin, then top it with your favorite toppings! With less than 5 grams of carbohydrates, these muffins make for a great low carb breakfast!

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons coconut flour
  • 1 egg
  • pinch baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • basil, oregano, paprika, garlic, ect

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients until no lumps remain. Add desired seasonings.
  2. Pour batter into a small ramekin. Microwave for 1 minute or until muffin is firm to the touch.
  3. Flip muffin out of the ramekin carefully. Slice in half and toast to desired crisp level. Add toppings of choice and enjoy.
Coconut Flour Pizza Crust

Coconut Flour Pizza Crust

Coconut Flour Pizza Crust

Makes 2 personal size crust

With this coconut flour pizza crust, now you can eat an entire pizza for just 16 grams of carbs. Top this crust with your sauce and toppings of choice or even freeze it for later use! This is one of the most popular coconut flour recipes.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment or prepare a pizza stone.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and water. Add the coconut flour, cheese and seasonings and mix until no lumps remain.
  3. Spread batter onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  4. Top crust with desired toppings and bake for 10 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Slice and enjoy!
Low Carb Cheese & Rosemary Crackers

Low Carb Cheese & Rosemary Crackers

Low Carb Cheese & Rosemary Crackers

Makes 10 crackers

With less than 1 grams of carbohydrate per cracker, these cheese and rosemary crackers are perfect to satisfy that craving for something crunchy! They also pair well with soups or crumbled over salads. This is one of the best coconut flour recipes for those who get peckish throughout the day.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, fresh
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • rosemary
  • sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the coconut flour, butter, cheeses, egg and seasonings. Allow batter to sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Divide the batter into 8 balls and place on prepared baking sheet. Press down lightly to flatten and sprinkle with extra sea salt and rosemary, if desired.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until browned.
  5. Remove from pan and enjoy.
Coconut Flour Chicken Nuggets

Coconut Flour Chicken Nuggets

Coconut Flour Chicken Nuggets

Makes 20 nuggets

Instead of a heavy flour coating, these chicken nuggets are dredged in a spiced coconut flour mixture to keep the nuggets low carb but still crispy and flavorful – like a good chicken nugget should be!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1/3 cup arrowroot flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flours and spices.
  3. Dip each piece of chicken into the egg wash, then dredge in the flour mixture. Place on baking sheet and repeat with remaining chicken.
  4. Bake nuggets for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 18-20 cookies

These cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside while still only containing 10 grams of carbohydrates per cookie! Substitute peanut butter or cashew butter for the almond butter for a different twist.

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup almond butter
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the almond butter, coconut sugar, coconut oil and eggs until smooth. Add the coconut flour, baking soda and sea salt. Mix until no lumps remain. Gently stir in the chocolate chips.
  3. Form 20 balls from the dough, placing them on the prepared baking sheet. Flatten each ball slightly with your hands.
  4. Bake cookies for 10 minutes. Allow to cool before enjoying!

Low carb dieters rejoice! These coconut flour recipes may be low in carbs, but they are high in fiber, protein and of course, flavor! With these five recipes in your meal plan, eating less carbs won’t seem like such a daunting task.

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