Almond flour, also known as almond meal, is a protein-rich flour that’s often used in gluten-free and Paleo diet cooking. You can make your own by grinding blanched sweet almonds in a food processor, or buy it at the health food store. Because almond meal is rich in calories, use it in moderation.
1. Pancakes. For a subtle nutty flavor, substitute almond flour for one-quarter of the flour—whatever type you’re using—in your pancakes, or try these pancakes made entirely with almond meal.
2. Scones. To boost the protein in your scones, swap one-quarter of the flour for almond meal. Or, make these deliciously crumbly almond scones that are lightened with a bit of arrowroot flour.