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The Best Healthy Carrot Cake Recipes Made From Scratch

Gluten Free Carrot Cake
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Healthy Carrot Cake Recipes

Easy healthy carrot cake recipes packed with flavour. Some of the recipes main ingredients consist of carrot, walnuts, gluten free flour, pineapple & more.

Health Benefit Of Carrots

The health benefits of carrots include reduced cholesterol, prevention from heart attacks, warding off of certain cancers, improving vision, and reducing signs of premature aging.

Carrots also have the ability to increase the health of your skin, boost your immune system, improve digestion, increase cardiovascular health and stroke prevention, detoxify the body, and boost oral health.

Most health benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta-carotene and fiber content.

This vegetable is also a good source of antioxidants. Furthermore, carrots also provide tons of vitamins and minerals rich in vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B8, pantothenic acid, folate, potassium, iron, copper, and manganese.

Health Benefit Of Walnuts

Walnuts

Walnuts not only taste great but are a rich source of heart healthy monounsaturated fats and an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Like most nuts, walnuts can easily be added to your diet. Just chop and add to your favourite dessert, vegetable dish, salad or fruit.

The health benefits of walnut include weight loss, induced sleep, hair health, prevents heart disease and diabetes, makes skin glow, keeps dementia at bay, prevents pancreatic cancer, reduces breasts cancer, fights stress and helps you live longer.

Gluten Free Flour

Gluten free flour is made of non-gluten containing ingredients.

Which Gluten Free Flour Is Best For Baking?

See list below.

Health Benefits Of Gluten Free Flour

Gluten-free flour can consist of 1 ingredient or a blend of gluten free flours that is perfect for all of your gluten-free recipes.

Gluten-free flours are loaded with fiber and protein which can help fight diseases such as cardiovascular disease,diabetes and obesity.

Almond Flour

It has three times the fiber of white flour. It is loaded with potassium, iron, vitamin E, magnesium, calcium,  cholesterol-free with 6 grams of protein per ¼ cup.

Almond flour provides a rich buttery flavour and a smooth texture to recipes.

Coconut Flour

It is packed with 10 grams of disease fighting fiber per 1/4 cup, it’s been found to lower glycemic index to help keep blood sugar levels under control. It is best used in muffins, breads, cakes and bars.

14 Types Of Gluten Free Flours

1) Coconut Flour

2) Rice Four

3) Oat Flour

4) Sprouted Flour

5) Almond Flour

6) Chickpea Flour

7) Amaranth Flour

8) Cassava Flour

9) Buckwheat Flour

10) Quinoa Flour

11) Corn Flour

12) Millet Flour

13) Sweet Potato Flour

14) Sorghum Flour

Coconut flour

How To Make Gluten Free Flour From Scratch

– 2 cups brown rice flour

– 1/3 cup tapioca starch

– 2/3 cup potato starch

–  1 tsp xanthan gum

Sift brown rice flour, tapioca starch, potato starch and xanthan gum together into a large bowl; mix thoroughly. Store in a sealable container.

Does Gluten Free Cake Freeze Well

Most gluten free cakes freeze really well.

How Long Will A Gluten Free Cake Last

GF cakes are good for maximum of 2-3 days after they are baked. Make them in advance then freeze them.

Should I Refrigerate Gluten Free Cake

No. They do not refrigerate well. Store baked goods at room temperature or freeze them as soon as they are completely cool.

Can You Substitute GF Flour For All Purpose Flour

Yes. If your recipe calls for 1 cup of all-purpose flour, you can substitute 1 cup of GF flour, etc.

Dietary Type For Recipes

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
  • Oil free
  • Paleo
  • Low carb
  • Low calorie
  • No refined sugar

Healthy Carrot Cake Recipes

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See below moist, fluffy, delicious 8 carrot cake recipes that are so delicious.

Sheet Pan Paleo Carrot Cake With Maple Cream Frosting

Sheet Pan Paleo Carrot Cake With Maple Cream Frosting

Read full details on: The Nutritious Kitchen

Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

Raw & Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

Read full details on: Simply Quinoa

Mini Carrot Cake Muffins with Orange Glaze

Mini Carrot Cake Muffins with Orange Glaze

Read full details on: Krolls Korner

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

Read full details on: Foodin Grill

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffin

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffin

Read full details on: Little Spice Jar

Carrot Cake Banana Bread

Carrot Cake Banana Bread

Read full details on: Chocolate Covered Katie

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins With Cream Cheese Glaze

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Read full details on: Ambitious Kitchen

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Read full details on: What The Fork Food Blog

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Written by Rhonda Shade

Rhonda Shade Is the founder of Change In Seconds. A healthy living platform that features clean eating, healthy recipes, meal prep, printable workouts & a unique tracking software to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle.

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