Try this low-carb alternative to white flour.
Soybean flour can be a good alternative to the pastry problem. Most pastries are high in carbohydrates, but substituting soybean flour in your pie crusts is a great low-carb alternative. One ounce, or 1/4 cup, of soybean flour contains 7.5 grams of slow-acting carbohydrate. Soybean flour can also be used for breads and cakes if it's blended with eggs.
Tip of the Day courtesy of Dr. Richard Bernstein, author of Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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