Vital Wheat Gluten
This product is the lowest priced and lowest carb wheat gluten in NZ. With a whopping 7gm less carbs per 100gm than supermarket brands. It's a specialty baking product not available anywhere else for retail purchase in NZ and it comes from the world's best gluten manufacturer. So not only will you will taste the quality difference, it rises better and over a whole loaf of bread you save yourself an impressive 13 grams of carbs.
Wheat gluten is the natural protein found in wheat flour after it has been hydrated, components removed leaving the gluten. It is not a synthetic product - it's all natural and non-GMO. It is the protein part of the wheat and is considered to be keto friendly due to it's low carbs. That makes it perfect in yeast-based bread recipes to improve the lift, texture and elasticity (chewiness) of the dough.
- Diedre's bread = King Keto bread = Elle_herself bread all require vital wheat gluten in 1.25 Cups (190 grams). So instead of purchasing 1 x 1 Cup and 1 x 1/4 Cup sizes, we recommend getting the 190 gram size.
- We also have the best prices in NZ for the Nu Naturals oat fibre, ground flaxseed, sunflower flour and Xanthan gum too. So you'll be well and truly sorted for all your baking endeavours.
- If you're buying each ingredient separately, you can save money by purchasing the Best Ever Keto Bread Recipe Pack - it comes in Oven and Bread Maker options.
Substitutes: Vital Wheat Gluten is a non-animal protein substitute that is popular among vegetarians. There are no ingredient substitutes. If you have an intolerance to gluten, then we recommend researching gluten-free keto bread recipes.
Benefits and claims: Wheat gluten has a spongy texture and takes on any flavour of what you are making with it. It aids in repair, maintenance and growth of all cells and tissues. Maintains cholesterol levels and is heart friendly and nutritionally safe.
Features: extremely high in protein, rich in phosphorous, great source of the micro minerals iron and selenium.
Macros per 100gm: Net Carbs 9g, Fat 6g Protein 75g, Calories 1632kj Sodium 100mg
Allergens: Dairy-free, cholesterol free, this is 100% gluten as the product name suggests :)
Keto friendly recipes using this ingredient: Keto Pizza Bites, Low Carb Flatbread, Keto Hamburger Buns, Low Carb Bread recipe, Low carb egg noodles,