25 Almond Flour Recipes That Taste Anything But Gluten-Free
By: Amanda Suazo
When it comes to gluten-free cooking and baking, almond flour recipes are hard to beat. This low-carb flour is an ideal option for keto and paleo followers who want all the flavor and texture of traditional foods without the grains that can make you feel bloated and foggy.
Almond flour recipes add valuable benefits to your meals, like protein, trace minerals, and vitamins. This flour is “suspect” on the Bulletproof Diet due to its lectin content and potential for mold contamination — but you can still enjoy it once in a while for special occasions or carb re-feeds.
Use almond flour recipes to cook just about anything — including bread, crackers, cookies, and more:
Breakfast almond flour recipes
For anyone new to gluten-free cooking, this almond flour recipe is the perfect place to start. Use your blender to whip up a simple batter with additions like cinnamon and butter, then cook on your griddle for total breakfast perfection.
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Bring back cereal with this downright addictive almond flour recipe. Cocoa powder gives each crunchy puff an intense flavor, while an additional coating at the end can give your milk an iconic chocolatey tint. To stay more Bulletproof, avoid eating xanthan gum too often, since it can irritate your gut.
Rosemary Keto Bagels
With no gluten whatsoever, this almond flour recipe still creates bagels with the perfect chewy texture. Binders like egg whites and psyllium husk hold everything together, while rosemary lends a light and herby flavor.
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Keep your breakfast sweet and simple with this almond flour recipe. Keto pantry staples like erythritol, butter, and almond milk bake into fluffy, craveable donuts with just 2 net carbs each. Keep this one more Bulletproof and use grass-fed butter, Ceylon cinnamon, and non-GMO erythritol — plus, swap almond milk with full-fat canned coconut milk.
Almond flour recipes: Snacks
This almond flour recipe makes light and crisp crackers born for entertaining. Finish with a generous sprinkle of salt, and you’re ready to serve this paleo party food with all your favorite toppings.
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Thanks to a rich mix of butter and almond flour, this recipe looks more like a fat bomb in disguise. Add sweetener, vanilla, and a pinch of salt, and you can have these little bites ready in 10 minutes or less. Stay Bulletproof and use grass-fed butter in this recipe.
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This almond flour recipe proves that you don’t need breadcrumbs to create a crispy coating. Simply slice your zucchini into thin rings, then “bread” in an almond flour coating spiced with thyme and garlic and bake to perfection. Keep this one more Bulletproof and swap the garlic and pepper with your favorite anti-inflammatory spices.
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For a no-bake take on cookies that you can have in a snap, get this paleo and keto almond flour recipe in your life. Dark chocolate chips add sweetness to each bite, while an optional chocolate coating adds a truffle-like flair. To stay more Bulletproof, use a high-quality chocolate with at least 85% cacao in this recipe.
Almond flour recipes: Main dishes
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This keto almond flour recipe is also paleo and Whole30-compliant, since it uses wholesome ingredients like ground meat and herbs. Mix up your meatball base, then roll and bake. Make this one more Bulletproof with pastured meats and a grass-fed gelatin (such as Collagelatin), plus skip the black pepper and avoid red pepper flakes if you have a nightshade sensitivity.
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No gluten here! Like magic, this recipe transforms gluten-free flours into fresh, chewy keto pasta ready for all your favorite toppings. Make this almond flour recipe more Bulletproof and fry in grass-fed ghee instead of a butter-oil blend, plus skip the garlic.
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Almond flour and avocado keep these fish cakes ultra moist, while simple canned salmon adds flavor while cutting down on prep time. To make this recipe more Bulletproof, use wild-caught canned salmon, swap onion with green onion, trade butter for grass-fed ghee, and skip the pepper.
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Using minimal ingredients and almond flour as a binder, this recipe makes a moist and tender main dish with no added sugar. To keep it more Bulletproof, use pastured turkey, swap the date with liquid stevia or monk fruit extract, and avoid eating garlic and pepper too often. If you have a nightshade sensitivity, avoid peppers or tomatoes, too.
Almond flour recipes: Side dishes
Is zero-carb bread the stuff of dreams? Not with this almond flour recipe: Pastured collagen peptides add a heat-safe protein boost to this bread, while whipped eggs keep the texture light and fluffy.
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Tater tots get a paleo-friendly upgrade with this almond flour recipe. Shred your veggies finely, then season and roll into dippable nuggets for a kid-friendly way to serve veggies. To stay more Bulletproof, use fresh, high-quality spices and avoid eating garlic and black pepper too often.
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Use this almond flour recipe to get soft, pliable, and totally gluten-free tortillas. Psyllium husks and coconut flour create a bread-like texture perfect for wraps and dipping. Stay more Bulletproof and use grass-fed ghee to cook the tortillas, plus avoid eating psyllium husk too often — it can irritate your gut.
Enjoy as a savory breakfast, light main dish, or simple side: This almond flour recipe serves up one more way to use in-season zucchini. Add a sprinkle of fresh thyme, and these fritters pair deliciously with everything from poached eggs to avocado slices.
Dessert almond flour recipes
Keto Sugar Cookies
Make them for the holidays, or any time of year — no matter when you enjoy them, these almond flour cookies will become your new favorite simple dessert. This recipe blends a keto sugar substitute with golden grass-fed ghee and vanilla for a crisp, flavorful cookie that even non-keto guests will love.
Even without the gluten, this almond flour recipe still bakes up into a light, buttery crust perfect for sweet and savory pies. With help from pantry staples like egg and salt, you can prep this crumbly base in just minutes.
A molten chocolate center and crisp outer shell make this almond flour recipe part of a perfect date night. Garnish with fresh berries or powdered sweetener, and you’ll have this drool-worthy treat in 20 minutes or less.
Almond flour reveals its true power in this clean-eating dessert recipe. It blends with cacao and coconut oil to create a crisp cookie ready for sandwiching a creamy, fragrant filling. Use them to top ice cream, or simply enjoy with a cool glass of non-dairy milk.
Keto Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
A classic cookie gets a savory upgrade. With crisp pieces of bacon and chocolate chips nestled in an almond flour base, this recipe answers all your salty and sweet cravings. Plus, each cookie only sets you back 1.6 net carbs.
This almond flour recipe makes a delicious way to use up your in-season fruit without baking an entire pie or cake. Cook down your berries, top with a simple almond flour crumble, and bake until golden for a sugar-free treat packed with protein.
Make special occasions a little more satisfying with this elegant almond flour recipe. With a raspberry jam filling and a creamy dairy-free frosting, you can enjoy every slice without the sugary carb crash you’ll get from conventional cakes.
Double Chocolate Chip Keto Cookies
Chocolate lovers, unite: This almond flour recipe delivers a double whammy from a rich combination of cocoa powder and melty dark chocolate chunks. With added fat and protein from grass-fed ghee and pastured collagen, these cookies make a sweet and satisfying finish to your meals.
When you can’t decide between a brownie or a cookie, reach for this almond flour recipe. Whisk up a rich brownie base, then scoop buttery chunks of cookie dough on top for a two-toned dessert that everyone can love.
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