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Paleo-Friendly Biscuits

Paleo BiscuitsTaken from the “Wheat Belly Cookbook” by Dr. William Davis, anyone following a paleo or gluten-free diet will appreciate these fluffy, nutty grain-free biscuits! Think “buttermilk” – they are perfect for dipping into sunny side up eggs, spreading with jam, or slathering with sausage gravy. Our favorite way to eat them is warm from the oven with a little organic butter. Here’s the recipe:

Paleo-Friendly Biscuits


1 cup almond meal/flour

1 cup flax meal

4 teaspoons baking powder

4 tablespoons cold, cut butter

4 egg whites


  1. Combine almond meal, flax meal and baking powder.
    Mix well.
  2. Add cold cut butter and combine thoroughly.Recipe for Paleo Biscuits - Simply Healthy Life
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.Recipe for Paleo Biscuits - Simply Healthy Life
  • Fold egg whites into flour mixture
  • Place 8 mounds about 3/4 inch thick on baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees

Finding grain-free alternatives to favorites like biscuits, breads and bakery isn’t easy, but these almond flour and flax seed based treasures are a tasty replacement that satisfies. I always look for the easy button on recipes, and these yummy biscuits only take 25 minutes start to finish. That makes them easy enough for a Sunday brunch – and they’re tasty enough for Thanksgiving dinner, too!