Paleo Bread Crump Alternatives


Today, we’re going to be looking at paleo bread crumb substitutes. Following a gluten-free diet can be difficult enough, so if you’re following a paleo diet too – you may be looking for some inspiration!

What Is A Paleo Diet?

Paleo diet is sometimes known as the “caveman” or “stone-age” diet. This is because the foods you can consume on a paleo diet are foods that can be obtained by hunting and gathering.

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So you’re looking for a crunchy paleo substitute for bread crumbs – and who can blame you? Everyone longs for that crunchy texture every so often. Or may even want to use the bread crumbs for thickening!

Gluten-Free Substitute For Bread Crumbs

One of the most popular options is almond flour (or almond meal). It’s very diverse as can be used as a thickener, or a tasty coating. It’s so popular because it’s easily accessible and has very little taste.


Tapioca Starch

If you’re looking for a very fine coating on your foods, tapioca starch is the way to go! It’s smooth and silky – and that’s because the grains are so much finer than any of the others we’ve seen today.

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I hope this article has helped you to see the many gluten-free and paleo bread crumb substitutes that there are on offer. You certainly don’t have to go without when following both these lifestyles – even if it may feel overwhelming at first.

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