Combine nutritious gluten free flours with high starch flours to improve the nutritional quality of gluten free cooking.
If you use too much xanthan gum in a recipe you may notice a heavy, gummy or even "slimmy" texture in your baked goods- so measure carefully when using xanthan gum.
People with allergies or sensitivity to corn may be advised by their physician to avoid xanthan gum. Also, xanthan gum generally costs almost 3 times as much as guar gum.
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