Arrowroot/Toloma/Maranta Arundinacea is a white, flavorless powder. Arrowroot benefits include no gluten, B-vitamin powerhouse, supports healthy digestion, good for your little munchkins, boosts metabolic rate, promotes healthy sleep, has high potassium to sodium ratio, good for your heart, promotes good circulation, aids in weight loss, may lower cholesterol levels and improves kidney.
Uses: Mix the arrowroot into a cold liquid such as water or non-dairy milk and whisk until smooth. It is extremely versatile and the following are some of its uses:
- a substitute for wheat flour
- to thicken soups, stews, gravies, and sauces
- when mixed with other gluten-free flours, it is perfect for bread or cake recipes
- to make porridge
- a replacement for cornstarch