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What Are Siete Foods Almond Flour Tortillas?
Siete is a Mexican-American food brand that focuses on making tasty, grain-free products. The Garza family, a family of “siete” (seven in Spanish), started making grain-free products that their daughter could eat due to her various dietary intolerances. A couple of tries later, they came up with their famous almond flour tortillas, which deserved their “abuela’s” (grandma’s) seal of approval, as noted on their label. Now, they have tortilla chips, hot sauces, dairy-free queso, seasonings, and cookies available on the market.
Why Did We Try Siete Foods Almond Flour Tortillas?
Tortillas, are by far, one of our favorite gateway foods that lead to a tasty meal or snack. From breakfast tacos, quick bean tostadas or a tortilla filled with hummus or nut butter for a snack – tortillas are the way to go. We wanted to try these almond flour tortillas to see if they were a good gluten-free alternative to regular flour tortillas.
Siete Foods Almond Flour Tortillas: How Many Stars?
Our 5-Star Rating
The tortillas had a very mild taste at the beginning with a slight aftertaste, but the flavor was perfectly masked when prepared as a quesadilla or a breakfast taco. However, they did crumble a little bit while heated up on a nonstick skillet. We would definitely have these tortillas again, for flavor alone. Note that these almond flour tortillas do need to be refrigerated.
Nutrient Density: 5/5
Two almond flour tortillas provide ~190 calories. They also provide 20 g total carbohydrates, 11 g of total fat, with 1.o g of saturated fat, and 6 g of protein. The tortillas also have 3 g of dietary fiber and 0 g of added sugars. They also provide 220 mg of sodium, which may be a little high for someone watching their sodium intake.
The ingredient list includes: almond flour, tapioca flour, water, sea salt, and xantham gum. Xantham gum is a common food additive that helps stabilize and thicken food products, and helps it expand their shelf life. Tapioca flour is very commonly used in gluten-free cooking as well.
Overall, the tortillas are lower in carbohydrates than regular flour tortillas, making it a lower-carbohydrate alternative. However, if you are an athlete looking to increase your carbohydrate intake, or someone following a diabetic diet that needs a certain amount of carbohydrates per meal, it’s important to look at your individual needs to decide if these tortillas are the right option for you.
The price point for Siete Foods Almond Flour Tortillas is higher in comparison to ANY kind of tortilla! Each pack includes 8 tortillas and costs ~$8.00-$9.00. Do the easy math… ~$1 each. This makes the tortillas rather expensive and not very attainable, compared to other gluten-free tortillas or regular flour or corn tortillas.
You can buy Trader Joe’s almond flour tortillas, which provide the same nutritional value, for half the price.
Total Score: 4 / 5
Where To Find Them:
You can find the Siete Foods Almond Flour Tortillas in the refrigerated section of Whole Foods, Target, WalMart, and through their online store.
How We Enjoyed Them:
We enjoyed them as chicken quesadillas for dinner and as breakfast tacos. They were both very tasty!
We hope you are enjoying the return McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews series as much as we are! This is a series dedicated to testing out products in the market and giving our honest, expert review so you know exactly what to look for next time you’re at the grocery store. This week’s product to review: Siete Foods Almond Flour Tortillas. Let us know what products you would like us to review in the future!
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