Jiva USDA Organic White Rice Flour Review & Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Jiva USDA Organic White Rice Flour is from quality, organic Rice. Organic white rice flour is a favorite ingredient for gluten free baking, lending a light and delicate sponginess to baked goods. It is also great for breading and thickening soup, sauce, or gravies.


The refined version of organic brown rice flour, organic white rice flour can be used interchangeably with brown rice flour. The second largest world crop, rice is a staple food in Asia where, unlike most grains, it is grown on small paddies and harvested by hand, just as it has been for centuries.

It is lighter, milder, and easier to digest than wheat flour. Some people find white rice flour to be slightly gritty, but many, including myself, find it preferable to bean flours.

White rice flour is naturally gluten free, rich in carbohydrates and low in fat. Jiva Organics Rice Flour is also USDA certified organic.

White rice flour can be used to bake cakes, cookies, dumplings, breads and more, as well as thicken sauces and coat fish and other proteins. It is also very popular for the preparation of a variety of Asian noodles, which are a staple in Eastern cuisine.

White Rice Flour Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
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  1. 3⁄4 cup shortening
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1 cup canned pumpkin
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
  5. 1 cup sugar
  6. 1 1⁄2 tsp baking soda
  7. 1 1⁄2 tsp baking powder
  8. 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  9. 1 1⁄4 cup White Rice Flour
  10. 3⁄4 cup Potato Starch Flour
  11. 3⁄4 cup Chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Cream together the shortening, eggs, pumpkin, vanilla, and sugar.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. You may swap raisins or pecans of the chocolate chips, depending on your preference.
  4. Lightly grease a baking pan. Spoon out dough about the size of a walnut.
  5. Bake for about 15 minutes or until lightly browned on the edges.
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Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.

The word Jiva means life. Jiva Organics is a small family business driven by care and respect for life, be it people or the environment. They source products that are completely natural, certified organic, and grown with the underlying philosophy that promotes sustainability of Mother Earth for the present and future generations. The organic farms that they work with are untouched by modern toxic inputs to produce pure and natural spices and grains of the highest quality, that result in delicious, healthy meals for you and your family. It is a simple choice that makes a big difference.

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I was not paid to write this review.

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I've been on a gluten free diet since January 2009. It's been an adventure, and a challenge at times. I love to go to new restaurants and try new foods, and being gluten free can make eating out difficult at times. But I will not let my dietary restrictions get in my way of finding new restaurants and products. These are my stories of being a young women in a big city, eating out and trying new foods, all while NOT eating gluten. Like I said, it's an adventure and you are welcome to come along... Please note that as I try to eat gluten free 100% of the time, my intolerance is not as severe as others so please use caution when dining at restaurants that are not certified gluten free.

8 thoughts on “Jiva USDA Organic White Rice Flour Review & Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

  1. These sound GREAT! Pumpkin and chocolate chips — what a great combination.

  2. I LOVE all things pumpkin year round. What a great gluten free recipe and one I’m trying soon!

  3. Wow, these sound so good, and the recipe looks easy! Love this! I’ve been working on my allergen-friendly baking skills and can’t wait to try these, I bet my son will love them!! :-)

  4. I’d love to try this recipe – I love using rice flour and I have some and have been wanting to use my potato starch flour – bingo -this is perfect sounds yummy

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