What is Tiger Nut ?
Our organic edible tiger nut:
A TUBER OF SUPER POWERS KNOWN SINCE ANCIENT EGYPT!
Called tiger nut, chufa, yellow nutsedge, earth almond ... tiger nuts are no Nuts they are small root vegetables!
Part of our Paleo ancestor's diet about 2 millions years ago, tiger nut was also one of the first plants cultivated in Ancient Egypt and later forgotten, tiger nut deserves a better place than that which is attributed to it in the gluten-free world !
It can be used in its raw form - whole tiger nut -, peeled - CROC Rond -, sliced - CROC Nature -, flour, oil, spreadable cream ...
Known today for the preparation of the traditional Spanish drink "horchata de chufa", tiger nut is not only an oilseed, it is a ground nut, a tuber with super powers.
Do you want to know everything about the benefits of tigernuts? here is the full article on our blog: the benefits of tigernuts.
Rich in prebiotic fiber, tiger nut is also a source of vitamin E, omega 6, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and iron. It is a great help for your microbiota thanks to its natural content of resistant starch.
The edible tiger nut is not yet cultivated in France - its harvest comes from its plant Cyperus esculentus. Also called tuberous tiger nut or sweet tiger nut, it is a species of rhizomatous perennial herbaceous plants of the Cyperaceae family (papyrus family).
Tiger nut is gluten free and a perfect snack and match for your AIP diet (Autoimmune Protocol Diet - to eliminating unwanting inflamation). Tiger nut is currently cultivated in Spain and West Africa.
ALL OUR PRODUCTS
Our Tiger nut granolas
All of our Tiger nut granolas are made with tiger nuts, buckwheat seeds and date paste and are cooked at 80 ° C in a dehydrator.
We offer a range of cereals free, gluten free, sugar added free, AIP friendly (autoimmune diet) and vegan Tiger nut granolas and you can also have access to our plain tiger nuts to make your DIY grain and tree nut free granola !
We never add sugar and our granolas are very savory thanks to the natural sugars of our ingredients such as tiger nut, date paste, bananas, raisins ...
Our naturally sweet granolas' nuggets can be tasted like cookies, in super bowls with other super foods or with milk at any time of the day!
Our products are based on non processed food recipes with raw ingredients, without additives, neither preservatives nor GMOs.
Our tigernut granolas recipes are a delicious and perfect crunchy solution for your granola cravings.
Our tiger nut granolas are the newest obsession !
La Noix Tigrée also propose a full range of salty granolas to be used all day long from breakfast to "aperitif" or for seasonning your meals!