Hi Julie! You can try with green banana flour, it …

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Hi Julie! You can try with green banana flour, it can work but it’s much trickier to achieve and maintain long term but it’s possible. Consider this inside, I find that others have had better success with combining a few grain-free flours together to create their first starter. You could try with a common of any of the following: green banana flour, buckwheat flour (if you consume it on your grain-free diet), almond flour, cassava flour and even coconut flour. You can start with just green banana flour if you wish but after a few days, you don’t see much happening add a little bit of another grain-free flour. After a few days if it’s not doing much consider adding a third. If it works well for you with just green banana flour then keep going with just that one flour. Make sure to use good clean quality water, spring water or filtered water usually works best. Have fun and good luck!

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Hi Jimmy! You actually don’t need grape juice or fresh citrus juice. It will work without them. Alternatives are placing a piece of fruit in the starter (organic apple or pineapple). If you try with fruit, remove it after 24/48 hours. Also, adding a tiny bit of pure maple syrup works well too. I did not try apple cider vinegar, but it could help boost the activity if you want to try it. Consider placing two small jars side by side and experiment with a smaller portion, like in my experiment. https://youtu.be/QuHSndIBMQI It’s fun, and you’ll see what works better with your ingredients and environment.

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