Almond Coconut Protein Cookies


This recipe has a bit of meaning to it because I made these protein cookies specifically for the Non-GMO campaign in order to help raise awareness of GMO vs. Non-GMO foods and products. In order to explore the healthy world of Non-GMO, you need to have an understanding of what Non-GMO really means. 

What is Non-GMO? GMO stands for genetically modified organisms. I don't know about you but, to me, that sounds....not normal. It basically means that changes and/or alterations have been made to a plant or animal in order to tell that organism how to grow. And THOSE plants and animals are what we put in our bodies! So products with the Non-GMO seal do not contain these genetically modified organisms. 

Vitacost has a wide variety of Non-GMO products that can help you take control of your health. Most of the ingredients use in this recipe have the Non-GMO seal and can be purchased from Vitacost. Simply click on the ingredient and it will direct you to the product.  

To learn more about the healthy world of Non-GMO, click here

Ingredients

¼ cup + 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
½ cup egg whites

Method

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with foil coated with cooking spray.

2. Add almond butter, egg whites, coconut nectar and coconut milk in a mixing bowl. Using a hand held mixer, blend until mixture is smooth and well combined.

3. Add the remainder of the ingredients to the bowl and mix until well combined. Using a spoon, drop cookie dough onto sheet pan, making 10 even cookies. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes. Let the cookies cool then drizzle with almond butter.

Makes 10 servings
1 serving is 1 cookie

Macros for 1 cookie (without the extra almond butter topping)
107 calories, 6.4g protein, 4.5g fat, 10.4g carbs, 4.9g sugar, 3g fiber


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