Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies

This is a great chocolate chip cookie recipe for the holiday season for anyone following a Paleo or Gluten free diet. These cookies are full of nutrient packed ingredients and no refined sugar or flour. 
 The addition of the flax seed provides extra omega 3’s. 

Paleo, Gluten free, Grain free, Dairy free, Soy free

Photo Credit Megan and Michael Theriault 

1 1/2 cups almond flour
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon baking soda 
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 tablespoons flax seed (ground) 
1/8th cup coconut oil melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4th cup grade B maple syrup
1 tsp cinnamon

1- Preheat oven to 350
2- Combine almond flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and flax seed in a bowl
3- In a separate bowl beat egg with vanilla, and add coconut oil and maple syrup
4- Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients combining 
5- Add chocolate chips
6- Using a tablespoon place cookie dough on greased baking sheet
7- Bake for 12 minutes.
8 - Remove from oven and let cool. 

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all of our readers. Enjoy all the good food and time spent with family and friends. We will be back in the New Year with a ton of new projects for our readers so stay tuned to the 2 health nuts in 2015! 

Yours in Health & Happiness,

Lisa and Nichole

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