Only The Best ( Healthy ) Cookies You’ll Ever Have

So Derek and I are on a bit of a “lifestyle change,” as he likes to call it.  I call it a diet, but either way I’m actually enjoying it.  I didn’t think I would.  I like my food, you know!

We started the Paleo diet.  Essentially what that means is we are eating grain- and dairy-free.  Which isn’t as difficult as it sounds.

The hardest part was giving up bread.  Like, I love my bread and bagels and muffins and allllll those good things.  And cookies.  I especially love cookies.

Which of course leads me to these cookies.  These grain- and dairy-free sugar cookies.



It makes: 12 cookies

You’ll need:

  • 2  1/2 cups almond flower
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

The process:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix all of the ingredients into a mixing bowl until it becomes, well, doughy.

*** Before you stick your over-eager hands into the dough, wet them!  The dough is extremely sticky and it will be a nightmare to deal with if you don’t. ***

  • Grab a small handful of dough and work it into a disc that is about 1/4-1/2″ thick.
  • Bake in the oven for 9-10 minutes
  • Promptly consume all the cookies and begin making more!!!

For those who are interested, per cookie:

Calories: 147

Fat: 13 g

Carbs: 5 g

Protein: 5.5 g

It’s great when you’re in the middle of a “lifestyle change” to have a healthy sweet treat to fall back on.  This one is ours 🙂

I hope you give this a try and like it as much as I do!  Let me know if there are any other healthy sweet treat recipes that you’d like to share!


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