Healthy Fit Cookie [Lifematrix Style / Raw Option]
Want a cookie that doesn’t go straight to your hips but instead used as energy and fuel? It’s possible, my fit friends!
A healthy cookie that still satisfies my sweet tooth but also my nutritional needs!
These cookies are soft and chewy from the help of the soft coconut flakes and ground flax meal which provide you with the fatty acids your body needs. The buckwheat adds key fiber and the protein is sourced from the use of hemp protein powder and my favourite Lifematrix’s Vegan Super Smoothie protein powder!
Like most of my dessert and snack recipes, these bad boys aren’t overly sweet (low in sugar and refined sugar free) so you can definitely taste all of the different flavours and textures happening.
Here’s one of my favourite recipes for a convenient cookie that’s all vegan, gluten/wheat free, low in sugar, rich in protein, high in essential fats and low carb. Oh, and nut free for those with a nut allergy. They’re ideal to have after a crazy workout or after one of your favourite daily active activities. I’ll admit, sometimes I have them for breakfast. 😉
What you’ll need:
1/2 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes/shreds
1/4 cup of buckwheat flour
1/4 cup of organic brown rice protein powder (Lifematrix is my fav)
3 tbsp of organic ground flax meal
1 scoop of hemp protein powder
1/4 tbsp of liquid vanilla stevia
2 tbsp of granulated xylitol (adjust to your sweet tooth)
2 tbsp of organic extra virgin coconut oil
2 tbsp of filtered water (or unsweetened almond milk)
1 tbsp of cacao nibs or homemade unsweetened carob chips
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Scoop into little balls and press down into cookie shapes on parchment paper. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool! If you don’t, the cookies may fall apart.
Did you know you can also make these raw?
Place in the dehydrator for warm cookies!