Monday, November 30, 2015

Healthy Cookies !!!

Everyone needs a go to cookie recipe. You don't need to derail your diet in order to eat healthy and still feel like you are enjoying yourself. Especially if you are doing a cookie exchange with your friends, you should be the better friend and have their interest at heart with making a healthy cookie.
Try these tasty quick-to-make ‘guilt-free’ cookies for family and friends around the holiday season!
Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies
Ingredients
1.5 cup of oats
1/2 cup of coconut flour (very high in fiber!)
1/2 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
1 banana
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1.5 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar-free maple syrup
1 tbs all natural honey
1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (Try the use the Enjoy Life brand. They are dairy, nut and soy free)
1/4 cup reduced sugar dried cranberries (Ocean Spray brand has 50 percent less sugar)
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2. Combine all the ingredients EXCEPT the chocolate chips and cranberries in a blender until batter is smooth or consistency of your desire.
3. After you have your batter made, add in dried cranberries and chocolate chips. Make little balls on a baking sheet and then bake for 15 minutes in the oven.

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