As I’ve been sharing, good health and eating well should be a total YES experience!
I believe that MOST people say YES to choc chip cookies!!!
AND, there are many of us who want to know that as well as indulging, we are also NOURISHING our bodies and are going to feel GREAT afterwards!
When you’ve experienced the incredible contrast of how GOOD it feels to live a healthy lifestyle, the LAST thing you want to do is compromise that by eating things that make you feel BLEH….
Once again, Miss Bianca from Whole Food Simply has our backs!
Loaded with FIBRE, PROTEIN, good FATS, minerals and vitamins, these little huni-cakes (or choc-chip cookies!) will not only hit the spot, but make your entire being tingle with JOY and VITALITY
Over to Bianca!
Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 cup dry roasted cashews*
1 cup dry roasted almonds*
2 tablespoons cacao or cocoa
4 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons almond butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
pinch of salt
50 grams 90% dark chocolate, finely chopped
Preheat your oven to 175°C or 350°F.
Line a tray with baking paper.
Place the almonds and cashews into your processor and blend at high speed until the mixture resembles a fine crumb.
Add the cacao or cocoa, maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla and salt and blend until the mixture is well combined and sticking together.
Mix through the chocolate chips.
Use your hands to press and shape the mixture into balls, place the balls onto the tray and gently flatten.
Bake the cookies for 12 minutes or until golden.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before gently transferring them to a cooling rack.
Eat and enjoy!
*dry roasted nuts are readily available from the supermarket
All my love,
Mind, Body, Soul Wellness
Dietitian~Counsellor~Psychology Of Eating Coach
Founder of New Leaf Nutrition
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