October 24, 2017

Gluten-Free Blueberry Tahini Cookies

Eat Menstrual Phase

Made these on a whim tonight because I “just felt like baking”. Usually, I have to recipe test baked goods pretty hard. Like, I have still yet to master gluten-free pancakes hard. (Let a girl know if you have a secret recipe) These cookies tonight though, they were so fluffy and delightful.

I love recipes like this that can be used for multiple different occasions. I could take these to a party or I could literally eat them for breakfast. They’re that nourishing! Also super easy to digest for all my GP friends out there, I got you.

Let’s talk about tahini really quick too. It’s one of the highest sources of calcium you can get. I just found this out tonight as well and I am super excited! Keep your eyes peeled for where it might pop-up next! Maybe salad dressing?

Anyway, I highly recommend this one right here. Do it!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup frozen organic wild blueberries
  • 1/2 coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup organic maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 egg (or sub flax egg)
  • 1 tbsp ground flax + chia mix
  • 1/4 cup almond milk

 

Make it

Preheat over to 350F. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together (except the blueberries!) until a thick dough texture forms. Fold in frozen blueberries (may also use fresh, the organic wild are just small and easy to fold). Roll into 1 inch balls, place on parchment-lined baking sheet, and lightly press down with hand. Bake for 15 minutes. Let cool for 5-10 minutes, enjoy!

Pro tip: dunk/ submerge in unsweetened vanilla almond milk. A fluffy dream. OR add to breakfast bowls with yogurt.

Nourishing with Intention

  • Blueberries – so. many. antioxidants.
  • Coconut flour – gluten-free, high in fiber + protein
  • Almond flour – gluten-free, high in fiber + protein
  • Coconut oil – source of healthy fat
  • Maple syrup – low glycemic index, antioxidants, easier on GI tract than sugar
  • Tahini – liver detoxification, calcium, high mineral content
  • Cinnamon – digestion boost / warms GI tract
  • Ginger – digestion boost / warms GI tract
  • Eggs – protein
  • Flax / Chia – easily digested fiber
  • Almond milk – dairy free, high in vitamin D + calcium

Swap

  • Egg for flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax set with 3 tbsp water) if vegan
  • Almond milk for any alternative milk
  • Omit maple syrup if too sweet

As always, questions and comments are welcome!

Nourish with intention, nourish Sankalpa.

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