Guilt-Free Ginger Turmeric Cookies

June 20, 2019 2 min read

Who doesn’t love cookies? These little pieces of perfection have the power to fix a broken heart and the potential to make any bad day instantly better. Cookies are the ultimate comfort food – but looking at the ingredients of regular cookies, we’d rather not be caught with our hands in the cookie jar.

How about indulging in a sweet treat minus the guilty conscience or breaking up with your diet? Bake your day a little better with a fresh batch of these good-for-you Ginger-Turmeric Cookies. Fluffy tenderness meets wellness benefits and a deliciously creamy coconut frosting. Truth be told, this is one smart cookie!

 

What are the benefits?

Almond Flour:

  • Low-carb and gluten-free
  • Great for 'keto-friendly' recipes
  • Adds a rich flavor
  • More protein than regular flour

Cashew Butter:        

  • Excellent source of magnesium
  • Less fat-laden than some alternatives
  • Great source of protein
  • Rich in iron and selenium

Almond Milk:                       

  • Low-calorie and low-sugar
  • Dairy-free and vegan milk option
  • Plant-based calcium source
  • Rich in vitamin E and other healthy fats

Turmeric:                  

  • Powerful antioxidant agent
  • Supports whole body wellness
  • Supports healthy inflammatory responses
  • Great for digestion & metabolism

Ginger:                      

  • Contains gingerol, a powerful health ingredient
  • Can help soothe nausea and an upset stomach
  • Great for muscle aches and soreness
  • Supports holistic health

Maple Syrup:                        

  • Contains vitamin B5
  • Less calories than honey
  • Contains antioxidants
  • Contains riboflavin, zinc, magnesium, and potassium 

 

Ginger Turmeric Cookies


Guilt-Free Ginger Turmeric Cookies

Ingredients 
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ½ cup cashew butter
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp. tapioca starch
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 egg
For the frosting:
  • 1½ cups coconut cream (we recommend full-fat)
  • ¼ cup tapioca starch
Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  2. Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl until you get a typical cookie dough texture.
  3. Use a tablespoon to scoop balls of cookie dough and place them 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. Slightly flatten them with a spoon or your fingers.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes and let them cool for 10 minutes.
Frosting:
  1. Mix coconut cream with tapioca starch until you get a thick icing.
  2. Put in the refrigerator to cool.
  3. Once the cookies are cooled, spread icing over each cookie, sprinkle with a dash of ground turmeric and serve immediately.

Get comfortable, grab a glass of your favorite milk, and embrace this little treat!

 

AND REMEMBER...

 

IT'S ABOUT YOU.  IT'S ABOUT YOUR HEALTH.  IT'S ABOUT RECONNECTING

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