June 20, 2019 2 min read

Guilt-Free Ginger Turmeric Cookies

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 anti-inflammatory benefits and a deliciously creamy coconut frosting. Truth be told, this is one smart cookie!

 

What are the benefits?

Almond Flour:          

Low-carb & gluten-free

Can lower cholesterol and blood pressure

 

Cashew Butter:        

Important for cardiac health

Good source of magnesium and protein

 

Almond Milk:                       

Low-calorie & dairy-free

Doesn’t raise blood sugar

 

Turmeric:                  

Highly anti-inflammatory & antioxidant

Great pain-reliever

 

Ginger:                      

Can treat nausea

May help lower cholesterol

 

Maple Syrup:                        

May help neutralize free radicals

Supports heart health

 

How-To

Ingredients 

For the Cookies:

  • 1 cup Almond Flour
  • ½ cup cashew butter
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ almond milk
  • 1 tbsp. tapioca starch
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 egg

For the Frosting:

  • 1 ½ cups coconut cream (we recommend full-fat)
  • ¼ cup tapioca starch

 

Instructions:

Cookies:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat
  • Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl until you get the typical cookie dough texture
  • 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
  • Bake for 15 minutes and let them cool for 10 minutes

 

Frosting:

  • Mix coconut cream with tapioca starch until you get a thick icing
  • Put in the refrigerator to cool
  • 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

 

All the best,


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