Breakfast Cookies

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 8
Breakfast Cookies
Health Highlights
Can a cookie really be for breakfast? Thankfully this one is nutrient dense; high in protein, grain-free, filled with seeds, coconut, and dried fruit!

Ingredients


1 cup Tahini (or almond butter or peanut butter)
1 cup Coconut, shredded, unsweetened
1/2 cup Cranberries, dried (fruit juice sweetened)
1/4 cup Dried goji berries
1/2 cup Cacao nibs, raw
1/4 cup Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1/4 cup hulled Sunflower seeds
1/4 cup Maple syrup, pure
1 medium egg Egg
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1 pinch Sea salt, fine

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl with a wooden spoon or mixing spatula

  2. Form into small cookies (around 14 to 16 cookies).  

  3. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  4. Bake for 15 minutes, or until just lightly browned on top.

 

Notes:

Nutritional Highlights

Goji Berries

are excellent antioxidants, they may have anti-aging benefits, boost energy levels and are low GI and high in fiber

Seeds

are a great way to add protein to a meal they are great sources of fiber and may help reduce blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure

Tahini

is packed with healthy fats, and rich in antioxidants, it is also a great source of protein and B vitamins

 


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 441
Calories from fat 286
Calories from saturated fat 87
Total Fat 32 g
Saturated Fat 9.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.9 g
Cholesterol 21.2 mg
Sodium 122 mg
Potassium 234 mg
Total Carbohydrate 32 g
Dietary Fiber 7.0 g
Sugars 16.9 g
Protein 10.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.4
Meat Alternative 1.2

Energy sources


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