Are you hankering for something sweet? Try these delicious, nutty protein cookies! They are lightly sweetened, and are a perfect for when the kids want a little sweet treat as well. While eating your protein is better than supplementing, opt for these when you are struggling to fight off your sweet tooth, as they are sure to satisfy your craving without ruining your progress! The 3 grams of fiber per cookie in addition to the protein will help keep you full for longer, plus they are gluten and dairy free
1 cup almond meal
1 cup Plant Protein-L protein powder
1/2 cup ground flax seed
1/4 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
2 large eggs
1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup coconut oil
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, sift dry ingredients, add the seeds and coconut to the mixture and mix well. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, vanilla, maple syrup, and coconut oil.
Fold the dry ingredients into the wet, and stir until mixed well. Drop the batter by the tablespoon onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, approximately 2 inches apart. Should make about 12 cookies.
Bake for 15 minutes, remove from oven, and cool before serving.
Nutrition Facts per cookie: 246 calories, 19g fats, 10g carbs, 13.4g protein