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Superfood chocolate chip cookies recipe

Superfood chocolate chip cookies recipe

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I took my basic chocolate chip cookie recipe and packed it with superfoods such as walnuts, flaxseeds, cocoa nibs, chia seeds and coconut oil. These cookies are an easy way to treat your kids (or yourself) and it's nice to know they provide a little bit of extra nutrition!

5 people made this

IngredientsMakes: 60 cookies

  • 220g brown sugar
  • 145g coconut sugar
  • 115g butter, softened
  • 120ml coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 375g plain flour
  • 170g dark chocolate chips
  • 60g chopped walnuts
  • 30g chia seeds
  • 30g milled flaxseeds
  • 45g cocoa nibs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

MethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:30min

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line baking trays with greaseproof paper.
  2. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, coconut sugar, butter and coconut oil with an electric mixer until smooth. Beat the first egg into creamed butter mixture until completely blended; beat in second egg and vanilla extract.
  3. Stir hot water and bicarbonate of soda together in a small bowl until soda has dissolved; stir into butter mixture. Add cream of tartar and mix well.
  4. Mix flour into butter mixture until dough is smooth; fold in walnuts, chia seeds, flax seeds, cocoa nibs and salt.
  5. Drop cookie dough by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking tray.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are lightly browned around the edges, about 12 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.

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Reviews in English (13)

These were so easy to make and turned out really well. I halved the amount of sugar and they were still sweet enough for me. Would definitely make again!-16 Feb 2017

by Mary Grove

A friend of mine made these and we had them at her house. They were so delicious I had to make them myself. I used all coconut sugar and pecans instead of walnuts. I must admit I am a cookie dough lover more than a cookie lover and this dough is amazing! The Chia seeds and cacao nibs give a little crunch that is soooo good! These are just as good baked, too. I love that we get a little more nutrition while getting our cookie fix . I will definitely be making these again!-18 May 2015

by Mandy Little

Amazing!! Holds it shape really well. Might cut back on the walnuts just a little as they are a tinsy bit dry. But otherwise delightful!-20 Feb 2019


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Fodmap Friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Superfood Swap

Truth be told, I&rsquove been dying to whip up a cookie recipe from The Low-Fodmap Diet Cookbook by Kate Scarlata ever since my sister in law raved about them!

&ldquoLiz, you have to try Kate&rsquos Peanut Butter Cookies! They are seriously to diet for and only 3 ingredients&rdquo.

She had me sold at 3 ingredients until I realized I was actually out of the prime ingredient needed in the recipe, peanut butter.

Shoot, okay, not a biggie! I can improvise. What else is speaking to me?

Frankly, with the 130 recipes found in The Low-Fodmap Cookbook, it was hard to choose just one.

But, since Mr. CEO has been working like crazy, I knew a special thank you that he always enjoys is a warm chocolate chip cookie.

I flipped open the book and knew right then and there I was set to whip up a Shaw Kitchen version of a Fodmap Friendly Chocolate Chunk Cookie!

The main different you&rsquoll see in this recipe from Kate&rsquos is that I used avocado in place of butter, omitted the walnuts and lowered the sugar a tad.

Since baby is on the way we&rsquore trying to decrease the amount of added sugar we consume, and truthfully, using the semi-sweet mini chocolate chips with the 1 cup of sugar resulted in a 100% totally satisfying cookie!

But, I say this in case you want to try more of the original recipe. Then just add an extra 1/2 cup of brown sugar!

While avocados are not a low-fodmap food, Kate did say when following the serving size of 2 cookies, these cookies still remain low-fodmap given the amount of avocado actually present in each cookie. Woohoo!

Avocados are also a great way to increase the nutrition in your diet so anytime I can make an avocado swap in my kitchen you&rsquoll usually find me doing so!

After a round of trial and error, Mr.CEO came home and within 2 minutes had consumed two freshly baked cookies and was already asking for more!

I kid you not, this was the first swap in the baking department since pregnancy that I&rsquove actually succeeded in!

For some reason, baking and me just aren&rsquot meshing these days.

But, I&rsquom not worried. I&rsquoll rely on my good friend Kate and her timeless fodmap friendly recipes to tie me over until my green thumb for the kitchen returns!


Preheat the oven to 375° F. Line two baking sheets with parchment or a silicone baking mat.

In a large bowl, mix together the almond milk, coconut oil and coconut palm sugar.

In a medium bowl, mix together the almond flour, Navitas Essential Blend, baking soda and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. Add the chocolate chips and optional cacao nibs, and fold to combine.

A tablespoon at a time, drop rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets. Shape into circles and press down to flatten slightly – cookies will not spread very much.

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cookies begin to turn golden. Remove from oven and transfer to a baking rack to cool entirely.


Banana Chocolate Chip Superfood Cookies

When I first started working on this recipe I had something totally different in mind. I was going to make a batch of date truffles that were loaded with super healthy ingredients. I started out with dates, bananas, chocolate chips, pumpkin seeds, hemp hearts, and chia seeds. Once I'd added the banana it was pretty clear I would not be making date balls because the mixture was just waaay too thin. So, I added a cup of oats and flax seed to thicken and bind the mixture together. Still no luck! I tried baking them for 10 minutes. Success! Super healthy and delicious cookies! They're a lovely banana chocolate chip cookie, loaded with healthy fats, plant proteins, vitamins and minerals. These cookies contain a lot of different seeds so they have a sort of soft, chewy granola bar texture that's speckled with crunchy seeds.

Ingredient Nutrition:

Dates: High in natural sugars and a good source of fibre and potassium. Dates contain a wide variety of essential nutrients such as protein, magnesium, and zinc. I used Sayer dates, a medium sized, orange-brown, soft-syrupy date.

Banana: A great source of vitamin B6, bananas also contain moderate amounts of potassium, vitamin C, and manganese.

Oats: Oats have cholesterol lowering properties and are high in soluble fibre which prolongs digestion and helps to keep you feeling satiated. Oats contain high quality protein and are a good source of iron, thiamin, phosphorus, manganese, and magnesium.

Pumpkin seeds: A real nutritional powerhouse! Pumpkin seeds are a good source of protein, iron, zinc, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, copper, and potassium.

Dark Chocolate: Contains antioxidants and is a fantastic source of iron.

Flax seeds: Contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and a great source of fibre and contain a wide variety of micro-nutrients as well as antioxidants.

Chia seeds: Loaded with fibre, protein, and healthy with healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Chia seeds are also a good source of calcium, phosphorus, and manganese.

Hemp hearts: Packed with high quality protein and a great source of essential fatty acids.

I've been loving this recipe! The cookies are absolutely wonderful because they're quick to make, clean up is easy, and they're so versatile (and healthy!) I've been grabbing a few as a quick breakfast when I'm in a hurry, or packing them as a snack to take on the go. I've also been packing them as part of my lunch to satisfy my usual post-lunch sweet craving. They're delicious paired with an ice-cold glass of almond milk too.

What You'll Need:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) soft pitted dates, packed
  • 1 large, ripe banana
  • 1 cup (250 ml) oats (quick or rolled, not instant)
  • &frac23 cup (165 ml) pumpkin seeds (pepita seeds), plus extra for decoration
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) vegan semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) ground flax seed
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) hemp hearts (hulled hemp seeds)
  • ½ tbsp (8 ml) coconut oil, melted

Supplies: measuring cups & spoons, food processor, spatula, small mixing bowl, baking sheet, and parchment paper or silicone baking mat.

Dietary Requirements: Soy-free, Nut-free, Gluten-free (ensure oats, chocolate chips, and all other ingredients are certified gluten-free), No Sugar Added.

Clockwise from left: Chia seeds, ground flax seed, hemp hearts, and dark chocolate chips. Right: Parnoosh brand soft pitted Sayer dates.

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and gather your supplies.

Before you begin adding ingredients to your food processor, check your dates for pits/pit fragments. I can't tell you how many times I've thrown dates into my food processor only to hear this awful "ca-chunk ca-chunk ca-chunk" noise. It's no fun having to pick through a half blended mess of sticky dates trying to find that one pit! I find that the easiest way to check for pits is to add your dates one at a time, giving each one a good firm pinch. You'll easily be able to feel any pits if there are any.

Check your dates for pits before blending them with ripe banana. Once the mixture is smooth you can add the rest of the healthy ingredients!

First blend the dates and ripe banana until the mixture is semi-smooth. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides as needed. My food processor is really cheap (about $10) so while it does get the job done, I couldn't get my dates 100% smooth. That's okay, they'll break up some more when you add the rest of the ingredients.

Process the mixture, scraping down the sides as needed, until the ingredients are well combined and uniformly chopped.

Add the remaining ingredients (chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, hemp hearts, oats, ground flax seed, chocolate chips, and coconut oil) and pulse until most ingredients appear chopped and fairly uniform. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides as needed.

Spoon the dough onto a cookie sheet before pressing with a fork and decorating with extra pumpkin seeds.

Transfer the mixture to a small mixing bowl (you can skip this step to save dishes, I just find it easier to scoop the cookie dough from a bowl rather than my processor.) Use a tablespoon to scoop heaping spoonfuls of dough onto your cookie sheet. This recipe will make about 25 cookies. The dough spreads very little during baking so don't worry about leaving a lot of space between cookies.

Use a fork to gently press the cookies using a criss-cross pattern to flatten them evenly. They should be about an inch wide. Decorate each cookie by pressing 3-4 pumpkin seeds into the dough with the points towards the middle.

After decorating the cookies, bake in a 350°F oven for 10-13 minutes until firm to the touch and lightly browned on the bottom.

Use a fork to gently press the seeds into the dough to keep them from falling off after they've baked. Bake the cookies on a middle rack for 10-13 minutes, they should feel slightly firm to the touch with lightly browned bottoms. Allow them to cool completely on a cooling rack before storage.

Allow the cookies to cool completely before storage.

Once fully cooled, store the cookies in a vented container for the first day or two before storing them in an air-tight container. I found that leaving them open to air kept the texture firm, while storing them in a air-tight container from day one made them a little too moist. After a couple of days I sealed the container to keep them from becoming dry. These cookies store well at room temperature for up to a week. These cookies would be great to keep in the freezer to thaw as needed.


Ancient Whole Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies (Spelt Flour Cookies)

Wow! What an overwhelming response to the einkorn blueberry scone/gluten chat last week. I heard from so many of you, echoing similar feelings about gluten, the fear epidemic that we’re creating around food in America, and getting back to real (traditional) food.

I also heard from many of you with a request to please continue sharing gluten-free recipes. You guys, that’s no problem. I promise, the gluten-free recipes aren’t going away. Just as the gluten recipes didn’t disappear when I cut gluten from my diet (read more about that). (<–Thankfully, I worked ahead before my protocol began. I also have a lovely recipe development partner, Helen.)

I believe in balance and variety, and that includes–if you can–consuming a variety of grains and naturally gluten-free ingredients. I’ll also continue to label recipes as gluten-free (or dairy-free, or vegetarian, etc.) when appropriate, because I want to make finding recipes an easy and simple task here on Live Simply. Cool?

In the spirit of celebrating real ingredients and homemade food, I thought it would be fun to make another treat. This time with a different ancient grain: spelt.

Spelt, unlike einkorn, is a fairly easy grain to find for the majority of people. If you have a health food store in your area, or any store that carries “health food,” you can probably find spelt. You can even order spelt on Amazon for a decent price.

The beauty of using ancient grains, whether that’s einkorn, spelt, heirloom wheat, etc. is that these grains are easier to digest, and also boast a lower gluten content and higher protein. This doesn’t mean that people with a gluten intolerance can consume these grains. It simply means these grains have maintained their original attributes. They haven’t been manipulated or tampered with.

Besides einkorn, spelt has become my favorite (gluten-containing) grain to use in baked goods. Spelt has a naturally nutty, sweet flavor that’s imparted to baked goods. Spelt can be tricky to work with since it can result in rather dry baked goods, but this is an easy fix with an accurate wet to dry ingredient ratio.

I also love to mix spelt with einkorn, or oat flour, when baking. Mixing flours often results in unique flavors and the most favorable textures. For today’s recipe, chocolate chip cookies, we’re going to work with just one grain: spelt.

The nutty, rustic sweetness of spelt comes through in these cookies–which I find delightful. And the texture is everything I want in a good ol’ homemade cookie.

These cookies aren’t doctored up with special ingredients–beans, veggies, or superfood powders. Nope, they’re cookies! Just good ol’ treats that are made with simple, real ingredients. Simple ingredients that show your family just how delicious homemade food can be. Move aside, cookie dough packages!


HOW DO YOU MAKE SUPERFOOD BREAKFAST COOKIES?

Begin by combining rolled oats, oat flour, protein powder (if using), pumpkin seeds, almonds, goji berries, hemp seeds, flaxseed meal, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt to a large bowl. Mix together.

In a separate bowl, combine nut butter, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Whisk together.

Next, pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture. Mix the batter to thoroughly combine.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Hot tip – baking with parchment is the way to go, as it prevents sticking. Hello easy clean up!

Scoop the dough into 12 balls. Use clean hands to press into flat cookies. They won’t expand too much when they bake.

Bake the superfood breakfast cookies for 15-20 minutes or until the edges begin to golden. Remove from oven and let cool. Store in an airtight container.


Is Monk Fruit Good for a Ketogenic Diet?

Monk fruit sweetener is fast becoming a popular alternative to sugar in baking and cooking. It is particularly popular because it comes straight from real fruit, and is completely natural.

But is it good for the ketogenic diet? Well, first we need to understand what exactly is in monk fruit sweetener!

This sugar alternative comes in two different forms:

Monk Fruit Pure Extract

Photo credit: ThamKC via Envato Elements

This is a pure, concentrated monk fruit extract, with absolutely no other ingredients. You can buy pure monk fruit extract in both powder and liquid form. However, there is one thing to look out for.

The pure monk fruit extract is more than 200 times sweeter than table sugar! Yes, it is extremely sweet! The strange thing? Well, monk fruit sweetener has absolutely zero calories, zero carbohydrates and, despite its sweetness, actually doesn’t cause a spike in your sugar levels!

Monk Fruit Sweetener with Added Bulking Agents

This form of monk fruit sweetener is closer to regular table sugar, as it contains agents such as dextrose, allulose, and erythritol. Monk fruit blended with allulose is easiest to bake with, as it replaces sugar with a 1:1 ratio. This reduces your risk of a sickly-sweet bake!

This form of monk fruit sweetener also has zero calories and zero carbohydrates – amazing!

So, the question is whether monk fruit is suitable for a ketogenic diet. Well, seeing as both forms of monk fruit sweetener contain zero carbohydrates – the answer is yes!

So, are there any other health benefits to this little sweet fruit? Let’s find out!


Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Amazing tasting chocolate chip cookies that are gluten free, dairy free, vegan and contain no refined sugars? Yes, such a thing does exist! What makes this healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe even better is that it’s so easy and only consists of a handful of ingredients.

So Instead of using white, refined, bleached flour I’m using ground almonds, or almond flour. It’s quite difficult to find almond flour in the UK but ground almonds will work just as well. Almonds are high in vitamins and minerals and they’re also a good source of protein and healthy fats.

I’m also using coconut oil which has been hailed as a ‘superfood’ because of it’s many health benefits. I use it in most of my baking and recipes. I even use it on my skin as a moisturizer, make sure you get a good quality coconut oil – organic extra virgin coconut oil is the best. I’m using ¼ cup, which is about 4 tablespoons.

To sweeten, I’m using pure maple syrup, which is a lot less processed than white bleached processed sugar, and I’m only using a ¼ cup of that which is about 4 tablespoons.

Instead of using chocolate chips, I found these 70% cocoa dark chocolate chunks, but you can use anything you prefer like dairy free chocolate chips or even raw cacao nibs for an even healthier option!


Tips for Making Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies

  • Check the ingredients of your gluten free flour mix for xanthan gum. If your flour mix doesn’t contain it, try adding 1/4 teaspoon to the recipe. I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1 to 1 Baking Flour which has xanthan gum in it.
  • Use a cookie scoop when placing the dough on the prepared pans. The scoop guarantees the cookies are the same size and round.
  • If you like a bigger cookie, you can use a larger scoop. You’ll need to increase the baking time by a minute or two.

Are you looking for a healthy version of the standard chocolate chip cookie? Then give these chocolate chip almond butter cookies a try. The recipe makes enough to share, but you may want to keep them all for yourself. Enjoy!

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