June 14, 2013

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Gluten Free Cookie Recipe from Veria Living

Registered Holistic Nutritionist Peggy Kotsopoulos’ Gluten-Free Quinoa Cookies are easy to make, gluten-free, and a healthy (and not to mention delicious) alternative to the chocolate chip cookie.

On her series, Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures, (airing on Veria Living TV weekdays at 6:00 PM ET/PT), Peggy serves up a variety of appetizing and nutritious dishes viewers can easily prepare at home. All are good…and good for you!

Gluten-Free Quinoa Cookies (plus a bonus Chai Tea Latte recipe)

Servings: 24
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Ready in: 30 minutes

1 cup cooked quinoa (whole grain)
1 cup uncooked quinoa flakes (or oatmeal flakes)
1 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
4 large ripe bananas
½ cup coconut sugar
1 tablespoon raw almond butter
½ cup dark, unsweetened chocolate chips
Pinch sea salt
1 teaspoon vanilla

1.       Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
2.       In a large mixing bowl, mash bananas in bowl with a fork and add vanilla, almond butter and coconut sugar
3.       Add quinoa, oatmeal, coconut and pinch of salt
4.       Mix until well combined
5.       Stir in chocolate chips
6.       Line baking sheet with parchment paper and drop batter on to cooking sheet
7.       Bake for 25-30 minutes
8.       Remove from oven and let cool

BONUS: Click HERE for the full video demonstrating this recipe, as well as an extra Chai Tea Latte recipe to go with the scrumptious cookies you just made!

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1 comment:

  1. Though I am not sure where I would get raw almond butter locally, this looks like a really good recipe. Looking for one to make for a friend. Will see if there is a substitute as I know she would love these!