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Healthier Macaroons [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These macaroons are great for coconut lovers because you can get your coconut cookie fix in a healthy(er) way. The recipe uses unsweetened coconut and monk fruit sweetener to cut down on the sugar so you can treat yourself to a second cookie and not feel guilty.

Healthier Macaroons [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Calories

48

Serves

15

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons ground flax plus 9 tablespoons water
  • 8 tablespoons shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 5 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons oat fiber
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup monk fruit sweetener

Preparation

  1. Combine flax and water in large mixing bowl, and stir.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, and stir them until they’re well-combined.
  3. Refrigerate your dough for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F, line baking sheet with parchment paper, and set aside.
  5. Roll dough into 15 equal-sized balls, place them on a baking sheet, and push them down to flatten the bottoms.
  6. Bake them for 30-35 minutes, or until they’re slightly firm to the touch. They will firm up a bit more as they cool.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 48 | Carbs: 10 g | Fat: 4 g | Protein: 1 g | Sodium: 8 mg | Sugar: 0 g

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Simple, delicious, and nutritious plant-based family dinners and desserts that are low in fat and sugar. Annie is a weight loss expert, cookbook author, and founder of the vegan recipe website www.VegAnnie.com. She is also a PhD candidate in Nutrition at the University of Texas at Austin. Annie has lost over 70 pounds in a balanced, self-loving kind of way, and is passionate about showing others how eating clean, wholesome foods can be delicious, fun, and exciting! Her recipes are simple to prepare, budget-friendly, and always free of artificial ingredients. She recently published The VegAnnie Cookbook  which contains over 50 simple, vegan, and gluten-free recipes that are all under $2 per serving.


 

 

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