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Posted on: December 23, 2016 at 5:04 pm
Last updated: July 25, 2019 at 3:42 pm

Coconut Protein Cookies

This recipe is a slightly modified version from my friend Megan Kelly.  She has an incredible blog and is a Licensed Esthetician specializing in holistic nutrition, woman’s hormones, and spiritual health.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Roughly chop sunflower seeds or other nuts you may wish to use in the blender until broken up into chunks.
  3. Place all ingredients into a bowl and stir together, if you notice that it is too crumbly than try adding in another tablespoon of coconut oil and possibly more water.
  4. Scoop cookies onto a cookie tray.
  5. Gently press the cookies down to flatten.
  6. Makes about 18 cookies.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes.

Additional Notes:

  • Can use 2 cups coconut shreds if you do not have/want sunflower seeds.
  • Can use any other kind of nut or seed
  • You can use any flavored or unflavored protein powder to change up the flavor.
  • You can put the coconut whipped cream recipe in between to make an incredible coconut cookie sandwich!

Dr. Jockers Comments

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This is a fun and tasty recipe that is full of fiber, healthy fats and clean protein.  It is low carb, ketogenic and helps us to stabilize our blood sugar and burn fat.

If you are following an autoimmune nutrition plan, then you may want to avoid the sunflower seeds and instead use extra coconut flakes.  Coconut flakes are a great source of medium chain fats that help us to burn fat and provide immediate fuel for our body and brain.  They also provide good fiber for our microbiome.

Stevia is my preferred sweetener because it is one hundred times sweeter than sugar and has no effect on our blood sugar.

You can use a wide variety of protein powders, such as grass-fed whey protein that is full of branched chain amino acids to help support the development of lean body mass. If you are on an autoimmune nutrition plan and are avoiding dairy protein, then I would highly recommend our Gut Healing Protein powder here.

Here are some more delicious protein filled snacks to try!

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr. Jockers.

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Dr. Jockers
Chiropractor
Dr. David Jockers is a Maximized Living doctor, functional nutritionist, corrective care chiropractor, exercise physiologist, and certified strength and conditioning specialist. His mission is to inspire and empower as many people as possible to reach their full health potential. He currently owns and operates Exodus Health Center in Kennesaw, Georgia. He is also the author of the best-selling book “SuperCharge Your Brain” the complete guide to radically improve your mood, memory and mindset.

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