This is an fun and tasty recipe that is full of fiber, healthy fats and clean protein. It’s low carb, ketogenic and helps us to stabilize your blood sugar and burn fat.
If you’re following a autoimmune nutrition plan, so you may prefer to avoid the sunflower seeds and instead use extra coconut flakes. Coconut flakes are a great source of medium chain fats that aid us to burn fat and provide immediate fuel for our body and brain. They too provide good fiber as our microbiome.
Coconut Protein Cookies Recipe
- 1.5 cups of shredded coconut flakes
- ½ cup of sunflower seeds
- ½ cup of high-quality protein powder
- 1/4 cup of honey
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 1/8 cup of water
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F, then Roughly chop sunflower seeds or other nuts you may wish to use in the blender until broken up into chunks.
Place all ingredients into a bowl and stir together, if you notice that it’s too crumbly than try adding in another tablespoon of coconut oil and possibly more water.
Scoop cookies onto a cookie tray. Gently press the cookies down to flatten. Makes about 18 cookies. Bake for about 15 minutes.
- Can use 2 cups coconut shreds if you don’t have/want sunflower seeds.
- Can use any other kind of nut or seed
- You’ll be able to use any flavored or unflavored protein powder to change up the flavor.
- You’ll be able to put the coconut whipped cream recipe in between to make an incredible coconut cookie sandwich!
Stevia is sweeter than sugar and has no effect on our blood sugar. You can apply a wide variety of protein powders, such as grass-fed whey protein that’s full of branched chain amino acids to help support the development of lean body mass.
If you’re on an autoimmune nutrition plan and are avoiding dairy protein, then I’d highly recommend our Gut Healing Protein powder.