These Flourless Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies are so decadent but will not get in the way of your healthy lifestyle! I love living a healthy lifestyle. Some people don’t understand the way I choose to nourish my body but it makes me feel my best. However, I am human and sometimes I just want a dang cookie! That is perfectly okay. What’s not okay is depriving yourself of the foods you enjoy. Deprivation can eventually lead to bad food relationships. That is why when I want a cookie, I eat a cookie. If I’m not feeling a sugar and gluten filled cookie, I improvise and make something a little healthier but equally as delicious. Like this cookie recipe!
One easy way to make a healthier recipe is to substitute a less healthy ingredient with a healthier ingredient. Notice I don’t say “good” and “bad” because there is no such thing as a “bad” food, just FOOD. When I do this, I’m satisfying my craving without feeling guilty or making myself feel like I just ate a lot of sugar. When you’re no longer used to eating sugar, it effects you way more and way differently than someone who is used to eating it all the time. So when I’m craving a warm chocolate chip cookie, it’s nice to have a recipe like these Flourless Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies on hand to whip up in a pinch.
Life is all about balance. Some people aren’t willing to sacrifice their hard word for a thousand calorie cookie and that’s totally fine. Others don’t care about the thousand calories and that’s okay too! We shouldn’t judge people based on their eating habits… ever.
These Flourless Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies have just the right amount of sweetness to make you think… are these actually healthy?Print
1 cup quick oats
3/4 cup oat flour
1 & 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
1/4 cup nut butter of choice
1/2 dark chocolate chips (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper for easy clean up
- Beat together oil, egg, maple syrup and vanilla in a medium bowl
- Mix in oats, oat flour, baking powder and cinnamon
- Fold in chocolate chips
- Form your cookies, make them however large or small you want
- Pop in the oven for 10-14 minutes but keep an eye on them depending how big or small the cookies are
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 12 minutes