Gluten-free Coconut Quinoa Cookies

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How would you like a delicious gluten free cookie that also acts like a meal replacement and is loaded with protein? Ya, I thought so!

As usual, I am stoked to support your efforts to increase the amount of plant based foods you consume without giving up on taste. Life is too short to not eat cookies and I myself plan to eat them until the end of time.

Yes I still enjoy the occasional gluten filled Starbucks chocolate chip cooke, but more often than not, I go for something I prepared myself at home, such as these awesome gluten free coconut quinoa cookie.

WHAT, a cookie made with quinoa? YES, that’s right. Give them a try. Just be ready for some super powered energy that is just bites away. Sounds good? NO, sounds AMAZING!

Now print this recipe and get on it. Got it? Great!

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Gluten-free Coconut Quinoa Cookies
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Serves: 20 cookies
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup hemp milk (1 cup of water, ¼ cup hemp seeds blended together)
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup hemp seeds
  • 2 cups quinoa flakes
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • ½ tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch sea salt
  1. Preheat your oven at 350F
  2. Place all your wet ingredients into a bowl and mix together
  3. Place all your dry ingredients into a large bowl and mix together
  4. Now place all your wet ingredients into your dry ingredients and mix together.
  5. Now place a small ball size of your batter on a piece of parchment paper on a baking tray and press it into a cookie shape.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes in your preheated oven. Let cool for a few minutes and serve.
  7. Store any leftovers in an airtight glass container for up to 3 days or freeze any extras for a quick on the go snack.
  8. Replace the raisins for chocolate chips if you like. You can also replace the quinoa flakes for gluten free oat flakes.


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  1. Best to have as a meal replacement loaded with proteins & gluten free. The very best thing is less preparation time.

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