Smart Sweet: Mini Coconut Cookies

By: Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Smart Sweet: Mini Coconut Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6

Ingredients



Craving something sweet? This recipe is super easy, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free. If you aren’t on a Reboot, this treat is an ideal dessert! It’s also nut and allergy free so they are a great snack for little and big kids. This is a small recipe but it can easily be doubled and feel free to add nuts, seeds, cacao or chopped dried fruit to add extra flavour.

Ingredients:
3 tbsp coconut flour
2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
1 tbsp pure maple syrup

Directions:

1.) Preheat oven to 160 C (320 F) and line a baking tray with baking paper.

2.) Melt the coconut oil then combine all the ingredients together in a food processor or with a spoon into a dough like consistency.

3.) Let the mixture cool so the coconut oil starts to solidify or place it in the fridge (depends on the temperature of the kitchen) until a firmer consistency forms.

4.) Roll into balls or little cookie shapes.

5.) Bake for 8-10 mins (these biscuits go very brown very quickly so keep an eye out).

6.) Remove from the oven and do not touch the cookies until completely cooled (placing them in the fridge is the best option) this cools the coconut oil and makes them more solid.

Note: Because coconut oil is a semi-solid fat due to the high medium chain fatty acids it can change the recipe considerably due to the melting and solidifying points.

Substitutions:
Coconut flour – Almond meal although you will need to use ¾ cup (I haven’t tried this)
Maple syrup – coconut nectar, honey, rice syrup

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Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Claire Georgiou is an Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist who has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (C.Med) and an Advanced Diploma of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine. With over 13 years of clinical experience working in Sydney and London specializing in liver disease, autoimmune disease, thyroid conditions, diabetes, insulin resistance, digestive disorders, chronic infections, children’s health, fertility and pregnancy care, Claire uses nutritional dietary guidance, juices, superfoods, herbal medicine, supplements and lifestyle advice to support her clients' health goals. Claire has worked for and closely with Dr. Sandra Cabot, who is known as the Liver Cleansing Doctor and who has written over 25 health related books, for more than seven years. Claire has also previously worked with other health and vitamin support companies that offer people in remote areas with health, lifestyle and dietary advice. Claire started working for Joe Cross three years ago after the release of his first movie Fat, Sick &Nearly Dead supporting Rebooters who are partaking in juice cleanses. She writes health related articles, creates healthy recipes, juices and smoothies and is one of the nutritionists who runs the Guided Reboot programs.

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