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The Ultimate Healthy Pumpkin Pie

The Ultimate Healthy Pumpkin Pie

  The ultimate healthy pumpkin pie is easy to make, gluten-free and refined sugar-free! This pumpkin pie is perfect for all your holiday dinners and is a recipe that’s sure to become a family favorite. I know, Thanksgiving is over but I don’t care at […]

Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Just a week a half until Christmas! Where has the time gone? Well I can tell you where my time went…   It went to creating as many¬†healthy versions of Christmas cookies as humanly possible before I leave to visit family for the holidays. It’s […]

Healthy Gingerbread Men {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

Healthy Gingerbread Men {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

WARNING: The following Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe is highly addictive. I’m not going to lie; I’ve had a few of these cookies today and I just can’t seem to stop. HELP ME!

 
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If your self control is better than mine and you are looking for the ultimate vegan gingerbread man cookie to bake this weekend, look no further because these adorable little cookies will hit the spot. Crunchy on the outside with a chewy center – hands down the best holiday cookie I’ve made this year!

 

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These perfect little cut out cookies are just as delicious without chocolate as they are decorated. I dipped half of my gingerbread men in chocolate and left the other half to dip in my morning coffee!

 

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If you have been following me for a while then you know that I put protein powder in just about everything. I’m on-the-go a lot and by adding PEScience to food helps to ensure that I’m getting my daily protein and it tastes amazing! PEScience protein powders are available in whey and vegan. Get 30% OFF using code PBCHOCO at PEScience.com

 

Healthy Gingerbread Men {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

Yield: 10 cookies

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories per serving: 113

Fat per serving: 5g

Carbs per serving: 11g

Protein per serving: 6g

Healthy Gingerbread Men {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

The ULTIMATE healthy gingerbread man cookie! Made vegan and gluten-free!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c almond flour
  • 1/2 c oat flour, gluten-free (can sub for almond flour if desired)
  • 1 tbsp. tapioca flour + more for rolling
  • 34g protein powder (I used PEScience 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 3 tbsp. coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp. molasses
  • 1 tbsp. all natural sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. ground flax + 2 1/2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the ground flax and water and let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Once the five minutes are up, add the molasses, maple syrup and vanilla extract to your flax mixture and stir until completely incorporated. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, sift together almond flour, oat flour, tapioca flour, protein, coconut sugar, spices and salt.
  5. Pour your wet ingredients into your dry ingredients bowl and mix with a fork until a dough forms.
  6. Dust a clean surface with tapioca flour - be generous.
  7. Roll out dough until it's about 1/8" thick. Dust with more flour as needed.
  8. Spray a cookie cutter with non-stick spray and cut out gingerbread man shapes.
  9. Repeat until you have used all the dough.
  10. Place cookies on baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes.
  11. Let cool before decorating.
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White Chocolate Peppermint Protein Sticks

White Chocolate Peppermint Protein Sticks

I made these using White Chocolate Mint Select Protein but you can certainly make these using a classic vanilla protein powder and adding a few drops of peppermint extract. If you haven’t tried PEScience’s Select Proteins, you can get them here for 30% off using […]

White Bean Christmas Tree Blondies

White Bean Christmas Tree Blondies

Beans, beans, the magical fruit; the more you eat the more you…. You know how it ends ūüėČ If you love my Holiday Recipes, then check out my Holiday eBook here!!! RECIPE BELOW! These blondies are made using some of my favorite products by PEScience […]

Healthy Brownie Batter Dip for One

Healthy Brownie Batter Dip for One

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Use a cracker, a cookie, a chip, a spoon, heck even your finger–just do your thing.

No judgment here.


I used VitaFiber syrup in this brownie¬†dip. If you haven’t tried it yet, you are missing out. It’s a ZERO sugar HIGH fiber natural sweetener. I like to use it in place of honey, agave, maple syrup or any sticky sweeteners I use when baking.

You can replace this syrup with sugar free maple syrup or any other sticky sweetener for this recipe.

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It’s okay to lick the bowl clean…

 

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Tastes best when using a salty dipping utensil.

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