Almond butter protein cookies fulfill sweet cravings and may help you lose weight. Almond butter provides healthful fats and protein in these cookies.
Almond butter contains monounsaturated fats that reduce hunger and aid weight reduction. Using less refined flour in these cookies reduces blood sugar spikes and overeating
Ingredients: 1 cup almond butter (or other nut butter), 1/2 cup vanilla or chocolate whey protein powder, 1 tsp. NOW Organic Stevia for sweetness, 1 egg, 1 tsp vanilla, 1/2 tsp baking soda, sprinkle of salt, 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (optional).
Instructions: Pre-heat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment. Mix almond butter, protein powder, stevia, egg, vanilla extract, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
Blend well. If desired, fold in dark chocolate chunks. Scoop spoonfuls of dough onto the baking sheet. Fork-flatten each cookie slightly. Bake 10-12 minutes until sides are golden brown. Cool the cookies on the baking sheet for a few minutes before moving them to a wire rack.
Chickpea protein cookies are a delightful and creative approach to lose weight by eating protein. These cookies' main ingredient, chickpeas, provides plant-based protein and fiber, which improve fullness and prevent snacking.
"These cookies are generally lower in calories than traditional cookies, making them a more weight-conscious choice and providing protein and fiber."
Chickpea protein biscuits require these ingredients: Drain and rinse 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas 1/2 cup natural peanut butter or almond butter, 1 tsp NOW Organic Stevia, 1 tsp vanilla essence, 1/2 tsp baking powder, a pinch of salt, 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional).
Instructions: Pre-heat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment. Mix chickpeas, peanut or almond butter, stevia, vanilla extract, baking powder, and a bit of salt in a food processor. Blend smooth.
If desired, fold in chocolate chips. Scoop spoonfuls of dough onto the baking sheet. Fork-flatten each cookie slightly. Bake until sides become golden, 12-15 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to finish cooling once they cool on the baking sheet.