The BEST Ever Almond Flour Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Every day is a new chance to make healthier decisions for a better life. I have started to accept the fact that I need to take each day as it comes to better achieve my long term goals. Forcing myself to follow strict diets just never works out for me. I find I can achieve the best results by making simple, and smarter choices with the types of foods I eat.
For example, I love cookies but want to cut down on carbs so these Almond Flour Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies paired with some Hood Calorie Countdown make for a smarter choice without the sacrifice.
Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies and a glass of ice cold milk? I am sure we can all agree that these two food items make for the best combination. But, if you are like me, you might want to watch your calorie-intake. With Hood Calorie Countdown, and this gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipe, you can fulfill these cravings without the guilt.
Hood Calorie Countdown is not milk, but it is a dairy beverage that contains fewer calories than a traditional glass of milk. It is however made with milk from farmers who pledge not to use artificial growth hormones. It blends ultra-filtered milk with water, cream (and other ingredients) for a delicious and creamy taste while delivering fewer calories, less sugar, and fewer carbohydrates than regular milk. It is refreshing and pairs perfectly with morning cereal, in recipes, and even as a coffee companion. It comes in Whole, 2%, Fat-Free, and Chocolate varieties. You can find it at Walmart in the dairy section which is really convenient.
Did I mention it goes so perfectly with these BEST Ever Almond Flour Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies? These cookies are better than their conventional counterparts because they are made with wholesome ingredients despite having brown sugar and butter. They are gluten-free, and have less carbs than many cookies because they are made with almond flour. If you are not familiar with almond flour, it is made with blanched almonds that have no skins. The almonds are ground to a fine consistency. This flour bakes up really deliciously, and is my favorite gluten-free flour.
I use it in several of my muffin recipes like these Almond Flour Paleo & Gluten Free Banana Muffins.
Coconut oil also plays a big part in making these cookies not only perfectly moist, but tasty as well. They do have a slight coconut flavor so if that bothers you, they might not be the best fit. I had some extra walnuts on-hand so I added those in conjunction with chocolate chips.
Get this printable BEST Ever Almond Flour Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe below!