Tag Archives: cookies

No-Flour, Low-Sugar Peanut Butter Cookies

Oh peanut butter. How do I love thee…let me count the ways! Now I will preface this recipe by saying that it is possible to lower the fat significantly in this recipe by replacing some (not all) of the peanut butter for peanut flour. I did not choose to do that, but it is definitely a choice you could make. For …

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No-Flour, Low-Sugar Chewy Pecan Cookies

Oh la, la… Well first…and I know I sound like a broken record here. But these are cookies. In my world, cookies are always going to be a heavily moderated treat. That’s why I am ok with not trying to add protein powder to them. Your mileage may vary. Play with your food! And, of course, use your own best …

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No-Flour, Low-Sugar Thumbprint Cookies

You all have Amy to thank for this cookie. Amy was a member of a Bariatric Foodie Holiday Cooking Club I did once. In the club, we’d been doing cooking demos where I showed folks how to switch up holiday favorites. By far, the one club members seemed most excited about was to explore cookies! To make it even more …

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Quest Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Ice Cream

You all know Kelly M. as your Foodie Vitamin Correspondent for the Bariatric Foodie monthly e-mail newsletter (you ARE signed up, right?). But she, like any other post-op, loves healthy yumminess too! I recently sent her a Quest Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough protein bar to play with. Here’s what she did with it. When Nik sent me this new Quest …

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WLS-friendly Cookies: Nik-a-doodles…

I love baking cookies. Mostly because it is the ONLY realm of science I can truly wrap my head around. Having said that, these cookies were challenging! My mission: a higher protein, lower carb cookie recipe that didn’t have 8 million ingredients! My goal was 7-8. I’m going to go through this recipe but also through all the missteps I …

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No-Flour Almond Butter Cookies

Many folks shy away from playing with cookie recipes because they are something of a science experiment. Cookies need to have the right balance of starch, fat, flavoring and levening agents to form into the perfectly simple deliciousness that we know as a cookie. But really it isn’t all that complicated. Take these almond cookies. They use no flour. They …

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BF (No Flour) Cookie-palooza!!!

 Ok, first I have to give a big, PHAT (with a P) BF congratulations to Christine, the winner of the “Ho-ho-holiday Photo Contest!” She’s won a super cool nutrition label digital scale. Check it out! I have one myself and when the divas and I FINALLY move (read: have a bigger kitchen) I am going to start playing with …

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