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Raw Lemon Cookies

Yuck, another evening of overeating and feeling terrible. I don’t know why I did it to myself and I believe I’m fine as long as I don’t eat too much sugar. I makes me shaky and keeps me up at night.

I had promised Bella to make cookies today and I did but we made raw cookies with agave nectar so I won’t have another sugar roller coaster. The cookies are so delightful with a cup of herbal tea on grey morning like the one we’re having here. The recipe for the cookies is adapted from this recipe.

Happy Sunday everyone!!!

1 cup almond meal
3/4 cup shredded and dried coconut
Juice from one small lemon
1 tbs maple syrup (more if “dough” seems dry)
1/2 vanilla bean, split open and seeds scraped out and used

Combine everything in a food processor and blend until it’s a dough call. With wet hands, roll dough to small balls. Flatten slightly and dehydrate in F105 until dry on outside and chewy on inside.

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Fredrica Syren, the author and founder of Green-Mom.com, was born in Sweden. Her mother was a classically trained chef who introduced her to many eclectic flavors and skills at a young age. Her mom’s passion for the outdoors and gardening planted the seed for her own love of nature and healthy eating. She received a degree in journalism and has worked as a print, Internet and broadcasting journalist for many years with big businesses within Europe and the United States. After her mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she with pre-cancer, Fredrica changed her career to become a full time yoga teacher and activist. A longtime world traveler, foodie and career woman, she was exposed to many facets of life, but nothing inspired her more than becoming a mom. After her first-born, Fredrica began a food blog focusing on local, seasonal, organic & vegetarian dishes. Years of food blogging developed into the cookbook Yummy in My Tummy, Healthy Cooking for the Whole Family. Upon the arrival of her second child, Fredrica founded Green-Mom.com. Her vision was to establish a site providing insight about gardening, home and personal care, baby & child, and of course food & nutrition. Green-Mom.com hosts many talented writers shedding light on ways to incorporate eco-friendly and nutritious practices for busy families. She is an advocate for organic, local and sustainable businesses. Fredrica hopes to inspire social change through her lifestyle, passion and business. Fredrica lives with her husband James Harker-Syren and their three children in San Diego, CA.

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  1. I found your blog finally! Looks great. I am going to make this recipe right now!

  2. Hi Naya,
    Yeahhh I’m happy you found me. These cookies are so yummy and if you like raw cookies check out my raw thumb print cookies too http://www.sunnyyogakitchen.blogspot.com/search/label/RAW

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