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Healthy No-Bake Cookies


These tasty treats are full of protein and flavor. Enjoy them with a cold glass of rice or coconut milk for a healthy and delicious snack.

[recipe title=”Healthy No-Bake Cookies” servings=”20-24″ time=”15 minutes active; 30 minutes inactive” difficulty=”Easy”]


  • 1 3/4 cups (158 g) oats (quick or rolled)
  • 1/3 cup (54 g) chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup (24 g) cocoa or cacao powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 g) almond butter (or other nut butter)
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) honey
  • 1/2 cup (96 g) coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup (139 g) cooked quinoa*
  • 1/2 cup (55 g) unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2–5 drops peppermint essential oil (or orange, cinnamon, or cardamom essential oil)


  1. Combine oats, chia seeds, cocoa or cacao powder, and sea salt in a mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine almond butter, honey, and coconut oil. Mix well, and then add cooked quinoa. Stir until well blended.
  3. Thoroughly combine the wet and dry ingredients together.
  4. Stir in 1 drop of essential oil at a time. Taste test the mixture as you add more oil for desired flavor.
  5. Press mixture in silicone molds or form portions by hand and put them on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Place in the refrigerator until firm.
  7. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

*Follow instructions for quinoa. Quinoa can also be cooked in a rice cooker as you would white rice.


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