Healthy Snack Recipe VIDEO: Lucuma Almond Butter Cookies

Want to play a trick on your taste buds? Treat them to these Lucuma Almond Butter Cookies – thanks to the sweetness of lucuma and chocolate, nobody will ever guess how healthy the ingredients list is! Enjoy these healthy cookies with a steaming cup of your favorite tea.

Yields 16 cookies


1 cup quinoa flakes
2 Tbsp lucuma powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
Pinch salt
1/4 cup almond butter
1 ripe banana, mashed
2 Tbsp water
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 375 F.

2. Mash ripe banana in a bowl, then add remaining ingredients.

3. Mix well to combine.

4. Drop batter by the tablespoon onto cookie sheet.

5. Flatten cookie to about 2 inches in diameter.

6. Bake 15 minutes or until done.

Nutritional info (per cookie): 80 cals, 4 g fat, 1 g fiber, 3 g sugar

About Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at

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