Cherry-Vanilla Macaroons

The French have le macaron, the crunchy, pastel-colored sandwich cookies you see in the most upscale bakeries. Though tasty, they’re nothing like an American macaroon. You know the macaroon as a light-and-airy coconut delight. But this recipe has even more pride than that with its cherry-pie-like flavor which is baked to perfection and then dipped into dark chocolate.

cherry coconut macaroons dipped in chocolate

Cherry-Vanilla Macaroons


¾ cup egg white liquid
½ cup almond milk
1 scoop whey protein powder (confetti, cake batter or vanilla flavors work best)
1 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
1 ½ cup finely shredded coconut
Cherry-vanilla stevia to taste
½ cup dark chocolate chips


  1. In a small bowl, combine everything except the chocolate.
  2. Drop a spoonful of batter on a greased baking sheet and bake at 350 F for 10 minutes.
  3. Let cool while you melt the chocolate chips.
  4. Dip macaroons into melted chocolate and munch away!

Dallas Rae is a bikini competitor who just can’t resist good food. To keep her body lean and fit for competition, she sticks to nutritionally-rich and wholesome foods but never denies herself a sweet treat when cravings strike.  

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