Eating a healthy well-rounded diet is one of the best ways to keep your body fit, your immune system strong, and to live a long and healthy life. However, it can be extremely difficult to stick your normal diet and healthy lifestyle during the holiday season... especially if you have a sweet tooth.
If you just can't say no to those holiday cookies and cakes, that's okay! There are healthy options out there for you, and you won't feel like your depriving yourself of any chocolatey goodness.
Here are 4 healthy cookie recipes for you to try this year:
1. Lemon Meltaway Cookies
This healthy and delicious recipe only calls for 5 ingredients: flour, walnuts, coconut oil, lemon juice and powdered sugar. Bake for 17 minutes at 325 degrees. You can get the full recipe at chocolatecoveredkatie.com
2. Nutty Shortbread Cookies
Yum! For this recipe, you'll need butter, sweetener, vanilla extract, almond flour, hazelnuts, and salt. Simple! Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Get the full recipe at goodhousekeeping.com
3. Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies
It's paleo, so you know what you're putting into these cookies is good! You need almond flour, baking soda, kosher salt, butter, almond butter, honey, one egg, vanilla extract, chocolate chips, and salt. Bake for about 14 minutes at 350 degrees. Get the full recipe at delish.com
4. Double Ginger Cookies
A healthy take on a traditional holiday favorite. This recipe calls for flour, dark brown sugar, ground ginger, baking soda, ground allspice, ground cinnamon, salt, chopped candied ginger, raisins, butter, molasses, and one egg. Bake for out 8 minutes at 350 degrees. Get the full recipe at foodnetwork.com
You should always talk to your doctor before adding new foods into your diet. Eating healthy can give you energy, help keep your immune system running properly, keep your body in shape and fit and give you a better feeling of overall well-being. At Physicians Age Management Centers we want to help you live a healthy life. It's what we do, every day, and our specialty. We offer treatments for weight loss, and we can help you start a nutrition or supplementation plan. Call today for a free consultation at 844.440.8444.