Meatless Monday: Snickerdoodle Fun


Snickerdoodles are one of the hubs fave treats so I decided to make a heathy version & surprise him! Needless to say, he was surprised & these yummy treats are truly delicious!

Enough talk…lets get baking…

  1. Preheat oven to 350degrees & prep a baking sheet – set aside
  2. In a food processor blend 2C almond flour, 1.25t cinnamon, 1/8t baking soda & 1/8t salt
  3. Pulse in 1/4C softened coconut oil & 2T honey
  4. Roll dough into 10 balls (each ball roughly 1.5T of dough)
  5. Mix 1/3C coconut sugar & 1/2t cinnamon – dip rolled dough in sugar, place on prepared sheet & flatten dough with the bottom of a cup
  6. Bake 7-9minutes, remove & let cool (even if they don’t feel/look done they will be)

This is another freezer friendly dessert – you can pop them out & eat’m up right away!

Nutritional Info Per Cookie (Makes 10): 190 calories – 12 grams of fat – 2.5 carbs – 5 grams of protein

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Maple Cinnamon Pancakes


While I was in Florida a few weeks back celebrating the baby who is coming in less than a month, the momma-to-be whipped up this tasty breakfast for us! Yes, I was being spoiled majorly by one of my besties…I like to think she was in nesting mode!

Anywho, these pancakes will surely be made on the regular in my household. How can you resist a yummy maple cinnamon pancake, especially when they are gluten free too!

So, grab two bowls & lets getting mixing…

  1. In a bowl add: 1/2C almond flour, 1/2C gluten free all-purpose flour, 3/4t cinnamon, 1t baking soda & a dash of sea salt – mix
  2. In the second bowl combine: 1/2C vanilla almond milk, 1 egg white, 2T maple syrup & 1t vanilla extract – blend
  3. Whisk the the wet ingredients & slowly add them into the dry bowl – stir until smooth consistency
  4. Heat coconut oil on skillet over medium heat
  5. Pour or scoop the batter onto the skillet, cook until surface of pancake bubbles, flip carefully (to ease this grease up the spatula with coconut oil) & let the underside brown (~2-3minutes)
  6. Continue the above process til batter is gone

If you want to add a lil’ more flavor to these already yummy pancakes then grab another bowl & get ready for  even more deliciousness!  Mix up 1 pint of blueberries, 2T crushed raw pecans & 2T of maple syrup with a pinch of sea salt! This blend of sweet & salty tops off this maple cinnamon pancake perfectly!

Anywho, I posted a picture of the flapjacks she made on my Instagram account – if you aren’t following me then start @thesparkledsidewalk  !

Nutritional Info Per Pancake (Makes 6): 145 calories – 5 grams of fat – 22 carbs – 3.5 grams of protein

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