Paleo Macaroons

Paleo Macaroons
Staff Writer

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A Primal Macaroon Recipe

Until recently, I was under the impression that paleo meant gluten free, until I learned that it really meant cooking without any processed foods. What to do when you can't use processed flour such as rice flour like with gluten-free recipes? I whisk the egg whites into a firm submission in this recipe to get the same consistency that you would get from flour.

4
Servings
536
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • egg whites
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  fine sea salt
  • 1/4  Cup  pure maple syrup
  • 2  Cups  shredded coconut flakes

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

In a large bowl, whisk together the egg whites with the sea salt until firm. Fold in the maple syrup and coconut flakes. Using a tablespoon, scoop the batter into little mounds onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the macaroons are golden brown.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
36g
51%
Sugar
51g
57%
Saturated Fat
31g
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
56g
43%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
29mg
3%
Choline, total
19mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
53mg
17%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
107mg
15%
Selenium, Se
17µg
31%
Sodium, Na
265mg
18%
Water
17g
1%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Paleo Shopping Tip

Choose foods that fall under these categories:

Grass-produced meats
Fish/seafood
Fresh fruits and veggies
Eggs
Nuts and seeds
Healthful oils (Olive, walnut, flaxseed, macadamia, avocado, coconut)

Paleo Cooking Tip

Cook naturally with herbs and healthy oils.