Paleo Macaroons

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Paleo Macaroons
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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
345
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
27g
42%
Sugar
15g
N/A
Saturated Fat
24g
100%
Protein
6g
12%
Carbs
23g
8%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.5%
Vitamin C
0.6mg
1.1%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
0.9%
Vitamin K
0.1µg
0.2%
Calcium
33mg
3%
Fiber
7g
28%
Folate (food)
5µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
5µg
1%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
45mg
11%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.3mg
1.5%
Phosphorus
92mg
13%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
316mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
24%
Sodium
206mg
9%
Sugars, added
12g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
8%

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