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Molly's Lactation Cookies!

February 13, 2018

 

This week I'm sharing a sweet (and nourishing) treat that I regularly make for families!

Edible treats abound in February. Sweet is a grounding flavor and beneficial for new mamas.  But make sure that you're consuming top-notch fuel, not straight sugar, to power healing from birth and making milk for your baby.

I once had a client who ate a bag of marshmallows for dinner.  Bad decision. 

These cookies are big on nutrition, small on sugar, and oh-so-soul-satisfying.  Partners and big kids love them too!

(Bonus: you can eat cookies with one hand!)

 

 

 

 

Molly's Lactation Cookies 

 

Mix:

1 stick butter or 1/2c coconut oil - softened/melted

1 mashed banana or 1/2 c applesauce

1 heaping tablespoon nut butter

2 eggs

½  c coconut sugar, or whatever sweetener you prefer

1t vanilla

½  t cinnamon, ground cardamom, or ground nutmeg

3 T brewers yeast

2 T ground flax seeds

Combine until uniform.


Add:

2 c oats

1 c+ flour (I used a combination of sorghum, coconut, almond, and rice)

1t baking powder

½  t salt

Combine, then stir in:
1c nuts, dried fruit, chocolate chips, etc

 


Dollop onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12 minutes. Makes ~15 cookies.

Eat hot or cold, day or night, whenever you have a free hand! 

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