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Healthy Ginger Snaps Recipe

Arrowroot flour is a very versatile, gluten- and grain-free powder. Extracted in traditional ways — no high heat or chemicals — from the tropical plant known as Maranta arundinacea, similar to cassava, yucca or kudzu, it can be used as a thickener or mixed with almond, coconut or tapioca flours for bread and dessert recipes. Extremely digestible, it contains more fiber than other starches, like potatoes, and a generous amount of potassium, iron, B vitamins — all important for metabolism, circulation, immune function thus making the healthiest ginger snaps recipe. Not keen on ginger snaps? Find out more about ginger recipes.

1 1/2 cup raw almonds, soaked overnight or sprouted, preferably organic

1/2 cup butter, from grass-fed cows

1 cup arrowroot flour, look for high quality like organic Bob’s Red Mill

1 egg, pastured

1/2 cup organic coconut crystals (natural sweetener)

1 Tbsp. pure water, preferably distilled

1 1/2 tsp. ground ginger

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp. ground cloves

1/2 tsp. unrefined sea salt

  1. Drain almonds, if soaked. Pulse in a food processor until ground into coarse flour.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Form into balls the size of a ping pong ball and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake at 300 F. for 20 minutes total. After 5 minutes, remove and press each ball lightly with a fork. Return to the oven for another 15 minutes.
  4. Let snaps cool and then store in an airtight container in the ’fridge. You can place a few slices of orange peel to retain moisture and add an extra orangey essence.

With thanks to The Healthy Home Economist