The vacations are HERE and which means it’s time for one thing festive & warming (for each the stomach and the soul). I simply loooove baking this time of 12 months. There’s one thing extra-cozy concerning the oven warming up the kitchen and filling your house with scents of cinnamon and cardamom and all the nice and cozy, comforting smells.
However, doing so with out elements or recipes that trigger a loopy sugar spike (and crash) that sends our blood sugar into frenzy mode and begins a cravings cycle that’s exhausting to cease. I’m all about easy, uncomplicated, fast, nutrient-dense actual meals which are infused with the vitality of pleasure & consuming deliberately.
… sure, even when making vacation treats! Really, particularly when making vacation treats.
So at present I’m sharing a cookie and baking recipe round-up, stuffed with easy-to-swap elements that work greatest for YOUR physique. These are all goodies you may make simply AND be happy with, enthusiastic about and really feel so good about serving to others.
These recipes will enable you to really feel & function at your greatest (even when life is busy), and empower you to be the proprietor of your life, how you're feeling, your vitality & temper EVERY SINGLE DAY…. which, all of us want throughout the holidays particularly, sure?
Really, these are recipes that may enable you to to vary outdated (stale) generational patterns with consuming (particularly this time of 12 months) & improve them to extra life-boosting ones.
Yup. Actually! It begins with selecting elements deliberately, thoughtfully, and from actual sources. Even when making vacation cookies.
So let’s get into among the greatest, real-food-based vacation baking treats to make this vacation season!
11 wholesome vacation cookie & baking recipes
The only vacation baking treats and cookies so that you can fill your house and kitchen with some additional heat and love this season!
- Gluten-Free Vacation Shortbread Cookies: A easy shortbread cookie made the old-school means of slicing a tube of dough into rounds and baking! Additionally an ideal cookie to brighten with enjoyable vacation shapes utilizing cocoa powder or pure sprinkles!
- Gluten-Free Molasses Ginger Cookies: These cookies are completely chewy with simply the correct amount of candy and vacation spice.
- GF Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies: Okay, YES, these are amaaaazing for nursing mamas to spice up provide, however you don’t have to be lactating to like them. Belief. They’re easy however good choc chip cookies.
- Chocolate Chip, Cocoa Nib + Olive Oil Cookies: Hear me out, swapping in olive oil as an alternative of butter is a GAME CHANGER for cookies! It doesn’t make them style olive-y or like a salad dressing, nevertheless it provides this refined richness that's to die for. It's worthwhile to attempt these (and throw a pair on Santa’s cookie plate, too).
- Honey-Butter + Oatmeal Cookies (GF): Crunchy and juuuuust candy sufficient, these are the best and SO past good.
- Peanut Butter Cookies: Y’all, we’re going again within the archives right here to 2013, nevertheless it’s #worthit. Zero sugar or flour is in these cuties but they're DIVINE.
- GF Raspberry Jam Dot Cookies: These could also be my very favourite cookies….. ever. Okay so full disclosure, I’m actually not an enormous sweets gal, however these get me. Each time. They’re melt-in-your-mouth good and normally solely final in our home 2 days max.
- GF Strawberry Shortcakes: For those who’re much less of a cookie fan, these shortcakes aren’t only a summer time deal with. Prime with recent whipped cream and *chef’s kiss*.
- Molten Chocolate Olive Oil Cake: Kyle’s favourite factor I make, and a crowd pleaser for any vacation occasion you could be internet hosting or attending!
- The Blueberry Morning Child Cake: Notice: not only for infants! I made this for Noah’s 1st birthday cake nevertheless it’s been a staple round our home ever since (for little and massive people).
- Flourless Carrot Cake Muffins: Miniature-sized carrot desserts will without end be a contented factor in our family. So good any time of day!
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