To Make / GF Pumpkin Tahini Cookies

 
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     Hi there! October means all things pumpkin, and I have a yummy pumpkin tahini cookie recipe for you all today! They're on the slightly healthier side than other cookies, being gluten free and containing nutrient filled tahini. Get the recipe below (adapted from A Beautiful Mess)!

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Ingredients:

- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 heaping tablespoons tahini
- 1 1/4 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon (aluminum-free) baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup of softened butter

Directions:

1. Mix together the butter, pumpkin, and sugars. Then add in the egg, vanilla, and tahini.

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2. Next add in the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Once dough has formed, add in chocolate chips. Scoop out into cookie dough balls, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.  

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3. Either store in fridge until ready to bake, or preheat your oven to 350, and bake for 12 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy!

To Make / Truffles

 

     Happy Valentines Day! Today, I'm sharing this yummy and healthy truffle recipe, as everyone needs some chocolate on this day. Get the recipe below!

Ingredients:

- 2 cups of soft dates

- 2 tbs. of cocoa powder

- 1 tbs. of liquid coconut oil

- 1 tbs. of almond butter

- 1 tsp. of vanilla

- 2 squares of dark chocolate, melted

- sea salt for topping

Directions:

1. Blend together dates and cocoa powder in a food processor.

2. Add remaining ingredients (except sea salt) and blend until smooth.

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3. Scoop out the dough, and roll it into balls. Then, coat with cocoa powder and top with sea salt.

4. Store in an airtight container in the fridge, and enjoy!