- 200 g dark chocolate couverture 65%
- 50 g olive oil + 1 tablespoon extra
- 1 egg white
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 150 g blanched almonds, finely ground
- 60 g brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
Almond Cookies with Olive Oil and Chocolate
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
Gluten Free Diet
Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.
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- Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
- Melt 50 g of the chocolate couverture in a bain marie or in a microwave and set it aside to cool for 5 minutes.
- In a bowl, add the olive oil, egg white, vanilla extract and melted couverture.
- Whisk well and add the ground almonds, brown sugar and salt.
- Whisk until incorporated and shape mixture into cookies that are 5 cm in diameter.
- Transfer to a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
- When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool for 30 minutes.
- Melt the remaining 150 g of chocolate in a bain marie or in a microwave. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and mix to incorporate.
- Drizzle over cookies, allow to cool and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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