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Vegan flaxseed cookies

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Vegan Diet

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  • Gluten Free Diet

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  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Vegan flaxseed cookies


  • Preheat the oven to 180οC (350οF) set to fan. 
  • In a food processor, beat the almonds until powdered. 
  • Add the almond powder into a bowl.
  • Then, beat the flaxseed until it is completely dissolved.
  • Add the flaxseed powder into the bowl with the almond powder along with the coconut, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add the coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and mix until you get a uniform mixture.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Take a round 5 cm cookie cutter and add 2 teaspoons of the mixture.
  • With the back side of a spoon, press the mixture into the cookie cutter to make it even and then, remove the cookie cutter.
  • Follow the same process for the remaining mixture until you have 15 round cookies.
  • With your index finger, lightly press the center of each cookie until you create a small cavity.
  • Add 1/3 of a teaspoon jam into each cavity and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • When you take the cookies out of the oven, they will be very soft and fragile but they will thicken while cooling.
  • Let them cool and serve.


You can omit the step with the jam and bake the cookies on their own if you prefer.

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
8 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
34 %

Saturated 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.

Total Carbs (g)
2 %


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.

Sugars (g)
7 %


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.

Protein (g)
6 %


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.

Fibre (g)
12 %


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.

Sodium (g)
4 %


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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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