Lemon Ginger Cookies

2 ½ cups almond meal/flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 Tbsp. ground ginger (+optional 1 tsp fresh grated ginger)
¼ cup grape seed oil or melted coconut oil
½ cup maple syrup
2 Tbsp. lemon zest

Lemon ginger Cookies
Preheat oven to 3500F.

In a large bowl, combine the almond meal, baking soda and ginger.
In a medium bowl, combine the oil, syrup and zest. Add to the dry ingredients and mix until well blended. Scoop 1 Tbsp. of the dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the tops start to crack!


Best Oatmeal Ever

Best Oatmeal Ever


1 cup steel cut oats
1 ½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice
¼ teaspoon sea salt
½ cup mix golden and regular raisins
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ teaspoon powdered ginger or fresh grated
1 teaspoon maple syrup
¼ cup coconut milk or any other nut milk

Place the oats in a pan and cover with water add the lemon juice and soak overnight.
Drain through a fine mesh and rinse well
In a 4 quart pot, combine the oats, 2 cups of water and salt. Bring to boil on high heat and cover. Decrease the heat to simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Add dried fruit, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and stir.
The oatmeal becomes creamy as the water evaporates. Add the maple syrup and the milk and stir.
Serve warm in a bowl and garnish with toasted nuts or fruit compote

Adapted from One bite at a time by Rebecca Katz pg. 84