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Katie Lambert’s Maca Powder Cookies

Cookies from the Crag
08 Aug 2021

Knowledge Bombs:

  • Maca Powder: An adaptogen – so good for adrenal health and hormones, helping to balance them especially in post-menopausal women. It has 20 amino acids, 8 of which are essential. It’s also a mood and energy booster.
  • Hemp Seeds: High in magnesium, which can boost exercise performance, hemp is really good for PMS symptoms, and essential for the proper uptake of calcium. It’s rich in GLA (gamma linolenic acid) and also regulates hormones by supporting prostaglandin formation.
  • Maple Syrup: High in vitamins and minerals like manganese and zinc. Manganese helps with the metabolism and absorption of nutrients and also with nervous system functions. Zinc influences the immune system, helping to prevent illnesses and diseases. It is also heat stable
  • Nut Butters: High in good fats and protein (the highest protein content of all nuts), and good for keeping energy levels balanced.
  • Teff Flour: An ancient crop originating from Africa, it’s the smallest grain in the world. It has a much larger percentage of bran and germ than any other grain, so it’s a very good source of dietary fiber, protein, iron, amino acids, vitamin C and calcium. Low glycemic.

1 of 2

2 of 2

ingredients
  • 1 cup All-Natural Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Teff Flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Maca Powder
  • 2 cups Unsweetened Almond Milk (can use any milk of choice. My non-vegetarian choice is always raw, whole goat milk)
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt

Method:

Preheat oven to 350F.

• In a mixing bowl combine peanut butter, maple syrup, milk, and vanilla extract. In a separate bowl combine flour, Maca Powder, and sea salt, and mix well. Pour dry mixture into wet mixture and stir to combine well.

• Use approx. 1 tbsp. of dough per cookie. Form small balls of dough and slightly flatten each cookie onto a parchment-lined baking sheet with a fork.

• Bake for approx. 10-14 minutes.

Once cookies are baked, let sit for 15 minutes to cool.

For a little extra fancy flair, In a double boiler, melt 1/2 cup baking chocolate, stirring frequently until chocolate is smooth and melted through.

Drizzle chocolate over cookies with a fork and finish off with a sprinkle of hemp seeds.

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KATIE LAMBERT

Eddie Bauer Rock Climbing Guide

A free climber with a maximum strength-to-stature ratio, Katie Lambert has crushed big walls around the globe, from Yosemite and Zion to Picos de Europa and the Cirque of the Unclimbables. Trading short sport routes for legendary big walls, in 2006 Lambert migrated west to Yosemite National Park and since then has established herself as one of the world’s premier female free climbers

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