Gluten Free Berry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! Fresh Fruit combined with gluten free oats to make healthy breakfast cookies. Great for breakfast to go, snacks, or dessert. Easy to make, dairy free and egg free options, simple ingredients, and DELISH!
Happy Memorial day friends. I hope you take this time to really enjoy family and friends and remembering those who served our country. <3
I know many of you are out and about celebrating, but I still wanted to post a little red and blue cookie recipe today to keep the patriotic theme going. I know I know, you guys already have your memorial day eats planned, but just think, these gluten free strawberry blueberry oatmeal breakfast cookie are a great travel snack and/or a healthy breakfast to make for any kind of patriotic holiday. Ahem… Like Fourth of July.
I mean, who doesn’t love a good berry flavored oatmeal cookie anyway? Especially one that’s made with fresh berries, super easy, and best of all …. TOTALLY allowed to be eaten at breakfast!
Speaking of breakfast, these breakfast cookies haves actually been our go to for breakfast over the past month. You see, I made these a while back and froze a bunch. Then all I had to do was just reheat a little in the microwave or toaster oven. The smell alone is delightful.
Now combine that with all that fresh natural sweetness of the berries and it’s like an explosion of breakfast meets dessert in one. OK I might be exaggerating a bit. But you get what I mean. Plus I’m about bringing these “treats” to all our holiday family functions. My nieces and nephews are obsessed with FRUIT so I know they will LOVE the blueberry strawberry in a breakfast cookie form. Just say the word cookie and they are sold. I get cool Aunt bonus points, right?
But regardless of my cool factor, the other reason I absolutely ADORE these festive breakfast cookies are because the combination of gluten free oats and vitamin C rich fruits (like berries) actually help increase your chromium absorption.
I know what you’re thinking. .. uh.. chromium? Why do we need this mineral again? Okay I’ll tell you!
Chromium is a trace minerals that the body needs to support the growth, development and other various physiological systems. It’s also needed for proper glucose absorption from the blood. When your levels of chromium are too low, blood sugars may rise, which can cause that HANGRY sensation and definitely not good for the those adrenals glands. We can’t stress over that, right? Which is why Chromium is so important, especially at BREAKFAST. Chromium rich foods include broccoli, Brewer’s yeast, nuts and oatmeal!!! YEA! So you see my whole plan here right?
Berries –> Vitamin C + Oatmeal –> Chromium = AMAZING NOURISHING BREAKFAST COOKIE and just plain delicious.
See, gluten free cookies can actually be a health food. A health food that taste like a REAL cookie though. Ya know?
Okay, so all you need to make these gluten free oatmeal breakfast cookies are fresh berries, a little coconut sugar, gluten free oats, a few handfuls of nuts or pumpkin seeds, eggs, and gluten free pancake mix or gluten free multi-purpose flour, and ONE BOWL –> BAM!
The cool thing about using gluten free pancake mix in this recipe is that you can make the batch egg free. I suggest using a mix with protein already it or a gluten free pancake/muffin mix that doesn’t require you using eggs in the original cooking instruction. No egg is needed but it does help create texture and volume.
Let’s get this patriotic cookie party started, mmm k?
Helpful Kitchen tools to make these Breakfast Cookies
And if you are looking for a more protein packed gluten free Pancake mix, we use Flapjacked! It’s great for baking too!
What’s your favorite patriotic dish? Do you make breakfast cookies often? What’s your go to recipe?
Alright wonderful people, have GRATEFUL memorial day! Celebrating and giving thanks to all those who sacrificed for our freedom.
p.s did you see who won the Cuisinart and food summit Healthy bites giveaway? YAY!
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