In the December issue of FitnessRx for Women (available now!) IFBB Bikini Pro Courtney King demonstrates an hourglass workout for adding sexy shape to the shoulders, legs and glutes. And here, to help keep your diet in check this holiday season, she shares a favorite healthy recipe that’s so good it feels like a cheat!
“Holiday cookies are an absolute must for me,” said Courtney. “Try these tasty quick-to-make ‘guilt-free’ cookies for family and friends around the holiday season!”
Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies
1.5 cup of oats
1/2 cup of coconut flour (very high in fiber!)
1/2 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1.5 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar-free maple syrup
1 tbs all natural honey
1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (Try the use the Enjoy Life brand. They are dairy, nut and soy free)
1/4 cup reduced sugar dried cranberries (Ocean Spray brand has 50 percent less sugar)
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2. Combine all the ingredients EXCEPT the chocolate chips and cranberries in a blender until batter is smooth or consistency of your desire.
3. After you have your batter made, add in dried cranberries and chocolate chips. Make little balls on a baking sheet and then bake for 15 minutes in the oven.