Lemon Ginger Pre-Workout Breakfast Cookies

By Morgan Shupe on May 27, 2014

These Lemon Ginger Pre-Workout Breakfast Cookies will help you start your workout—and day—strong. Bananas and oats for both instant and sustained energy combine with cashews and coconut oil to help improve your performance.

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas, pureed
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup cashew butter
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, chopped fine
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup oats, ground
  • 1 1/2 cups oats
  • 1/4 cup cashews, chopped

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a food processor, combine banana, water, cashew butter, coconut oil, vanilla extract, maple syrup, ginger, lemon zest and juice. Process until well combined.

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix until well combined.

  4. Roll cookie batter into balls (1-2 tablespoon sized) and flatten onto cookie sheet.

  5. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.

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