Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies + why you need collagen in your life

Deliciously soft, paleo almond flour chocolate chip cookies with gooey chocolate in every bite. These cookies have a punch of protein thanks to Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides!

It’s day 4 of cookie week! Not only am I introducing you to my new favorite protein today but also an amazing recipe you can use it with.

Have you ever heard of collagen peptides? If not, then I can’t wait to tell you about collagen, a protein in the body and the benefits of using Vital Protein’s Collagen Peptides.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies + why you need collagen in your life

What is collagen?

“Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and helps give structure to our hair, skin, nails, bones, ligaments and tendons in our body. Thanks to collagen, we’re better able to move, bend and stretch. Collagen is also behind helping hair shine, skin glow and nails stay strong.  .

Collagen is a protein made up of amino-acids: glycine, proline, hydroxyproline, and arginine, all of which help our body’s connective tissue, skin, hair, nails, as well as gut health stay as healthy as possible.

Collagen protein is different than whey and casein protein because of these high levels of amino acids. Muscular growth, joint health and an overall glowing appearance can be partially attributed to the amino acid blend in collagen that can’t be found anywhere else.” —Vital Proteins

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies + why you need collagen in your life

These almond flour chocolate chip cookies ARE so delicious, soft and are packed with collagen protein.

I love using the Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides in my baking recipes lately is because it’s odorless, tasteless and mixes incredibly well — so basically it just adds protein. It’s also incredible in smoothies because it gives them a thick milkshake-like consistency. You can even mix it into your coffee for a little boost in the AM.

Trust me, you are going to LOVE it.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies + why you need collagen in your life

If you’re looking for a simple, easy to make cookie recipes that pack a little bit of protein, this is it. These cookies also happen to be grain free.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies + why you need collagen in your life

See how to make the almond flour chocolate chip cookies here:

 

I hope you get a chance to try these delicious, soft cookies that are perfect for a healthier snack or afternoon treat.

Enjoy! xo.

More almond flour recipes to try:

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars with Almond Flour Sugar Cookie Crust

Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake Cake with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting

Almond Flour Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Velvet Chocolate Frosting

Small Batch Paleo Almond Flour Brownies with Raspberries

Soft Almond Flour Sugar Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream

This post is in partnership with Vital Proteins, a Chicago based brand I know and trust. Thanks for supporting AK and the brands that help make this site possible!

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