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Gluten-free Ginger Cookies Recipe

Gluten-free, Delicious and Healthy Ginger Cookies Recipe

Credit: Lisa Guy

These delicious gluten-free ginger cookies are a healthy alternative to sugar-laden store-bought varieties. Ginger is well known for its powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Ginger is beneficial for stimulating circulation and improving digestion, along with helping to lower cholesterol levels.

Makes: 10 cookies



  • ¼ cup coconut sugar, plus extra for coating
  • 1 organic egg
  • 2 tbsp cold-pressed coconut oil
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • ½ tsp bicarb soda
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC.
  2. Line cookie tray with baking paper.
  3. Place all ingredients in food processor and blend until well combined.
  4. Roll into balls, each around 1 heaped tbsp of mixture.
  5. Place extra coconut sugar in small dish and roll balls in sugar.
  6. Place balls on cookie tray, then flatten with fork.
  7. Bake for 12 mins then allow to cool before eating.
  8. Store in fridge in airtight container.


Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .