Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

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I like to eat fairly low carb (~100 or less total grams/day). This isn’t for weight loss reasons, or because I love hopping on diet bandwagons. I stick to a reasonable amount of carbs (from minimally processed sources, mostly whole foods like fruits, veggies and yogurt) for health reasons. Basically, I’ve been borderline diabetic for as long as I can remember (my mom is too, despite the fact that we’re both arguably pretty lean), and have some autoimmune issues that can be controlled by eating a relatively moderate carbohydrate intake. So, that’s how I do things.

I don’t recommend low carb living to everyone, but if you don’t tolerate carbohydrates well, it’s something to consider.

Anyway, I do like eating a diet that is relatively high in protein. In order to grow and repair cells, protein is completely necessary. Because I eat on the go a lot, I often find myself leaning towards protein bars and other protein-based supplements, but of course, those come with a pretty hefty price tag. So, I started making my own. I’ve been posting them at my low-carb recipe blog (Meat-Free Keto).

If you aren’t a fan of straight up protein bars, I’d strongly recommend trying this recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies. They’re made with whey protein, and are so gosh darn good, I can’t take it.

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