Mmmm... Cookies!

By Dave Monahan, CSCS

Looking for a sweet treat that won't set you back? Here's a great clean and healthy cookie recipe I discovered at Delicious and decadent without the guilt!

Clean-Eating Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 3 bananas
  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 tbsp flax seed
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

*You can add a little protein power to increase the protein content 


  1. In a medium sized bowl, mash 3 bananas, then add the rest of the ingredients listed above.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Cover an 8×8 baking pan with tin foil. Spray with coconut non-stick spray.
  4. Place dough on baking pan, then flatten out dough with a spatula to ensure a flat level of dough.
  5. Preheat oven to 350.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes. (You may need to bake for 17 minutes depending on your oven, but check at 15-minute mark.)
  • Makes 12 servings.
  • Nutrition Facts (per serving): 101 calories, 3.4g fat, 2.3 fiber, 7.8 sugars, 2g protein (not including extra protein powder)