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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Super Food Saturday- Double Chocolate Cookies

Double Chocolate Cookies

1/3 cup coconut flour
1/3 cup almond flour
1/3 cup ground flax seed
1/2 cocoa
1/3 cup coconut palm sugar
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1 heaping tablespoon protein powder
1/4 cup coconut milk
3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
2 eggs
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup dark chocolate chips

  1. Pre-heat the over to 350 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Add the melted coconut oil to the coconut milk and eggs.
  3. Whisk in the sugar and baking soda, then gradually add the flours, flax seed meal, cocoa, protein powder and coconut. The dough will be very thick.
  4. Once everything is mixed, fold in the chocolate chips.  
  5. Shape into balls the size of a golf ball, and flatten.  The cookie will not spread out during baking.
  6. Bake at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes.

Makes 12 cookies

Super Food Featured: Coconut Oil, Flax seeds, Dark Chocolate

Coconut Oil- is a good source of fuel for the body and brain since it is considered a nutritious natural fat.

Flax Seeds-  rich in omega-3 fatty acids, anti-oxidants and fiber.

Dark Chocolate- contain flavonoids which limit free radical damage and have healing and protective effects.


Chris Wodke
Founder & Manager Team CMT

Chris is a triathlete and long distance runner. She is a three time participant of the Boston Marathon.  In 2012 she finished 2nd at Boston in the Mobility Impaired Division. She was on the course in 2013 when the bombs exploded.

She has appeared three times at the Paratriathlon National Triathlon Sprint Championship. She was the 2012 and 2014 National Champion Paratriathlon Open Division Champion.

In 2014 she was the PC Open Champion at the Duathlon National Championship. She has qualified to represent Team USA at the Aquathon ITU World Championship in Chicago in 2015 and 2016

 In 2014 she represented  the U.S. as a paratriathlete at the Pan-American Triathlon Championship in Dallas, Texas.

She travels around the country raising awareness of CMT.

She is the author of the book, “Running for My Life” that details her experience as a CMT affected athlete.

You may visit her author page at:

Team CMT is a group of athletes and supporters working to raise awareness and to find a cure for CMT. We have 183 members in 32 states. We also have members in Australia, England,Scotland, Canada, Vietnam, Turkey, Finland, Scotland, France and Iran. If you wish to join us visit our web site; or

CMT or Charcot-Marie-Tooth is the most commonly inherited peripheral neuropathy. It affects over 155,000 Americans (as many as MS).  It is a disease of the nerves that control the muscles. It is slowly progressive, causing loss of normal function and or sensation in the lower legs/feet and arms/hands.

Symptoms include; muscle wasting in the lower legs and feet leading to foot drop, poor balance and gait problems Atrophy in the hands causes difficulty with manual dexterity.

Structural foot deformities such as high arches and hammer toes are common.

Poor tolerance for cool or cold temperatures and many people have chronically cold hands and feet.

Additional symptoms may include fatigue, sleep apnea, breathing difficulties and hearing loss.

Additional Link
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