Living with Arthritis: Easy & Delicious Cookies

Whether you have just been diagnosed with arthritis, have been living with arthritis for years, or want to start thinking about ways to prevent arthritis, then listen up! The foods you choose to eat can have an enormous impact on your arthritis – even on a day-to-day basis. If you experience bad arthritic flare-ups, it may be, at least in part, due to your diet.

When dieticians speak about the best foods for arthritis sufferers, they generally talk about foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, flaxseed oil, and spinach. These ingredients are great for meal planning, but terrible for desserts! That’s why we’ve put together an easy cookie recipe that substitutes high-fiber almond flour for wheat flour, and is full of walnuts – not only great for anti-inflammation, but also one of the healthiest foods overall!

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts

Ingredients:

2 cups almond meal
½ tsp baking soda
½ cup walnuts
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
¼ cup brown sugar
1 ½ tbsp butter

Directions:

In a bowl, mix the sugar, nuts, baking soda, and almond meal, and salt. Add in the butter, vanilla, and egg. Mix until blended. Shape dough into ½ inch-thick pieces and place on baking sheet. Cook at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, let cool, and enjoy!

Healthpointe doctors provide health care – not just sick care! We are passionate about health, mindfulness, and prevention, and helping you achieve holistic wellbeing.

For more information about arthritis treatments and the doctors at Healthpointe who can help you live your healthiest life, contact any of the Healthpointe clinics, such as the Anaheim clinic near Fullerton, Placentia, Villa Park, Buena Park, Cypress, Cerritos, and Garden Grove.

About Healthpointe:

Healthpointe is a leading multidisciplinary healthcare organization offering a full range of medical services in practice locations throughout Southern California (Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, and Riverside County). Healthpointe has locations situated in over 10 cities in Southern California including La Mirada, which is conveniently located by Whittier, La Habra, Norwalk, Cerritos, Buena Park, and Santa Fe Springs. As a highly regarded musculoskeletal group, we have a personal investment in the highest level of service, and we are proud of our record of excellence over the last four decades with private patients, injured workers, urgent care, personal injuries, and professional and non-professional athletes. Leading our organization is a dynamic team of healthcare professionals who continually strive to be at the forefront of medical innovation and healthcare service delivery. For more information, a complete list of services, and Healthpointe locations, visit Healthpointe.net.

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