Things You Should Put in Your Mouth: Coco Roons


I know you’re suspicious right now. Gluten-free? Dairy-free? Raw? And they call themselves “macaroons?” Hear me out though. These bad boys are out of control good, even if they’re not quite how Laduree throws it down. I took a Bikram class last night with Laurie at Dragonfly Hot Yoga, who told me to settle my bones like sand at the bottom of a pool while I laid in my final savasana. I was into it. After, I sat ravenous on my friend’s couch, nursing a cup of tea and nibbling the spiced nuts she’d just finished making when she pulled out these game-changers. “You’ve got to try these,” she said. I eye-balled the package and had some of the thoughts you’re probably having right now. But then I took a bite.

Holy shit. So good. I ate three. I snatched the package from her to peep the ingredient list. I was amazed: raw unsweetened coconut, raw almond flour, unfiltered maple syrup, raw cold-pressed coconut oil, vanilla extract, and Himalayan crystal salt. THAT’S IT. No random stuff I can’t pronounce, or nothin’. And at 82 calories a pop, I had to share. Recipe hack? I’m on it.

About Christina

Milwaukee-based bon vivant. Lover of food, yoga, design, good words & loving kindness.
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