Low FODMAP Recipe - Gingerbread Men


5 cups Buckwheat flour

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon ginger powder

¼ teaspoon cloves, ground

½ teaspoon celtic sea salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ cup grapeseed oil

½ cup maple/golden syrup

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

½ cup yacon syrup

2 eggs

1 teaspoon lemon zest


  1. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, cinnamon, ginger powder, cloves, salt and baking soda
  2. In a smaller bowl, mix together grapeseed oil, agave, vanilla, yacon, eggs and lemon zest
  3. Stir wet ingredients into dry
  4. Chill dough in freezer for 1-2 hours
  5. Roll out dough between two pieces of parchment paper to ¼ inch thick
  6. Remove top sheet of parchment paper, cut out cookies using a medium gingerbread man cookie cutter
  7. Decorate with nuts and dried fruit –we used pieces of lemon rind for the mouth
  8. Transfer with a spatula to a parchment lined baking sheet
  9. Cook at 350° for 15 minutes
  10. Cool and serve
  11. Makes 36 gingerbread cookies


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