Bake These (Almost) Paleo Lemon Macaroons

This post was originally posted on Running to the Kitchen and written by Gina Matsoukas, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

These clean-eating lemon macaroons are filled with bright lemon zest and lemon juice then dipped in dark chocolate for a delicious treat.

To learn all about these (almost) Paleo treats and Gina, check out her blog!

(Almost) Paleo Lemon Macaroons

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(Almost) Paleo Lemon Macaroons

Healthy Lemon Macaroons

Ingredients

2 egg whites, at room temperature2 tablespoons maple syrupPinch of kosher salt1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon lemon juice (or 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract)Zest of 1 lemon2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut

For the chocolate dip1/2 cup dark chocolate chips1/2 tablespoon coconut oilZest of 1/2 a lemon