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Gingerbread Chew

These low-sugar biscuits don't snap or crunch…they chew!  And if being a tasty, healthy treat wasn't more than enough, these biscuits have other hidden health qualities thanks to a generous dose of ginger in each serve.
Ginger is a medicinal herb known as an antioxidant with natural anti-nausea qualities, so if you suffer from travel sickness make a batch of our ginger chew biscuits before your next trip; and if you're a mum-to-be, these can help relieve morning sickness too!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Serves: 15
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Australian
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free, Vegetarian


  • 2.5 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda bi-carb soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 120 g butter
  • 1/4 cup stevia granular sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 orange zested


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350ºF/ Gas Mark 4 and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Pulse the almond meal, baking soda, salt and butter briefly in a food processor.
  • Add in the stevia, vanilla, spices and zest of the orange and blend a little more to combine.
  • Spoon heaped tablespoons of the mixture onto the baking tray, around 30, and press down with your hand to flatten.
  • Bake for about 8-10 minutes until golden.
  • Cool on wire racks.


To make these vegan, simply replace the butter with coconut oil.
Nutrition Facts
Low-Sugar Ginger Chew Biscuits
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169.85 Calories from Fat 142
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.8g24%
Saturated Fat 4.81g30%
Cholesterol 17.2mg6%
Sodium 171.26mg7%
Potassium 20.21mg1%
Carbohydrates 5.43g2%
Fiber 2.33g10%
Sugar 1.56g2%
Protein 4.15g8%
Vitamin A 219.57IU4%
Vitamin B3 0.06mg0%
Vitamin C 4.65mg6%
Vitamin K 0.56µg1%
Calcium 45.95mg5%
Iron 0.77mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change to their lives. Sam Wood has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators in the health & fitness industry. Sam is the founder and personal trainer of 28, Australia’s #1 home fitness and nutrition program, and he's also the proud owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed, based in Brighton, Melbourne.