This lemon drop is sweet and sour goodness that will change the way you dessert forever!


Memories of a buttercream candy will swim through your head as you nourish your insides with the powerful healing benefits of coconut oil. They make a great after dinner dessert or a refreshing snack. Purchase your coconut oil here and organic lemons here.

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A small dose of lemon is GAPS phase 1, larger amounts of lemon are Full Gaps. Some people find success with lemon essential oil at GAPS phase one, however, taking lemon essential oil internally is not GAPS compliant.

Lemon Drops - GAPS Paleo approved
A delicious no cook drop cookie ready in minutes!
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
  1. 1 cup coconut oil
  2. 1/4-1/2 cup organic lemon juice to taste
  3. zest from one organic lemon
  4. 1.5 tablespoons local honey
  5. 2-3 drops of vanilla
  1. Blend together all ingredients and drop from a frosting bag onto silpat sheets. Freeze then remove from tray and store in the freezer.
  1. If you blend too long it will make the mixture too runny for the frosting tube.
Nourishing Plot

1 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (or organic bottled lemon juice)

2-3 tablespoons local honey

zest from 1.5 lemons

Blend up all ingredients in Vitamix, food processor or other appliance until smooth. Place contents into a frosting bag with the flower tip. Squeeze out flowers onto a non-stick cooking sheet (like this one). Freeze. Enjoy!


*Nourishing Plot is written by Becky Plotner, ND, traditional naturopath, GAPS who sees clients in Rossville, Georgia. She works as a Certified GAPS Practitioner who sees clients in her office, Skype and phone. Since her son was delivered from the effects of autism (Asperger’s syndrome), ADHD, bipolar disorder/manic depression, hypoglycemia and dyslexia through food she continued her education specializing in Leaky Gut and parasitology through Duke University, finishing with distinction. This is not a news article published by a paper trying to make money. This blog is put out by a mom who sees first hand the effects of nourishing food vs food-ish items. No company pays her for writing these blogs, she considers this a form of missionary work. It is her desire to scream it from the rooftops so that others don’t suffer from the damaging effect of today’s “food”.

GAPS™ and Gut and Psychology Syndrome™ are the trademark and copyright of Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride. The right of Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted by her in accordance with the Copyright, Patent and Designs Act 1988.




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4 Responses to Lemon Drops – GAPS and Paleo approved

  1. Norma Edwards says:

    I think a little cream cheese added would be great!

  2. Andrea says:

    Is the coconut oil in its solid or liquid state? And do you eat these straight from the freezer? Thanks!

  3. Sharan says:

    When using lemon essential oil, how many drops would I add & is it going to change the consistency of the lemon drops?

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