Coffee Cake Recipe Roundup - for all!

Coffee Cake Recipe Roundup - for all!

Today is a day to celebrate!  

It's National Coffee Cake Day, which means we should get it together and actually make a batch or two of fresh cake... that you can eat for breakfast!

I've rounded up 17 recipes from healthy bakers (all over the country and world!) to share with you today!  Enjoy... and leave a comment telling me what coffee cake is your favorite EVER - from this list or beyond - and I will give you a million virtual hugs.  I mean it!

Go enjoy your coffee-cake day!

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Easy Thin-Crust Pizza {Low-Carb!}

Easy Thin-Crust Pizza {Low-Carb!}

Conundrum:  How to deal with carb-cravings when you’re trying to stick to a low-carb diet (or just eat less carby junk in general)? 

Technically, going to a bakery and inhaling deeply for five minutes contains zero carbs, and is super delightful.  On the downside, cravings often seem to increase after this, and when so near the main concern, this can be problematic.

Distracting oneself with kitten videos is usually less of an issue in the short run.  Still, it doesn’t take long for hunger pangs to come back, which need to be addressed some way or another…

Which brings me to the real solution.  Have pizza.  Low-carb, quicker than delivery, delicious, satisfying pizza, that is.

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32 Kickoff Recipes for Superbowl Sunday!

32 Kickoff Recipes for Superbowl Sunday!

It’s hard to believe it’s Superbowl time again!  Some things, like the big game, always come around and make you wonder where the time has gone.  And yet, so many things can change in that time!

If there is one thing I’ve learned over the past year, it’s that life will surprise you.  We can plan all we want for a future we hope for, but in the end, the outcome of our decisions can go any which way. 

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Leg Day Brownies {Plus Protein Powder Cookbook Giveaway!}

Leg Day Brownies {Plus Protein Powder Cookbook Giveaway!}

Have you made the ultimate commitment yet?  If you haven’t, my friend, the time is now.

I’m talking about leg day.

The almighty leg day seems to scare some people to the point that they only work their upper body and end up looking like top-heavy triangles.  They’re afraid of the fact that leg day is the toughest day of the week – when you do it right.  But, of course, this is exactly why we should WANT to do leg day!

Leg muscles are the biggest muscles you have, and therefore, the more you work them, the more calories you will burn throughout your workout, and even at rest!  And you know, if you like looking lean and reasonably toned (or even ripped!) getting those legs worked is just the thing.

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