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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FitCakes Awesome List #3

FitCakes Awesome List #3

There is a lot to be grateful for today.  For one thing, it’s Saturday.  Saturdays can be pretty exciting, considering many of us have been waiting all week for a Saturday.

[P.S – read through to find a hint about something exciting coming up for you!]

But lately, I’ve been getting all worked up and excited about, well – lots of things.  I began the morning unsure about what I was going to share with you today, as I thought through the plethora of things I have to share.

That’s when I realized that, obviously, it was high time for another FitCakes Awesome List!  

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Flourless Dark Chocolate + Blueberry Protein Bars

Flourless Dark Chocolate + Blueberry Protein Bars

Congratulations, my friends, you have survived another week.

This is especially true if you’re reading this on a Friday, like today, and even more especially true if you’ve been slogging through work with that flu that’s been going around… or if your boss is the human version of a particular disgruntled feline.

As a reward for making it through the week, I decided we should definitely get a little treat.  Yes, I know, that is a genius idea.

I mean, we’ve been good all week, right?  Eating nutritious (and fabulous) eggs for breakfastmaking good protein choices wherever possible, keeping healthy weeknight dinners fun, and staying accountable for diet and workout choices (by any means necessary, including posting it all online…) True?  True.

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Hearty Slow-Cooker Chili

Hearty Slow-Cooker Chili

I almost just said I have a confession to make... but I think everyone on the planet already knows this about me.  At least, if everyone on the planet did know me, they would know this.

I have a really hard time sitting in one place for just about any period of time.  It's true.  I'm just not much of a sitter.

No matter what is going on, if I am supposed to be planted in a chair, you can bet I'll disappear in a few moments.  There is usually a very good reason.  Like I needed to open the fridge, shut it again, and sit back down.  You know... just to make sure everything was still there.

 

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