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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For Everything there is a Cookie

For Everything there is a Cookie

For everything there is a season.  And for every season there is a cookie.  Therefore, it stands to reason that for everything there is a cookie.

Okay, I know I speak nonsense, but whatever.  Today is Wildcard Wednesday and that means I do what I want!  And today I want nothing but cookies. 

You know how I am about cookies.  If you didn’t know this, you do now – I mean, look at all these cookie recipes I created for you!  And this isn’t even nearly all of them.

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Fancy Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip Cookies

Fancy Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip Cookies

I just mentioned, in a post about very healthy pancakes, that I will be, once again, competing in a bikini competition.  I’m very excited.  Mostly about seeing my abs again.

Today, I’m going to take you on a slightly different path.  Hint: It involves carbs. 

I know, I know – this is not really *exactly* bikini-competition-preparation food.  BUT I kept the ingredients as clean as could be, even replacing ½ the sugar with Stevia, and these would be totally okay in moderation…

Except when it comes to these… straight out of the oven.  Oi.  I have just a teensy bit of a harder time eating just ONE.  They’re called “fancy” for a reason.  

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Brownie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Brownie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

 

If you’ve ever, at any time, read a healthy-eating guide of some sort, you’ve heard the phrase, “shop the perimeter of the grocery store, avoid the aisles!”  You know why that is?  Because the aisles are full of devious gnomes that steal your coupon books and put candy bars in your cart when you’re not looking.

Or maybe that’s not it.  It probably has more to do with the fact that processed foods fill the majority of the aisles.  After all, one of the best things you can do for your health is ditch the junk food and eat whole food, right?

 

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