“Healthy” Chocolate Chip Cookies

I didn’t do much since the last time I posted.

I went to the gym & hit the cardio hard today. It was a good workout, but honestly it was difficult to drag myself from the weights and focus more on cardio, but I guess that’s what I need to do if I want to lean out! 😉

When I got home from the gym, I literally spent 4 1/2 hours in my kitchen. Not cooking, or baking, or even eating, but cleaning. 😦 It wasn’t something I wanted to do, but I had to do it. My parents have been nice enough to help me out financially with things such as my roadtrip, and since I’m pretty broke lately, cleaning is one way to pay them back!

So after a much needed shower & a bit of relaxing, I was in the mood to bake. So I headed over to Katie’s blog to look for a yummy chocolatey dessert! And chocolate chip cookies sounded perfect.

This recipe was inspired by Katie, but I made some changes!

(makes 9-15 cookies)

  • 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda (not baking powder)
  • 2T to 1/3 cup chocolate chips, depending on your preference
  • 3T brown sugar (do not omit or sub with white) (20g)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1T vegetable oil (or pre-melted margarine) I used 1T Smart Balance Butter
  • 1 Egglands Best egg
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Mix your dry ingredients, then add in wet. Bake 6-8 minutes. 🙂

So good! 🙂 Now I’m off to watch the Bruins, and they better kick some Canadian Ass! Lataaa!


About Lisa

My name is Lisa and I am a junior in college majoring in Communication Disorders. I plan to go to graduate school for SLP. I am 20 years old and trying my best to live a fun, healthy and active lifestyle. I love to workout and I've recently found a new love for running and I will be in my first race this May. I've just started blogging, so bare with me as I try to get better at it! I enjoy blogging a lot and I love reading other people's blogs and learning about them and their lifestyle. That's about it for now, thanks for reading :-)
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2 Responses to “Healthy” Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. Those cookies look delicious! Wow….I really want a cookie now LOL!

  2. Wow, those are some great looking cookies. I love how thick they look. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I’d love it if you’d come by and link your cookies up. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2011/06/sweets-for-saturday-21.html


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