{Healthier} Double Chocolate Muffins

These double chocolate muffins are a chocolate lovers dream breakfast. And you can feel good about starting the day with chocolate because these are actually light!

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Did everyone have a nice labor day weekend? TheBetterHalf and I were in St. Louis visiting my family. In fact as you read this, we are on our way to the airport to head back to NYC. The weekends always fly by way too fast!

Tomorrow morning is going to be rough – not only is the long weekend over, but summer is over. I am definitely going to need something good for breakfast to cheer me up, and Double Chocolate Muffins will be just the thing. Light and fluffy chocolate muffins full of chocolate chips – who wouldn’t smile if that was on their breakfast plate?!  And the fact that they are actually light and healthy is just icing on the cake!

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Baked Blueberry Donuts & a Giveaway!

Light and fluffy baked donuts are full of fresh blueberries and topped with a homemade blueberry glaze. These Baked Blueberry Donuts are bursting with berry flavor!

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Happy Friday! Labor Day Weekend is so bittersweet. I love having a day off work, the promise of my favorite season ahead, and Notre Dame football starting tomorrow (!). But on the other hand, it means the end of summer which is always kind of sad. So to send summer off in style I drank a bottle of Rosé with my friends last night and made baked blueberry donuts for you – because nothing says summer to me more than fresh berries! And Rosé.

Also, today marks the year anniversary of the Mystery Dish group!! I joined the group late, but I still get to celebrate with them, right?! We are giving away a copy of two fabulous cookbooks – Luca Manfe’s My Italian Kitchen and Christina Ha’s Recipes from My Home Kitchen – scroll to the bottom and enter to win!

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Mini M&M Cookies

Soft and chewy Mini M&M Cookies are the perfect treat to pack in your kid’s lunchbox! Cute, delicious, and easy!

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Is everyone gearing up for back to school? I can’t believe summer is almost over! Although the benefit of not having kids and not being in school is that summer isn’t really over until the weather starts to get cold! So even though fall is my favorite season, I’m not quite ready to embrace it just yet. I saw Pumpkin Spice Lattes this morning at Starbucks – it just seems wrong when it is 90 degrees outside and I’m wearing a white dress!

But even though I’m not quite on board with fall, I can get totally get on board with back to school treats, like these Mini M&M cookies! These are the perfect treat to pack in your kid’s lunchbox for the first day of school.

Shameless plug – have you checked out my Facebook page? I’m trying to get 1,000 “Likes” and would love your help!
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Simple Summer Bruschetta

Simple Summer Bruschetta is the perfect way to highlight the delicious flavor of summer tomatoes. It is so easy to prepare but looks beautiful and elegant.
Simple Summer Bruschetta | chezcateylou.com

I have the perfect summer Monday recipe for you – Simple Summer Bruschetta. When I say simple, I am not kidding. This recipe is so easy, it is barely a recipe! And that is just what my Mondays call for. After a long day of work, the last thing I want to do on Monday nights is spend hours cooking. And while TheBetterHalf might not think bruschetta is dinner, for me it is the perfect light meal!
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{Healthier} Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Healthier Chocolate Chip Zucchini bread is the perfect way to use up your zucchini this summer! It is light, although you would never know it – it tastes so delicious!

Healthier Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread | chezcateylou.com

One of the most popular recipes on my blog is my Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread. And today I have a variation on that delicious loaf – Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread!  I love making zucchini bread in the summer – it seems like fresh zucchini is all over the place all summer long and zucchini bread is the perfect way to use it up.   You can’t beat having  two whole zucchinis hiding in a delicious treat.  The whole loaf only has 1/4 cup of oil, yet it is still super moist thanks to Greek yogurt and the zucchini!

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