Dark Chocolate Chip Coconut Oil Cookies – Mystery Dish

These coconut oil cookies are full of dark chocolate chips and walnuts – they are so soft and chewy, and the coconut oil gives them an amazing flavor!

Dark Chocolate Chip Walnut Coconut Oil Cookies | ChezCateyLou.com

It is December 30 – 2 more days until the new year’s resolutions start.  So I have one more cookie recipe for you, just in case you haven’t had enough this month!  These cookies come to you as part of the Mystery Dish group.  I guest posted in October, and was thrilled to be asked to join them full time!  Sherri at The Well Floured Kitchen came up with a great list of ingredients for us this month.

Dark Chocolate
Greek Yogurt
Berries
Coconut Oil
Walnuts
Fish (any white flaky such as cod)
Baby Spinach
Pecorino Romano Cheese

We had to use at least two – I picked Dark Chocolate, Coconut Oil, and Walnuts and made these delicious cookies…. 

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Healthy Pineapple Coconut Smoothies

This healthy pineapple coconut smoothie tastes rich and creamy, but the whole thing only has 214 calories! It is like a tropical vacation in a glass!

Healthy Pineapple Coconut Smoothie | ChezCateyLou.com

It is finally starting to feel like summer!  Which means I want to eat ice cream pretty much all the time (TheBetterhalf: How is this different from winter?).  NYC is dangerous for me – there is an ice cream or fro-yo store on almost every block.  But rather than giving in to the temptation the other day,  I decided to make a coconut smoothie to satisfy my craving for a frozen treat.  I like to make my smoothies with yogurt and milk so that they are creamy and make it seem like I’m drinking a milkshake.  But I use almond milk and fat free yogurt, so the calorie count stays low and there is very little fat.  I went with a pineapple coconut smoothie to really make myself feel like I was on vacation!  The entire thing only has 214 calories, and this make a huge smoothie!  For those looking for a fun drink to make over the long holiday weekend, this pineapple coconut smoothie would also be great with a little rum added in.  Cheers!   … 

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