{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!

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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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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Creamy peanut butter cheesecake on an oreo crust topped with melted chocolate – these Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars are rich and delicious, but are actually skinnier than the real thing!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars | chezcateylou.com

My blogger friends and I are celebrating our love for cheesecake today since it is NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY!  At the bottom of this post are links for 70 different cheesecake recipes. Whoa. That’s a lot of cream cheese right there! The brilliant idea of getting all of us together to celebrate came from the lovely Roxana of Roxana’s Home Baking!  If you’ve never seen her blog, definitely check it out!  She is constantly posting amazing food that is also easy to make!

My recipe for our cheesecake celebration is Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars – and as an added bonus, they are skinny! Ok kind of skinny. I will explain…

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Whole Wheat Strawberry Muffins with Cheesecake Swirl + Hodgson Mill Giveaway

Whole wheat pastry flour and Greek yogurt keep these fresh strawberry muffins light and tender, and a cheesecake swirl makes them extra flavorful. Healthy and delicious!

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I am SOOO excited about this post today for two important reasons.  One – these whole wheat strawberry muffins are one of the best muffins I have ever made. Seriously.  And two – I am hosting my very first giveaway on Chez CateyLou! Thanks to the amazing people at Hodgson Mill, I have an awesome prize pack full of their fantastic products to give to one lucky reader.

If you want to skip the text and get right to the prize, I understand 😉 Scroll down to the bottom of the post and ENTER TO WIN!

But first I want to talk about these delicious strawberry muffins!

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Baked Lemon Donuts made with Greek Yogurt

These baked lemon donuts are full of delicious citrus flavor. Greek yogurt is the secret to keeping them super light and moist – perfect for Mother’s Day brunch!

Baked Lemon Donuts made with Greek Yogurt | chezcateylou.com

I always hear people say that they are either a lemon lover or a chocolate lover and I never really understood that – why can’t you be both?? If I had to pick, I (obviously) pick chocolate. But I really love lemon too! So even though I could eat these chocolate frosted donuts every day, I wanted to give lemon donuts a shot.

And wow, I’m so glad I did! These baked lemon donuts are absolutely amazing. The flavor is delicious – so fresh and citrusy.  I think these would be a lovely thing to make for Mother’s Day brunch!

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Avocado Hummus

If you like guacamole, you are going to love this Avocado Hummus! A healthy, filling, and delicious snack that’s quick and easy to make!

Avocado Hummus | chezcateylou.com

One of my favorite light meals is veggies and hummus. They are healthy, filling, delicious, and quick! I love to put together a beautiful platter of fresh vegetables with a big bowl of hummus in the middle.  It comes together so quickly but the finished product looks like you really put a lot of work into it.  I love that!

I must admit that usually I buy hummus – but every time I make it I ask myself why I don’t do that more often because it is SO easy and So delicious!  Plus you can flavor it any way you want.  This recipe is for avocado hummus – if you like guacamole, you are going to love this dip!… 

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