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Such a perfect day!

Oh it's such a perfect day I'm glad I spent it with you. Now I'm going to have to listen to some Lou Reed to cap off this awesome freaking day. I slept until 7 then got up and made the family whole wheat waffles. After that I decided to make whole wheat chocolate chip cookies. I have been craving chocolate chips cookies since Christmas. I seriously could live on Chocolate chips. This was my first time using whole wheat for chocolate chips. It was also my first time ever using Enjoy Life semi-sweet chocolate mini chips. I found this product while looking for chocolate chips that do not contain soy lecithin. If you have another brand you use please share it with me. I found this recipe on Pinterest from Heather's Recipes.

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Adapted from Heather's Recipes


2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 cup butter room temperature 
1 teaspoon vanilla 
1 egg
2 1/4 white whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 teaspoon salt
1 package Enjoy Life semi-sweet chocolate mini chips


Mix sugars, butter, vanilla and egg in standing mixing until well blended. 

Add flour, baking soda and salt. Mix until incorporated. 

Then spoon mix in the chocolate chips.

Use cookie scoop to place dough on parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

Cook at 375 for 9 minutes.

Yields 5 dozen cookies

After I made the cookies of course We had to sample a few right away they were amazing. I was looking forward to having a handful as my post run snack with a tall glass of organic whole milk!!

Next I started to get ready for my run by eating some overnight oats and drinking a tall glass of water. I usually try and eat and drink something about a hour before my run.

I had a nice run even with wet feet. After awhile I got used to splish splashing through snow melting puddles. My goal was 14 miles today and I damn near made it. I logged 13.5 miles on my watch. I ran into some stomach issues around mile 11. I'm going to go ahead and blame Nonna's Toated Poundcake for the stomach issues. Honestly it was probably my entire meal last night at Maggianano's. I was out late last night for a friends birthday celebration and ate way more than I normally would and was up way later then I normally am. Lesson learned! I'm now showered and snuggled on the couch next to the most adorable 23 month old baby girl. I hope you had a great day today too!


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