Healthy Living

Monday Schmonday

I hate Monday’s. I am always so tired from the busy weekend. I again forgot to weigh myself but that is okay. Scale doesn’t matter as long as I know I did my best and feel good about it.

Tonight I am going to try to go to Target and get a Walk Away the Pounds kit. Anyone recommend one to get? This way I can do them at home and Cooper can do it with me if he wants.

Well that is it for me. Just going to keep on keeping on this week. Work has been super busy and my days just fly by. Speaking of which I need to get at it.

Here is what ya came for.. enjoy

Pumpkin Chocolate Brownies

 

Estimated Times
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Cooling Time: 20 mins cooling

Servings: 16

Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1/3 cup brown sugar blend (such as SPLENDA)
1 large egg
2 large egg whites
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels

Directions PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Spray 8- or 9-inch-square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

COMBINE pumpkin, sugar blend, egg, egg whites and oil in large mixer bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Add flour, baking powder, cocoa, cinnamon, allspice, salt and nutmeg. Beat on low speed until batter is smooth. Stir in morsels. Spread evenly into prepared pan.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 2-inch squares.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 100 Calories from Fat: 35 Total Fat: 3.5 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 15 mg Sodium: 75 mg
Carbohydrates: 14 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 7 g
Protein: 2 g

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Karla Urwitz

As a full-time career oriented mother of one, I love all things travel. I was in the hospitality business for 15 years and loved it. So why not become a travel agent. So I am trying to find my balance in life through being a parent to a teenager, my love of travel, and living the best life possible. Come join me on this bumpy journey of life.

13 thoughts on “Monday Schmonday

  1. Those look YUM!!! I ended up getting Leslie Sansone’s 5 mile bootcamp. She adds in resistance bands to do some arm and upper body work as well!

    I hope you have a great week, love!

    Miss you around!!!
    Lisa @ljenator´s last blog post ..Mamavation Monday

  2. mmm those look good…and only 100cals, I am adding this to my shopping list for later!

    I got Leslie’s ultimate collection, which was one dvd with a 1, 2, 3, or 4 miles walk w/ resistance band…got it at target for around $10 or $15 dollars. I like being able to choose if I walk a short walk or a longer one.
    colleen´s last blog post ..Go vote!!!

  3. Oh My! why in the world would you tease us like that? My life is so much better off blissfully ignorant of all the delicious non-diet foods out there!

    haha! Thanks for the recipe – I am flagging it for later (like thanksgiving/xmas… perfect pumkin time)

    Laura @SeeLauraRun

  4. I like the Walk DVDs that have multiple options for walks. That way if you’re having a tired day you can do a 2 mile but on an awesome day you can do a 4 or 5 mile. I’ve heard the weighted gloves are awesome from others but haven’t tried them myself. Oooh, let us know what you got when you get it!

  5. I was NOT expecting that. Those look sooo good. And I’m full from lunch! I have Leslie’s mini walks, 2 mile, 3 mile and 4 mile Super Walks. Can’t speak for anything else, but I’m certain that, regardless of what you buy, you’ll be happy with it. Leslie has a wonderful personality and she has this energy that is really motivating.

  6. Those brownies sound awesome! I have the Walk Away the Pounds ultimate collection. 4 workouts on one DVD. Gives me options. It’s a great workout to squeeze when life is hectic.

    Hope you’re having a good week!!! Hugs!
    Heather @ Not a DIY Life´s last blog post ..Making a House Into a Home

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