Monday, October 26, 2009

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I'm trying to work into a healthier lifestyle. Practically speaking, it's not realistic for me to think that I am going to be able to maintain a diet free of sweets and fats, sooooo I am working toward healthier alternatives that will actually satisfy and not just annoy me for having wasted my time on something I didn't like and did not take away my craving. Today I baked these cookies and I find them to be a good alternative to my favorite fresh out of the oven chocolate chip cookies. I actually feel full after having had 3.

WHAT? I had to taste-test them.

According to the recipe they are 80 calories each and have protein AND dietary fiber in them.

You can get the recipe here

My substitutions:
Light Brown Sugar instead of Brown Sugar (cause that's what I had on hand)
Diabeti Sweet instead of Granulated Sugar
I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light (I like it, but it's only 37%) instead of Trans Fatfree vegetable oil spread (60% to 70% oil)
Whole Grain Wheat Flour instead of All-purpose Flour
Milk Chocolate Chips instead of Bittersweet (62% cacao) or semisweet chocolate chips (because I like them better and they are the same value)



His Girl said...

looks phenomenal! good for you! and good for me for the next time I visit. keep practicing!

Vindiciti said...

They look sooo yummy!! Why didn't any come to the Praise & Potluck today??

Sing4joy said...

We ate them all Silly.

Gretchen said...

Cookies are my downfall. Especially dunked in coffee. So I'm happy that this is a tasty recipe.

Brandy said...

So proud of you friend!! These look great! You go girl!!