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Hello chocolate chips!

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s a cooold one here. I just got back from a miserably-windy run (“feels like 31” with 30mph wind), and now I’m looking forward to a warm breakfast.

The house smells like cinnamon, as I made vegan Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal for my whole family!

Well, everyone except the little sister, that is. Hers is blueberry-cobbler boatmeal, since she doesn’t like pumpkin. Sacrilege, right? No worries: I love pumpkin enough for the both of us!

Today, I am thankful for ____________

I am thankful for Fs. Family, friends, and… fudge babies. Now that I think about it, I’m just thankful for all of you, in general. Everyone who takes the time out of his/her day to leave me a comment… do you know how much it means to me??

In short, if you’re reading this, I’m thankful for YOU!

Katie is the baker, photographer, and author of the popular blog Chocolate-Covered Katie. Her favorite food is chocolate, and she believes in eating a balanced diet that includes dessert every single day. More about Katie—> 

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  1. I’m thankful for SO much! The opportunity to go back to school, my health, my family, my lovely boyfriend and our sweet doggies, to have all my needs met (even if all my wants aren’t always met!), and for my blog and the outlet it is providing me! :)

    Down here in Austin we’re still in the dang 70s… till this afternoon!

    Happy Thanksgiving, Katie!! xoxo

  2. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!! I am extremely thankful for my family! My parents have always, and will always support me with everything I do. I love my family so much!!!!!!

  3. radioactivegan says:

    hmmm … I never know what to say at Thanksgiving when people ask what I’m thankful for. Everyday, though, I am thankful for my cat! and for the Golden Girls, because that show is awesome.

  4. Happy Thanksgiving! Way to be a trooper in the wind. Hope you are all warmed up!

  5. I am thankful for my friends and family!
    Oh and I don’t like pumpkin either…=D

  6. Love the idea of Blueberry boatmeal! Did you just subsitute blueberries for the pumpkin in the recipe? You are so sweet and even though we don’t have Thanksgiving in the UK, I’m thankful for family, friends and blogs especially yours. :)

  7. VeggieGirl says:

    Today I am thankful for my health, my friends & family, and LIFE.

  8. Jennifer - jcd says:

    Happy American Thanksgiving! Have a wonderful holiday.

    I am thankful for… friends, family, and some warmer temperatures: goodbye -42 windchill!

  9. ugh. it’s awful here too! sleet and freeezzing! i will not be braving the outdoors for a run (i’m a whimp haha) so stationary biking in my warm house it is!! today i am thankful for my health & life, my husband and wonderful family & friends and my job!

  10. It’s chilly here too! Bundle up and stay warm!
    I am thankful for my health and all the amazing food I am going to eat today. Among other things… obviously :)

  11. Happy Thanksgiving! That does sound like miserable wind :( I hate wind! Ugh… you’re such a trooper! I must admint I was a weenie yesterday I was SO cold, didn’t have a jacket, and it was like 57 degrees out lol. 😉

    I am thankful for my Beebits! He’s my joy :) I’m also thankful that I have a really good job that allows me to still spend time with my wee man, AND the fact that I’ve made it this far in life lol.

    And, Katie, I’m thankful for you too – you’re so inspiring and you make the most awesome yummy foods that you share with all of us! :) Thanks!

  12. Gloria says:

    Happy Thanksgiving Katie! I am thankful for my family above all, but also my strong body that allows me to dance and run, our abilities to choose to eliminate animals from the dinner table, and awesome vegan bloggers like you who give so much inspiration :)

  13. Aw, thanks for the shout out. I am thankful for you too! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! :)

  14. You are so beautiful. I am thankful for being so close to my family and getting to see them so often.

  15. I’m thankful for YOU and all your wonderful creations!! 😀 Happy Thanksgiving, Katie!

  16. I’m thankful for coffee. And Whole Foods.

  17. christina says:

    i’m thankful for lady gaga, snow tires and flannels, and a cat to snuggle and share my vegan thanksgiving feast with.

  18. What a lovely thing to say! Thank you and hope you and yours all have a brilliant Thanksgiving x

  19. Gina G says:

    Happy Thanksgiving girl! I’m thankful for my family, friends, all the little things, and YOU!

    Hope your day is amazing :)

  20. Albizia says:

    Happy Thanksgiving, Katie!

    I wish we had such a holiday to show how thankful we are for the little (and not so little) things in life but since we don’t I will just pretend to be American for a day :) . So I am thankful for my family (dog included 😛 ), for true friendship, for my obstinacy and last but not least for all the wonderful people the blog world has met me with.

    Thank you for making me feel like a part of this!


  21. I’m thankful for SO much, I can’t even begin to list everything! Right now I’m thankful that my parents surprised me with a plane ticket so I could fly home and spend the holidays with them :)

    Happy Thanksgiving, Katie!

  22. Stefanie says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for my family.

  23. Fi says:

    Your MORE than welcome!! :) happy thanksgiving!! I’m thankful for finding the blog world over the past ten months and realising that health- REAL health is happiness!!! Xxx

  24. Anonymous says:

    Its so funny how late you American’s have Thanksgiving! haha, here in Canada it was before Halloween! But today I am thankful that I am on my last major paper of the term! And that I have enough squash to last me ’till the next farmers market. 😛

    Happy Thanksgiving Katie!

  25. Emma says:

    Its so funny how late you American’s have Thanksgiving! haha, here in Canada it was before Halloween! But today I am thankful that I am on my last major paper of the term! And that I have enough squash to last me ’till the next farmers market. 😛

    Happy Thanksgiving Katie!

    1. Emma says:

      sorry! double post…damn computer..

  26. Hey Katie, hope your American celebrations are fantastic! Blessings to you and yours

  27. Claire says:

    And I’m thankful to you! … And for being called a chocolate chip (it’s so cute!) … and for chocolate – can’t forget that one.
    Your blog is a source of such inspiration, hope you’ve had a wonderful day and have a fabulous year to come :)
    Happy Thanksgiving!