Winner Winner Chicken Dinner


Last week, I entered a cookbook give away on Courtney’s blog Pancakes and Postcards and guess what….I WON! Who woulda ever thunk that I would be the winner! You don’t understand, I NEVER win anything. asfldkjasdfjlkfads!!

Thanks Courtney :)

Don’t mind the terrible flash in this photo, but THIS beautiful man cookbook was waiting for me when I got home from class yesterday!  Dr. Josh Axe promotes eating real, natural foods from a diet rich in raw fruits, veggies, and lean meats. 
There are some pretty crazy recipes in here, one being Black Bean Brownies. Beans + Brownies…yah that’s what I said. 
I guess there’s only one way for me to find out….
Anyways…speaking of good news. Today was the first day of my internship! I am so excited and honored to be part of such an amazing program! I intern for a national nonprofit called Cooking Matters (which operates under Share Our Strength). Cooking Matters educates people all over the nation how to prepare healthy meals on a very limited budget. This is an outreach hands on program that provides a specialized curricula in nutrition, food preparation, and budget shopping. Check out their website to learn more about Cooking Matters and to find out how to become involved with an extension near you!
Speaking of MORE good news…well, for me at least. I made some killer carob chip banana fro yo tonight. Fluffy, whipped banana fro yo infused with sweet carob chips. Such a perfect way to celebrate! 

Carob Chip Banana Fro Yo
-1 frozen banana
-1/2T peanut flour
-2T nonfat vanilla yogurt
-splash of van almond milk
-handful of carob chips
Directions: In a small food processor, combine all ingredients (except for carob chips) and mix for 1-2 minutes. I had to stop it a few times to scrape the sides. After your mixture becomes nice and fluffy, toss in your carob chips and pulse 3-4 times. Viola! 
Banana Fro Yo, you never get old.
Hokay, time for me to hit the books. I’m such a nerd. G’night!
PS–> I am thinking about changing the name of my blog to Fit Foodie Finds. Thoughts??

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