Let’s just start off with talking about the awkwardness of the Bachelor last night. Or more so the awkwardness of the after-show where they actually showed Nikki and Juan Pablo together. It was painful, you guys. Even Chris Harrison didn’t know what to do. I’ve come to the conclusion that Juan Pablo is incapable of forming an actual sentence of any form. I don’t think I knew what he was actually talking about at any point last night. Nor do I understand how any of his relationships on the show had an ounce of substance since he is incapable of having a human conversation. Weird. Anyways, one of my favorite parts of watching this season was reading people’s tweets during the show. Because people are clever and hilarious and it’s extremely entertaining. Here are some of my favorites from last night:
“PLOT TWIST: Juan Pablo picks Juan Pablo. #SelfAbsorbed #Douche”
“I’m sure Juan Pablo had something completely vulgar to say and ended it with ‘Ees Okay.’”
“What is your favorite color Juan Pablo? ‘Well Chris, there are many colors in the world. Pepperoni, however, is my favorite pizza.’”
“I missed the Bachelor tonight, but I can tell you what happened:
-Juan Pablo was a tool
- Girls cried
- Ton of commercials
- Eeees o-k”
“Haven’t started my bio notecards #esokay”
Hahaha. So if you didn’t catch the actual show last night but just got a summary via Twitter, I think you can come to the conclusion that everything Ees OKay.
Moving on to more important things in life. I am on Spring Break this week and it is glorious! I didn’t go anywhere but Ees okay. Columbus has been especially spring-like the past couple of days and I don’t hate it one bit. Spring weather instantly makes me happier. I don’t even hate winter but being able to finally go outside without wearing a parka is nice. Also, opening the windows and having a cool little breeze coming in is extra nice. And driving in your car with the windows down it double extra nice. We even grilled last night. Outdoors. But don’t worry everyone, we are getting a snowstorm tomorrow. I wish I was kidding.
So last week I got two AWESOME new cookbooks. One is the 21 Day Sugar Detox Cookbook by Balanced Bites and the other is Primal Cravings from Health Bent. They are both incredible. I’ve already made like 10 things from Primal Cravings. Okay more like one, but I’ve wanted to make like 50. You should go get that book right now. Anyways, one of the things I love about Primal Cravings is that they don’t use almond flour in a lot of their baked goods and dessert recipes. Don’t get me wrong, I love almond flour as much as the next person, but sometimes it’s too much. And too much almond flour can lead to bad things. Plus, I know a lot of readers who have told me they are allergic to nuts, so I think it’s awesome that they provide so many alternatives. So for today’s muffin recipe I used the base from their Chunky Monkey Muffins, which are completely nut free and delicious. You’re welcome.
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1/2 cup tapioca flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 7 tbs grass-fed butter, melted
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup mashed bananas (I used about 4 small bananas)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup blueberries
- Preheat oven to 350 and line a muffin pan with paper or silicon liners.
- In a medium sized bowl, combine coconut flour, tapioca flour, and baking soda.
- In a large bowl, whisk together butter, sugar, eggs, bananas, and vanilla.
- Slowly add dry ingredients to wet and mix until well-combined.
- Fold in blueberries.
- Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (mine filled all the way up)
- Bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes, then remove to wire rack to cool completely.