Yogurt and yoga

I love yogurt. Especially Chobani. The cups just aren’t big enough! I used to go through phases with yogurt.. I’d be in the mood, buy a bunch, and then they would go bad in the fridge. I especially never liked chunky yogurt. Ever.

But then something happened when I moved into my own house. I started shopping totally for myself and decided one day that I was in one of those rare yogurty moods. I grabbed a Chobani Flip and couldn’t stop obsessing.

Now every time I go to the grocery store I buy handfuls of Chobani. Handful was an understatement.. I can’t usually carry the amount that I buy. Breakfast, snack, dessert… I really cant stop.

My go-to is coconut (I buy those in 4-packs), the flips are usually eaten before bed (I especially like the chocolate, almond, coconut one) and the banana, dark chocolate Indulgent, yeah those are gone in seconds.

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I even cook with it! The other day I made kale and artichoke dip with Chobani’s plain greek yogurt. Oh so good.

Today I had one of the Limited Batch Apple Cinnamon. So yummy and festive. Pumpkin is delicious too. I hope that they come out with another Limited Batch for Christmas. Maybe something else to do with cinnamon.. or cranberry?

For the record this wasn’t a sponsored ad. I just love the stuff.

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I also just realized that my yoga book made a cameo in that photo. Didn’t notice it at first. Ive been trying to slowly work myself into yoga. I love the idea of it and envy yogis for their strength and grace. I’ve never taken an actual class and Im wondering if thats why I don’t really feel like I can say, “I do yoga”.

But I have a pretty mat!

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It fascinates me though. I follow yoga instructors on Instagram and my cousin is also an instructor and sent me the book in the photo a while back when I first told her I was interested. Too bad she lives in Wisconsin or I would have my own personal instructor.

There wasn’t much point to this post.. other than expressing my love for two somewhat random things. I think Im going to go do some sun salutations now… At least Im motivated today!

 

Dessert.

Tonight all I wanted was a cookie. I’m not one to deprive myself but when I eat anything with wheat in it my mind plays tricks on me. Most people think when you’re allergic to something that it makes you sick. That’s not always the case. When I eat bread or anything with wheat in it, my mind gets uneasy and I get anxious. The only reason I know this is from years of nutrition and cutting certain things out of my diet.

Any who. I decided to instead make myself a tasty little dessert smoothie. Excellent choice.
I threw a pretty ripe banana, two cups of unsweetened almond milk, a small handful of spinach, a big spoonful of peanut butter and a tablespoon of chia seeds into the blender. (not much different than what I make for breakfast but still desserty)

Here’s what I created:

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It came out much lighter than my super spinachy breakfast monster…but it was pretty and delish. And oh baby it hit the spot.

Now I’m gonna get in my bed and relax since I finally get a day off tomorrow! Goodnighttttt