Sunday, December 12, 2010

Recipe and GIVEAWAY!!

With Christmas drawing near, I thought this would be the perfect time for a giveaway. I was recently contacted my Dr. Axe and his company. He is a wellness physician who recently released a GREAT cookbook called "The Real Food Diet." It features delicious and healthy recipes that provide your body with essential nutrients to allow you to lose weight and nourish your body!

Some recipes in thebook? Green smoothies, delicious pancakes, grainless granola, butternut squash casserole, and a dark chocolate milkshake. Trust me all of these recipes look DELICIOUS and there are almost 230 pages filled with many more! ONE LUCKY READER WILL WIN THIS RECIPE BOOK and you have until Thursday  at noon to enter! And just so everyone know's the recipes are as good as he is cute. HA.

I will share a BANANA NUT MUFFIN recipe with you all from the book. You will need:

1 3/4 cup gluten free flour
2/3 cup maple syrup or honey
1 tsp. baking powder and baking soda
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 egg
1/2 c. grapeseed oil
1/2 c. coconut milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. mashed ripe bananas
3/4 c. dark chocolate chips
1/2 c. pecans or walnuts

Combine all dry ingredients
Combine all wet ingredients
Stir wet ingredients into dry until moistened.
Fold in bananas, chocolate chips, and nuts
Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups
Bake at 350 degrees for 22-25 minutes

To enter this giveaway, you can eo each of the following (each one is a separate entry):
1. Leave a comment about your favorite kind of muffin
2. Add sweetsandskinnyjeans to your blogroll (and comment that you did)
3. Link back to this giveaway (and comment that you did)

Remember, you have until THURSDAY AFTERNOON to enter! Good luckk! =)


  1. This looks so great!! I want that book in my hands. Yes.

    My favorite type of muffin = any muffin. Banana chocolate chip are especially good though. :)

  2. WOW... My fav muffin is bran blueberry white chocolate chip!

  3. Your on my blogroll

  4. My favorite muffins are Lemon Poppyseed Millet Muffins. THey are sooo good, but truth be told I've never met a muffin I didn't like (to look at. haha)!

  5. Cook giveaway! I love muffins of all kinds, but regular blueberry is always a fave, and I love apple cinnamon, too! Yum! I'm kinda a carb-aholic! It's a problem I have ; )

  6. My favorite kind of muffin is either blueberry or banana nut. And I want the ones with the HUGE exploding muffin tops :)

  7. I am always looking to expand my cookbook collection!! :-) My favorite muffin is definitely a lemon poppyseed. Have a great week!

  8. This cookbook and that recipe look amazing! Sweeeeet! Thanks for the giveaway!

    My favorite muffin would have to be cranberry nut!

  9. You've been on my 'roll forever!

  10. Pumpkin muffins are my favorite :)

  11. And you're already on my blogroll!

  12. OOh, I would so love to win this cookbook!

    My favorite muffin is good ole' blueberry! But banana nut is looking mighty delicious as well!

  13. mmmm banana nut is my fav!! And you are already on my blogroll!!

  14. hey darling! i love pumpkin muffins and peanut butter chip muffins!!!
    i have already added you on my blogroll!

    love you

  15. Oh yum, he IS cute ;) Oh and those muffins don't look bad either, hahhh :)

  16. My fave kinda muffin is probably my mommy's apple cinna muffins. So yummy and fresh!

  17. I love poppyseed muffins!