Pinterest Gone Wrong . . . or Right?


Have you ever tried to recreate some amazing DIY (do it yourself) project you found on Pinterest? Did you fail miserably? Or maybe you are one of the few who actually replicated that perfectly complicated gluten free, lactose free brownies that you just had to make . . . Kudos!

Just as many of you do, I find myself scrolling through Pinterest whenever I want a new idea or inspiration for creating something whether it be food or decorations. For instance, I wanted to make sugar skull cookies for an event I was hosting, so I scoured Pinterest in search of sugar skull cookie inspiration and found this:


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Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels


“Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” Really? Well that is a lie.

So yesterday, I’m sitting in my apartment re-watching One Tree Hill on Netflix, “doing homework,” and eating my second chocolate chip cookie when I suddenly wanted a smoothie…

All right, so I’m making this smoothie. I have my low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt and milk, but what kind of smoothie do I want? I immediately grab more cookies and chocolate syrup. Do I really want this? Yes, yes I do want to have a chocolate chip cookie smoothie, duh.

I’m not going to lie to you, I really wanted that chocolate chip cookie smoothie, but I kept thinking of how horrible I’d feel after eating all of those cookies AND spending my whole day on the couch. When situations like these happen, I always think of that quotation, “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” which is not true. Nothing tastes as good as HEALTHY feels.¬†Even healthy can taste good, too!

I remembered that I have a bag of frozen strawberries, pineapples, peaches, mangos, and oranges and some orange mango juice. So I put those along with my low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt and some milk into my blender and ended up with this!