Skinny Confidential book (giveaway)

Hi friends! How’s the day going so far? So glad you liked the banana pancake recipe. It’s SO easy and so so good. We had them again today! PS I figured out to secret to get a toddler to eat anything: make it for yourself. Whatever I’m eating (salad, smoothie, veggies with hummus), she immediately wants. Sometimes it’s my way to sneaking in some veggies… I make a plate for “myself” and before you know it, it’s gone.

Today, I received an awesome package from Lauryn of Skinny Confidential. If you haven’t checked out her blog, I highly recommend it for beautiful fashion photos and lifestyle posts. She also lives here in San Diego and I creepily wish we’d run into each other somewhere. 🙂

Goodie pack

Her book recently launched, and is packed with gorgeous photos, recipes, workouts and advice. The recipes range from kombucha spritzers, to meals and snacks, to juices, to “the raddest fake pasta on the planet.” There are also some helpful beauty, fashion and fitness tips.

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Some workout moves from the book:


”Sexy Stemmers (AKA good, old-fashioned lunges): Lunges, lunges, lunges! Tone the legs fast and efficiently by standing with your feet hip-width apart and parallel. Place your hands on your waist. Step forward with one leg and lower your body by bending both knees. Take both legs to ninety degrees. Hold for a second and switch. All the pressure should be in your heels. Do three sets of twenty at least twice a week.

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Cracked-Out Squats: Feet are hip-width apart and parallel. Bend the knees, making sure to keep them in line with the butt. Hands are on the hips. After you’ve done twenty squats, hold the last one down and pulse gently (down and up) for thirty seconds for three sets.

Balls to the Walls: Grab a huge exercise ball. Press your lower back into the ball while contracting your abs. Feet are hip-width apart and parallel, hands are behind your ears. Press your spine into the ball and do a sit up. Do three sets of fifteen.

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I always love to see women, and fellow bloggers, achieving their dreams, so I’m really excited to spread the word about her book! If you’d like a copy, simply leave a comment below and I’ll pick a lucky winner to receive a copy. I’ll also bake some vegan chocolate chip cookies to send to the lucky lady or dude, too. 🙂

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The winner will be announced in Friday Faves!



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  1. Samantha on February 26, 2015 at 7:45 pm

    So beautiful! The colors and aesthetic is seriously gorgeous! I would be honored to receive the book AND homemade cookies ahhhh!

  2. Amy on February 26, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    Of course I would love to win this book-and especially the cookies!

  3. Katie G on February 26, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    The book looks great and those cookies look delicious! Would love to win!

  4. Kelly on February 26, 2015 at 8:29 pm

    I’ve been wanting this book! 🙂

  5. Daniela S. on February 26, 2015 at 8:38 pm

    I always look for books that will help me stay motivated with my workouts. It would be great to try this one.

  6. Lauren K on February 26, 2015 at 8:44 pm

    I would love her book! I have been reading her blog for a while in addition to yours and I am so inspired by both of you!

  7. Lacey on February 26, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    I would love to have a copy!

  8. Kimberly F on February 26, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    Cool giveaway! Lauren has a great blog!

  9. Yoojin on February 26, 2015 at 9:23 pm

    I love Lauryn from TSC ( and your blog, as well!)!! Thanks for sharing this awesome giveaway 🙂

  10. Ilene on February 26, 2015 at 9:52 pm

    Her package is so adorable!

  11. Ashley on February 27, 2015 at 10:20 am

    Would love to win a copy of her book!

  12. Megan on February 27, 2015 at 10:52 am

    Love to read this book!

  13. Cindy on February 27, 2015 at 11:10 am

    I would love to win this book! Just starting to embrace clean eating and trying to amp up my fitness routine with some different ways to move and strengthen my body inside and out. Would love to have this awesome resource!

  14. bk on February 27, 2015 at 3:35 pm


  15. Lisa on February 27, 2015 at 3:55 pm

    I am in a total rut and would love something like this to help motivate me to GET IT TOGETHER!

  16. Kari on February 28, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    Her book sounds like the motivation I need!

  17. Jenna O on March 1, 2015 at 2:12 am

    What a lovely giveaway!

  18. katie on March 1, 2015 at 5:44 am

    I love her blog too and would love to have her book!!! 🙂

  19. Erin Z on March 2, 2015 at 10:54 am

    Sounds like a great resource to have!

  20. Mariaelena on March 2, 2015 at 9:54 pm

    Would love to win! Fingers crossed! 🙂

  21. Jeanne on March 3, 2015 at 5:45 am

    Seriously, book and cookies; two perfect things in life 🙂

  22. Mandi on March 4, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    What a lovely package! It looks like Spring in a box.

  23. kristin on March 5, 2015 at 7:55 am

    awesome giveaway!!! 🙂

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