Pina Colada Monkey Bread

Ooey gooey monkey bread with coconut milk, pineapple, macadamia nuts, and rum!

by Amy Flanigan on February 27, 2015 · 4 comments

22 pounds, you guys. Paul has lost 22 pounds in six weeks from running every day and watching what he eats. No crazy diet fads or pills. Just routine, hard work, and portion control.

(Alternatively, I think I’ve gained 2 pounds from eating white chocolate chips every day. But this isn’t about me. *cough*)

Me: When you achieve a goal, you’re supposed to reward yourself, right?
Paul: I need a new wrist band for my watch.
Me: um, really? That’s sad. Think bigger.
Paul: how about a Tag Heuer watch, instead of the wrist band?
Me: uuuum. Think smaller!
Paul: something gooey. With butter.
Me: done!  [click to read more…]

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