Woah! It’s been AGES since I’ve done a Friday Faves. Like over 10 months. Which pretty much coincides with when I got pregnant, was tired beyond words, and decided to take it easy on the blog front. So Friday Faves went out the window.
BUT. It’s back! I mean, it’s not like I’m less tired than I was when I was pregnant or feel less busy (raising a baby is a 24 hour job!), but I feel ready to dive head first back into the blog. Which means Friday Faves is back in town.
I’m headed to Iowa this weekend to host a bridal shower for my step-sister and am super excited! What are you up to this weekend and more importantly, what are you eating?!
Here are my favorites from this week!
Favorite Cool Down Treat: Churro Ice Cream Bars. I would do bad things for one of these cinnamon sugar goodies. Not only is there Churros Con Leche ice cream, but they’re topped with MINI CHURROS. Seriously.
Favorite Way to Eat My Veggies: Zucchini Lasagna Rolls from The Recipe Runner. I made this last week except instead of rolls, I just laid out the zucchini slices like lasagna noodles because that is WAY easier to do when holding a baby. It was pure low-carb cheesy goodness and was a huge hit!
Favorite Excuse to Have a Party and Eat All the Dips: Preserved Lemon and Mint Whipped Feta Dip from Nutmeg Nanny. I love every. single. thing. about this dip.
Favorite Afternoon Snack: No Bake Peanut Butter Chia Granola Bars from Well Plated. I’m trying to cut back on sugar (because those last 5 pregnancy pounds are not budging) and these bars look like just what I need to quiet my raging sweet tooth between lunch and dinner!
Favorite Way to Satisfy My Sweet Tooth: Blueberry Peach Oatmeal Crisp from Making Thyme for Health. With no refined sugars, this crisp is another healthy sweet fix for the win!
Favorite Reason to Eat Tacos at 8:00 a.m.: Banana Pancake Tacos from Food Faith Fitness. I mean, how fun are these?! Bonus: they’re high in protein and gluten free.
Favorite Outfit: Okay don’t kill me but this outfit makes my heart pitter patter for fall. I’m SO not ready for summer to be over but I absolutely love the season that is all about scarves, boots, vests, and plaid!
Favorite 5:00 Sipper: Fresh Blueberry Ginger Margaritas from Veggie and the Beast. I think one of these and the patio would be a mighty fine way to start the weekend.
Favorite Keep It Simple Dessert: French Vanilla Ice Cream from Warm Vanilla Sugar. Sometimes the best things are the simplest!
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