Whew. Friday. Thank goodness. Right?
Looking forward to a weekend with a short to-do list and time to recover from the week!
Here are my favs from this week:
**My immersion blender.
Bonus points because it’s pink and my sister, Jenny, gave it to me (thanks Jen!). The butternut squash soup recipe called for me to put it from the crockpot into the blender. Ummm heck no, I just put my immersion blender right in the crockpot and woosh = soup. <love>
Dinnertime in our house. Luke “helping”, pants optional.
**Making protein balls. And trying a new to me protein powder from Protein Milk Shake Bar (<– how cute is that name?).
I love mixing up protein balls for a quick snack before my workouts. Usually, I use AdvoCare’s post-workout recovery (in chocolate!), but they were nice enough to send me a sample to check out and try their chocolate mousse flavor.
I just mix drippy almond butter, protein powder and unsweetened shredded coconut together.
You want them to seem a little dry, the more you mix, the softer they will become until you are able to shape them into balls.
I often use my hands to combine all the ingredients and that tends to be easier and faster. Add in a little more almond butter if you need more “liquid” and more protein powder if you need more dry ingredients.
I’ll admit that I am partial to the AdvoCare post workout recovery – their chocolate flavor is super delicious, but I liked the Protein Milk Shake Bars chocolate mousse flavor too, it was a bit more protein powder-y. . .but I really want to try their cupcake batter, that would be right up my alley!
**This package from Fabletics.
Don’t worry, I’ll share pics and my thoughts as soon as I have a chance to check them out!!
And don’t forget to enter my Rese Activewear giveaway for a pair of awesome capris!!
What are you up to this weekend? What made you smile this week??