Happy Friday, Friends!
How was your week? Mine was spent hanging out by the pool and soakin up the sun… oh a little working here and there. Someone remind me of this post mid-winter, please.
Wherever you are and whatever you do have a wonderful weekend and in the meantime please enjoy my favorite finds from around the web and beyond in this week’s Friday Favorites!
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Favorite dinner: Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Asparagus. I’m planning dinners for this week and this Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Asparagus looks amazing and quick! Perfect for a weeknight dinner!
Favorite flavors: Parmesan Herb Potato Salad. Red potatoes, shaved Parmesan cheese, fresh dill weed and a touch of lemon zest. What an awesome side dish for any barbeque!
Favorite mouthful: Easy Summer Dessert Tacos. What a mouthful of deliciousness – a super fun, laid-back dessert.
Favorite bite: Greek Yogurt Lemon Muffins. These put my typical rice-cake-with-peanut-butter-and-banana weekday breakfast to shame. Light, fluffy, pillowy soft, lemony heaven!! I have to try these!
Favorite tip: Best houseplants for indoor air quality. As part of NASA’s landmark Clean Air Study, researchers discovered that some plants do something extraordinary: They eliminate toxins from the air. So handy!
Favorite frozen: Ice Cream Sandwich Cake! Oh yes. It’s not rocket science, and it’s not actually baking either. But this is one of the best looking ice cream cakes I have ever seen… so easy, too!
Favorite fun: Sidewalk twister- a simple way to keep kids moving, laughing, and having fun!
Favorite new use: Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese. Loving this new use for my waffle iron! Easiest way to make a grilled cheese sandwich in under 5 minutes.
Favorite fashion: What a seriously fun little summer outfit. Love the tucked in jean shirt and mint/teal shorts! In fact, I think I’m going to use this outfit as an inspiration for cookout we have to go to this weekend!
Favorite slurp: Low-Fat Copycat Wendy’s Frosty. 4 ingredients a blender is all you need for this spot-on, lighter version of the real thing! I’m going to try a vanilla version. 🙂
Favorite secret ingredient: Easy Cinnamon Rolls made with mashed potatoes in the dough – these are seriously the best cinnamon rolls ever! I’ve actually had bread with instant potato flakes in them and it’s awesome… so I bet these cinnamon rolls are just as amazing!
Favorite healthy: Spinach White Bean Avocado Quinoa “BLT” Wraps. I don’t think there is anything that when you add quinoa that it gets instantly better… I love a good BLT (especially when it’s on this bun), but sometimes I feel like they can get a little bland…. add quinoa, BAM, instantly amazing! I want to try this with real bacon.
Favorite summer treat: Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake – Layers of shortcake, strawberries, no bake vanilla cheesecake and whipped cream. Yum!
Favorite photo: Get bridesmaids to pose as they think groomsmen do and vise versa. This is probably one of the best wedding photo ideas ever.
Favorite furball: For all those dog lovers out there, here is a happy puppy yoga pose!
Favorite find: For the laundry room. Enough said.