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Things I’m Loving Friday #16

  Things I’m Loving Friday

Hi friends! Happy Friday – it has been a short week over here but it definitely didn’t feel like it. Why are the weeks after the holiday always the longest? I took some time off of the blog around Christmas and the New Year to totally soak up time with family and friends, and while I missed everyone, it was so nice to get that break!

Friday favorite posts have been few and far between lately but one of my goals for 2018 is to start them back up. So many people tell me that this is their favorite type of post of mine, so I’m excited to share with you my favorite products, TV shows, foods, music, really ANYTHING that I have been loving that week.

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  • Studio Wrap from Athleta

GIRLS – you need this Studio Wrap from Athleta. It is my favorite piece of clothing that I currently own and I’m pretty sure I wear it almost every day, especially because I’m a huge fan of layering. The wrap is perfect because its heavy enough to keep you warm, but was light enough to use as the perfect transition piece from fall to winter.

There are also three magnets, one on the upper left chest and and then on the end of each flap, so you can style it in all different ways. I wear it seriously everywhere – to the gym to workout, to work (looks great with leggings), when I’m walking around the city.

I first discovered it from my friend Sylvia, who was raving about it, and I knew I had to have it! I love it so much that I actually just got one for my mom for her birthday! It is a staple piece and worth the investment, which actually isn’t too pricey.

 

  • Athleta Prana Wrap

This kale, cashew & basil pesto was popping up all around Instagram and I knew I had to have it so I made my way over to Trader Joe’s to grab some for myself and I’m in love with it. It is completely dairy-free, unlike most other pesto so anyone with dairy problems should not have an issue with this. I’ve put it on everything from vegetables, to pasta, to even topping my sweet potato with it. You’ll love it, too!

  • My Awesome, Kindhearted Boyfriend

It was time to give T a huge shout-out on here. Tom is hands down the most gentle, loving, FUN, inspirational, boy I have ever met and I’m so lucky that I get to call him my boyfriend. Last week when I was super busy with work and other things, Tom went and took my car to the shop, got them to fix my mirrors (which got side-swiped on my street) and then back home. He also is constantly lending me a hand with all of the things I’m feeling overwhelmed with, he helps me do my laundry (Yes, really), and would bend over backwards to make anyone happy. Everyone who knows the kid, knows he has a huge heart. And since our two year anniversary is this month I thought I would recognize just how amazing the kid is.

  • Peanut Butter Sea Salt Cookies

No words, except: you gotta make these cookies!

Peanut Butter Sea Salt Grain Free Cookies
 
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Recipe type: dessert
Ingredients
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt (If peanut butter is unsalted ONLY)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • For topping:
  • ½ cup Chocolate chips + 1 tsp coconut oil
  • Sea salt for sprinkling
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flours, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In large bowl, whisk egg.
  4. Stir in peanut butter, honey, and vanilla.
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet, and stir till combined.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 45 minutes
  7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, roll cookies in tablespoon size balls.
  8. Flatten with work.
  9. Bake for 11-13 minutes (mine took 13)
  10. Let cool completely.
  11. Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil in microwave, stirring occasionally.
  12. Dip or spoon chocolate onto cookies.
  13. Sprinkle with sea salt.

 

 

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What is something that you are loving this week? Any product, food, exercise, song, TV show, anything?

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4 Comments

  • Reply Heather

    What colors do you feel are most versatile in the studio wrap (besides black)? There are several “greys” available. My store has none in stock. Thanks!

    January 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm
    • Reply Erin

      Hi Heather!
      I got my mom the Pebble Grey and it is seriously beautiful. Almost like a light grayish/tan, but its solid so not stripey like heather gray. The color is perfect and will go with everything! My friend has the charcoal and its really nice as well.

      January 5, 2018 at 1:26 pm
      • Reply Lori Morrissey

        Her Mom, me, lives my new Studio Wrap! Thanks Erin!

        January 5, 2018 at 11:45 pm
  • Reply Lori Morrissey

    Correction, I love it…and will live in it. 😊

    January 5, 2018 at 11:48 pm
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