Five Things Friday

  1. TGI [FREAKIN] F! Need I say more on this?
  2. We’re headed to dinner and drinks [or drinks and dinner?] with some friends tonight. Check out this cocktail list! I think I’m seeing a Musket Ball in my very near future. It’s been a while since we’ve been to Heavy Seas Alehouse and while their margarita is quite tasty, I’ve become a bit more adventurous with cocktails recently.. I blame Caitlin.

    Sticky Wicket Wit Wisdom Tavern Four Seasons Baltimore Maryland MD

    Remember the Sticky Wicket? Yum!

  3. I really want to make this Healthy Jalapeno Sweet Potato Chicken Chili and this might just be the weekend for it! I wonder if it would work with ground turkey instead of poached, shredded chicken breast..
    Healthy Jalapeno Sweet Potato Chicken Chili Pinch of Yum

    Healthy Jalapeno Sweet Potato Chicken Chili

    It looks like the perfect kind of dish to throw into the freezer too. I love having leftovers like that!

  4. I’m making a list of things that I need to order from other bloggers. Currently on the list are Healthy Bites and a couple nut butter samples. I’ve heard rave reviews on both tasty treats and I need to get my hands on them soon!
  5. Speaking of ordering, I just replaced a few pairs of shoes and two pairs came in today!

It’s such a beautiful day, I can’t believe fall officially starts on Sunday! Get outside and enjoy the end of summer!

Food for Thought

Which drink would you choose from the cocktail list?

Am I missing any super important treats that I should be ordering? I need to know!

Strawberry Yogurt Bites

One thing I love about summer is always having fruit in the house. One thing I don’t love is letting that fruit go bad, so I’m always looking for fun ways to mix it up! And the easier the idea, the better.

Yogurt dipped strawberries are delicious, but they always get so messy! So why not stuff the strawberries and jazz it up a bit while I’m at it?

Strawberry Yogurt Bites

Serves 2 (or just 1.. I won’t tell!)

Barr & Table Strawberry Yogurt Bites Chobani Dannon Oikos Vanilla Greek Yogurt Banana Almonds Cinnamon

Ingredients
8 – 12 strawberries, depending on size
1/4 cup vanilla greek yogurt
1/2 banana
1 – 2 tbsp sliced almonds
Cinnamon
Ice cube tray or another serving piece that will allow the strawberries to sit straight up

Directions
In a bowl, mash the 1/2 banana until pureed. Add the 1/4 cup vanilla greek yogurt and mix until well combined.

Using a paring knife, cut a little bowl into the top of each strawberry. Fill each strawberry with some of the banana / yogurt mixture and set into your serving piece to sit up straight. (I used an ice cube tray!) Once all of the strawberries are filled, sprinkle the tops with the sliced almonds and a little cinnamon.

Devour!

..I mean, enjoy!

Barr & Table Strawberry Yogurt Bites Chobani Dannon Oikos Vanilla Greek Yogurt Banana Almonds Cinnamon

This snack is perfect for the morning or afternoon. It’s a little sweet and also has some protein from the yogurt and almonds. Next time I might toss some dark chocolate chips into the mix. Because who can say no to a little chocolate?!

Speak Up!

What’s your favorite summertime snack?