Welcome to the weekend, my pals! I’ve had a enjoyable week within the sunshine whereas visiting pals in Utah. Shawn, Natalie, and I did a simple hike on Aspiration Trail one morning and snapped this picture on the prime.
There are tons of of rocks lining the trail all the best way up the hill and it was a good way to spend a while outdoor. If you happen to’re visiting the St. George space, this stroll/hike must be in your to-do checklist.
ON THE BLOG this week: Is there something higher than coming house to the odor of a meal that’s simmering within the crock-pot? Making corned beef and cabbage in the slow cooker is really easy it virtually makes itself.
Fortunate sufficient to have corned beef leftover? Crispy scorching potatoes and cabbage are mixed with bites of tender, salty, corned beef to create the corned beef and cabbage hash of your dreams.
My husband’s favorite soup takes all the Reuben flavors you like and combines them in a steaming scorching bowl of soup, good for these chilly nights. Don’t skip the rye bread for serving with the soup, it provides the proper last contact.
For one thing a little bit completely different subsequent time you’re making corned beef, baked corned beef with honey mustard glaze seems moist and juicy with a sticky candy glaze on prime that nobody can resist.
Tender, salty, corned beef, bite-size chunks of potatoes, and shredded inexperienced cabbage are mixed in a savory broth to make this hearty corned beef soup. This meal by no means fails to make everybody in my household blissful.
Hen and greens simmer in a creamy filling beneath a flaky biscuit topping to make these particular person rooster pot pies. Want a casserole? Simply bake it that means as an alternative. Whichever means you select to make it, this dinner disappears fast.
Uninterested in making banana bread when these bananas on the counter have handed their prime? Banana pancakes with chocolate chips are a fast, simple breakfast that I’d fortunately eat for dessert as nicely.
Air fryer Brussels sprouts are the popcorn of the vegetable world. There is no such thing as a means you’ll be able to eat only one – they’re such a terrific snack or aspect. I really feel like brussels sprouts are lastly getting the eye they’ve lengthy deserved. Eat straight out of the air fryer or drizzled with a balsamic glaze, I might fortunately snack on these daily.
What I’m CRAVING: These banana split freezer bites appear like a variety of enjoyable and so they is also a great way to maintain some wholesome snackable treats available. I’m going to make just a few this weekend with the bananas we now have on the counter. I can’t wait to attempt them!
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are these freezer storage containers. I ordered extra this week and might hardly wait to fill them for ice cream season. (Technically, every day in our world is ice cream season, however we certain do churn extra all through the hotter months.)
I initially bought them a few years in the past, particularly for storing homemade ice cream. I’ve come to like them for all the pieces although. From storing leftovers, prepping salads, taking meals to pals, and freezing soups and sauces, just about all the pieces works in these sturdy containers.
What I’m WATCHING: Elvis. Although there are just a few of his songs that I really like, I’ve by no means been a extremely large Elvis fan. Nevertheless, the previews for this film caught my consideration and I wound up actually having fun with it. Austin Butler gave a completely unbelievable efficiency and Tom Hanks did as nicely. This film deserves each award it has received and extra.
What I’m READING: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport. Oh, my pals, that is such a very good learn. Even if you happen to aren’t essentially fascinated with lowering your use of know-how, there’s a variety of strong data right here that will make you rethink the best way you employ your gadgets. If you happen to’re something like me and have given some thought to the period of time we spend looking at our telephones, this e-book is prone to encourage you.
“I’m the Lord; I’ve referred to as you in righteousness; I’ll take you by the hand and preserve you.” Isaiah 42:6a
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!