Welcome to the weekend, my associates! It’s been a whirlwind of per week in Switzerland, exploring the realm round Lausanne, having fun with the ballet, and consuming copious quantities of cheese, chocolate, and pastries.
I’ll be sharing extra in a full put up on the weblog after I’m dwelling once more, however within the meantime, let me simply say that the Alps are attractive, the structure is fascinating, and the climate has been beautiful.
ON THE BLOGS THIS WEEK: This dairy-free Pineapple Banana Smoothie is gentle and refreshing, good with breakfast or as a snack any time all through the day.
Fluffy pancakes are infused with the juicy flavors of ripe pineapple, candy coconut, and a sprinkle of crunchy macadamia nuts, kicking these Hawaiian Pancakes into excessive gear.
Tender, savory beef simmers with a medley of herbs and earthy veggies below a golden, flaky pie crust on this easy Beef Pot Pie.
A handful of straightforward seasonings remodel frozen inexperienced beans into a beautiful facet dish with these Italian Green Beans.
The wealthy and hearty flavors of cabbage and root greens mix with savory beef in a simmering pot of Cabbage Beef Stew. That is the form of consolation meals that warms you proper all the way down to your toes.
Bursting with the sweetness of contemporary apples and spiced up with a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg, these quaint Apple Cinnamon Cookies take you proper again to grandma’s kitchen.
This creamy, wealthy Blueberry Ice Cream is stuffed with chunks of darkish chocolate that can soften in your mouth. This ice cream has been my weak spot for a number of years now. Make this as quickly as attainable – you’ll not remorse it.
What I’m CRAVING: Salads! Nearly each time I journey, I begin craving fresh vegetables and salads like mad by the point I’m prepared to go dwelling. This Spinach Orzo Salad with Cranberries and Goat Cheese must occur asap, as does this Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with an Apple Cider Vinaigrette.
My FAVORITE THING this week is my pocket size pill organizer. I’ve been utilizing this tiny tablet case for a number of years now. This is perhaps essentially the most helpful and useful journey merchandise I personal. With 10 completely different sections in a palm-sized case, I’m capable of journey with each attainable med I would want at any given time. Admittedly, I hardly ever want all of them, however when a journey chilly or upset abdomen hits? There’s no have to discover a pharmacy on the final minute.
What I’m READING: One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid. This was a fast learn, an ideal option to spend a lazy morning. Whereas I discovered the story to be unbelievable (surviving alone on a tiny island for years?), and lacked the depth I anticipated from the storyline, it nonetheless drew me in and I learn the e book cowl to cowl in a sitting. It was a refreshing break from among the extra intense books I’m concurrently studying.
“Have this thoughts amongst yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, although he was within the type of God, didn’t depend equality with God a factor to be grasped, however made himself nothing, taking the type of a servant, being born within the likeness of males.” Philippians 2:5-7 NIV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!