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Friday Faves #25

Three posts in one week! Can you believe it? Wanted to share a few favorites with you today before I head back to Denver!

Friday Faves #25

HGG Reset Spicy Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup. Seriously this soup is soooo good. I made a big batch and I’ve been eating it over time. It’s a hearty soup that will fill you up! For a couple meals, I bought baked potatoes and served the soup over them. It was really good! I spoke in detail about the HGG reset last Friday Faves┬ábut let me know if you want more information. Use my link to purchase. Once busy season is over, I want to make more the recipes, the snacks look AMAZING.



True Food Kitchen Winter Menu– as you guys might know, I am obsessed with True Food Kitchen. I went there with a friend on Sunday night. She wanted to balance out her meals from the weekend and I was dying to try their new stuff. I got the Cashew Pad Thai, and it was sooooo good, I was too busy eating every last bite to take a picture, but it was delicious.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman. My book club actually read this book a year ago, but they always raved about how good it was, so I decided to check it out. This book is SOOO GOOD. I really like the character, Ove, who is a grumpy and very structured man. The story goes through his current and past life and his interactions with his neighbor. Ove is a bit of a Scrooge, but you start to uncover a lot about his life. My book club actually read, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry for Jan 2018, and I didn’t enjoy it. I didn’t like the characters from that book, they were hard to related to.


Workout notes

When I started all my health issues in August, I put my OrangeTheory Fitness membership on hold. I was pretty disappointed about this, and after 3 months of holds, I cancelled my membership. While I was gone, the studio changed a bit, and one of my favorite instructors started teaching less classes at our studio. Once I got the A-OK to start workout again, I was really excited to get back to OrangeTheory. I missed the high intensity workouts and pushing myself for 60 minutes.

I took a single class on Sunday, and I purchased a 10-pack this week! I’m really excited about it, I struggled if I should get a 10-pack or a basic membership (4 classes a month). But with work travel, a Fierce 45 studio 10-pack, and my struggles with waking up in the morning, I decided a 10-pack was right for now. This may change depending on training in the next few months, but I’m really happy with my decision!


Do you have any faves from recently? What gym do you go to?

Thanks to Amanda for letting me link up today!


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