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Friday 5

Happy Friday!  I’m totally on the bandwagon with this Friday favorites concept.

1) Incredible sale at Kohl’s (right, Janetha?)!  I’ve been wanting black shoes for working out (spin class, etc) – they’re not super high quality and not good for running (if I ever get past 1 mile without pain), but I’ve been looking at them since they were more than $60.  I got them on sale for $24.99 plus 45% off total – making them around $14 total!  I should be a personal shopper.  Send me your money and I’ll find you great deals, too. 😉

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2) Socca twist on this delicious quesadilla.  I made a rosemary socca base, with mushrooms, truffle oil, caramelized onions, gorgonzola, and veggie bacon.  I love thin crust pizzas and socca is a quick and easy variation on a pizza!

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3) Pumpkin pie blizzard – perfect protein filled dessert after a hard spin class!

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4) The fact that Trader Joe’s opened near our new house!  It meant brown rice sushi for lunch without having to venture out in to cold downtown Pittsburgh.

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5) The ease of heating up a piece of my baked oatmeal every morning this week.  It took the decision making out of breakfast!  I think I’m ready for another pumpkin loaf.

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This upcoming weekend…

I have to work tomorrow, just a short shift.  Afterward I’m heading to an event in Bakery Square (an outdoor shopping area) hosted by local restaurants and shops.  I won tickets from EatPGH and I’m taking my Mom as my date.  It should be fun!

Sunday, I might be meeting up with a few fellow Pittsburghers… I hope it works out! 🙂

Tell me something that you’re looking forward to this weekend!

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27 responses to “Friday 5

  1. Amanda November 18, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    OH my gosh – I am crazy jealous of your Khol’s find! I can never find those kinds of deals there!
    And I am so excited to check out the new Trader Joe’s! I hear it’s much bigger than the one on Penn Avenue!

  2. sprint2thetable November 18, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    Socca pizzas are the best! You can also make them into tacos. Ah, the power of chickpeas. 🙂

  3. Kelly @ Laughter, Strength, and Food November 18, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    I think I need to get to a Kohl’s right this second!!

  4. Lisa ♥ Healthful Sense November 18, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    Yay for TJ’s… I’m in that store just about every day!!

  5. Amanda @ Fashionably Plate November 18, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    I just posted a Friday 5 type post last night. (Well, I guess it was a Thursday 5) Such a fun concept!

  6. Kris November 18, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    Hello Pumpkin Pie Blizzard!! AMAZING!!!!!

    I’m looking forward to some snacking this weekend, this where I let my hair down and eat some dang chips!!!! LOL!!

    xxoo

  7. Kristen @ swanky dietitian November 18, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    I am loving your socca/quesadilla!!
    I’ve been on the hunt for a cheaper pair of workout shoes! Those are cute! And what a steal!

  8. Jamie @ Food in Real Life November 18, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    What a deal on those shoes! I’ve always heard great things about Kohls deals, but don’t have one near my house to capitalize. Yay for a local Trader Joe’s! If you need any reccomendations for must-have items, I can help you out! I love that place!

  9. janetha November 18, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    I can’t decide if Kohl’s is the devil or the angel…

  10. Sweet and Savvy November 18, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    I LOVE sales! 🙂 That is a great deal on the shoes!

  11. blogitness November 18, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    Awesome deal on the shoes! I feel like I can never find anything good when I go there!

  12. Paige November 18, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    NICE work on scoring that Khol’s. Love me some Khol’s 🙂

  13. Baking Serendipity November 20, 2011 at 4:03 am

    Pumpkin pie blizzard sounds so good! And shoe sales are probably my favorite thing 🙂

  14. healthydivaeatskatie November 20, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    SO nice to meet you finally! You are so sweet and Im glad you could come today!

    I love the sneakers, what a deal! I need to get mike sneakers for xmas ; )

    I hope you enjoy the rest of Sunday and PLEASE lets do a meet up every month! xoxo

  15. Kirstie @ Musings of a Happy Life November 21, 2011 at 4:40 am

    YUM! That quesedilla looks amazing 🙂

    I’m looking forward to seeing Breaking Dawn this weekend. Late to the party I know!

  16. Kelly @ Foodie Fiasco November 21, 2011 at 8:56 am

    Wow, I’ve been poking around and you’ve got some great recipes! Thanks for posting!

  17. char on a mission November 21, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    Those oats are looking mighty tasty and have almost brought on my urge to start eating them again. I don’t know why I haven’t in so long – but toast has totally been winning lately.

  18. Healthy Coconut November 21, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    wow, you definitely know how to get a good deal. what a bargain on those shoes!

    I love Kohl’s because their items are reasonably priced. We got my husband’s linen wedding suit from there on clearance. We were so happy to find a really good bargain….something that is hard to do when planning a wedding.

  19. Julie at Burnt Carrots November 21, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Your quesadillas look fantastic!! I’ve been wanting to try a more savory recipe. And truffle oil on the pizza…. I’m seriously jealous!

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