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Weekend Wrap-Up (Good Eats, Fitness, And a Last Minute Date Night)

Hi there, everyone! I’m sad that another weekend is coming to an end, but happy that I am a little closer to spring break. Yay teacher perks!!

How was your weekend?! Ours was very nice. Here’s my recap!

FRIDAY NIGHT:

After work, I came home and watched some T.V. until my hubs got off of work. For dinner, I made turkey meatloaf and coconut oil fried plantain! It was delicious!!

I cleaned up, then we watched Master Chef Jr. until bed.

SATURDAY:

I slept in and it felt SO good. I made a pot of coffee and my healthy chocolate peanut butter cookies. They are easy and tasty! If you want the recipe, here’s the link to my original post for them: https://caffeinatedcarly.com/2017/05/10/healthy-chocolate-peanut-butter-cookie-cups/

My husband and I hung out a while until I decided to fold the laundry and start some house cleaning. I took a break to head to the gym for a video cycle class. The concept is really cool! There is a big screen next to the instructor that plays music videos and motivating clips.

Afterwards, I had a quick lunch at home before getting back to deep cleaning the house! I love a clean home!!

While I was cleaning, my husband was working on house projects and paint touch ups. We were productive!

I also made healthified banana bread. SO. GOOD.

By the time we were done, I took a shower and got in my sweats. My husband decided (last minute) to take me to dinner and a movie. I threw some makeup on and off we went.

We had dinner at Piada! I had a huge salad bowl. It was really tasty!

After dinner, we saw Black Panther and it did not disappoint!

We got home late and went straight to bed.

SUNDAY:

I felt a little off when I woke up due to daylight savings time. I had coffee and breakfast and relaxed until my husband woke up.

I ran some errands (dollar tree and grocery store). When I got home, I put the groceries away and started looking at some schooling options.

Early evening, I took a yoga class at my gym! I’m so glad I went because it felt amazing!

When I got home, my husband grilled us burgers (mine was a spinach burger) to go along with air fried sweet potato fries! YUM!!

After we ate, I cleaned up the mess we made. Now we are relaxing on the couch!

I hope you all have a wonderful week!

With love,

Carly

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Air Fryer Favorites

Hey, everyone! Happy hump day! I hope the week is treating you well so far. Our weather has been a mess so I’ve been off of work all week. Tomorrow will feel weird going back!

Anyway….

For Christmas, my husband and I received an air fryer from his parents and we LOVE it. I wanted to share some favorite (and no so favorite) things we have made.

Our first experience was awesome. Following the recipe book that came with the fryer, we made cod. It was coated in flour, egg, panco crumbs and some seasonings. This dinner was a hit!!

Another favorite for me is frozen sweet potato fries (or tots). They cook so well in the air fryer.

Chicken legs in the air fryer are AMAZING. We brush sauce on them and throw them in the fryer. They cook fast and come out so tender. Like mouth watering…

One night, we tried air fried pickles and mushrooms. They were kind of “meh.” Definitely no where near as good as the deep fried appetizers we love haha! We ate them anyway.

I have also made plantain and chopped sweet potatoes. I just toss them in a little coconut oil and seasonings. Both came out tasty!!

Do you have an air fryer? If so, do you love it as much as I do?! If you have a favorite recipe please share!!! I need more ideas!

Have a great rest of your day!!

With love,

Carly