5 Friday Favs: Thanksgiving Hostess Gift Guide

Still scrambling for that perfect gift to give your Thanksgiving host or hostess? I’ve got you covered! Check out my 5 Friday favs, Thanksgiving hostess gift guide edition!

Thanksgiving Hostess Gift guide

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Skinny Pumpkin Fluff Parfaits

 I’ve been following the Fit Girl’s Guide 28 day jumpstart program, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been indulging in some really fab desserts (remember my double chocolate protein cheesecake?). With Thanksgiving only days away, I thought I’d share with you an amazing alternative to pumpkin pie that I just can’t get enough of.

skinny pumpkin fluff parfait

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Breakfast On The Go: Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins

You guys know how much I love this time of year, right? The cooler weather seems like it’s here to stay. The trees are almost bare, I’ve started drinking hot coffee again. There’s even been snow (but not in Philly, le sigh). 

Most mornings I crave oats. A warm, ooey gooey, comforting bowl of oats. And while in the summer I tend to stick to my fridge oats, this time of year I need the warmth in the belly.

The problem? Hot porridge kind of takes a while. 

banana chocolate chip oat muffins

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Five Friday Favs

Happy Friday! We’re inching our way closer and closer to one of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving, and diving full force into the holiday season. I love this time of year, so I can’t wait for snow and cider, gift shopping and gift getting. I’m starting to thinking about what I want this year, and even more important–what I’m going to give this year (full blog post on that subject to come). 

While your mulling over your gifting options, here are my 5 friday favs!

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Guaranteed Crispy Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries (With Sriracha Ketchup)

Guaranteed Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha Ketchup

I have two cravings that are pretty much constant: chocolate (hellooo #girlprobz) and french fries.

I dream about fries. I’ve spent far too much time debating the best fast food french fry. Some uneducated fry-thusiasts will say McDonalds, but we professionals…we know the original Burger King fries were hands down the best (ya know, the BK fries of long ago, before they started using “sea salt” and advertising them as healthier than McDonalds…FOR SHAME, BK).*

*Just a side note, if we’re talking curly fries Arby’s wins without question.

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