Friday Finds.

Happy Friday, y’all!

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I’m enjoying my last day on the east coast with my family before heading out to a wedding this weekend in Minnesota, but wanted to make sure I got a Friday Finds post up since it’s been a couple of weeks! Here’s what’s been catching my eye:

How to Save Money While Traveling – Literally on board with all. of. these.

8 Little Habits for Saving Big at the Grocery Store – These are so freakin’ helpful, especially #6!!

Trader Joe’s Meal Hacks for Busy Nights – That loaded butternut squash soup is calling my name for fall!

Reese Witherspoon’s Glamour Cover Interview (on Women + Ambition) – I don’t care who you are, you NEED to read this. It is everything.

No-Bake Greek Yogurt Espresso Vanilla Cheesecake – Oh it is ON.

How to Plan Your Week Like a Go-Getter – Because as much as I’d like to think of myself as one, some weeks I just can’t get my sh*t together…anyone else?

To all my friends in FL – stay safe in Hurricane Irma’s path! Sending love & good vibes your way.

xo Jordan

Friday Finds.

Hi Beautiful People!

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I’m so sorry I haven’t posted a recipe in awhile, I have been traveling on the weekends and short on time, so the meals I’m prepping for the week have been pretty bland! Think basic quinoa with a bunch of raw veggies topped with 2 huge spoonfuls of hummus (yep, that’s been my lunch every. single. day). I promise I’ll be back next week with a new recipe (the carrot cookies most likely, since everyone has been requesting those!), but in the meantime I’m back with my usual Friday Finds from Chicago! I’m here for my very first music festival and am slightly nervous but also very, very excited. Let me know if you’ll be there, too!

What Our Nutritionist Eats in a Week – Totally stealing some of these ideas like the chocolate almond butter overnight oats and jicama sticks for a snack!

Italian Sausage and Veggie Bowls – I usually meal-prep my standard quinoa and veggies, but it gets old! Definitely hoping to try these next week.

Vegan Blueberry Shake – I’m clearly not vegan but hot damn this sounds good!!!

10 Grocery Store Shortcuts that are Cheaper than Doing it Yourself – An incredibly important list to have on hand! Thank goodness for Trader Joe’s, #amiright?

Extreme Money-Saving Tips of Extremely Frugal People (that You Can Use!) – Guys I totally wash my ziploc bags so I can re-use them…it’s great.

Double Chocolate Zucchini Cookies with Sea Salt – Pretty sure I share a recipe from this blog every single week because she is a cooking and baking GENIUS.

Enjoy your weekend 🙂

xo Jordan

 

Friday Finds.

Hi beautiful people! I’m comin’ at ya from the desk in my hotel room in Napa today, so no complaints over here 🙂

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I’ll keep it short and sweet today, here’s what I’ve been reading this week!

14 Hacks that Will Save You a Ton of Money – I’m already doing 7 & 10 and can vouch for both!! But yes. Please oh please stop buying coffee everyday and just make it at home! You won’t believe how much you save!

Rice Cake Tartines – These look so cute & delicious!

Tips for Fitting Healthy Cooking into a Busy Schedule – THIS. I rarely meal-prep on Sundays, at least not fully. I usually prep half my lunch the night before and the other half in the morning before work!

A Beer that Improves Gut Health – Drink up, y’all. #tgif

5 Ways to Use Spirulina Everyday – Is this something I should be doing? I think I might need to get some…

Pistachio Peach Caramel CrumblePistachio Peach Caramel Crumble – Her recipes are always so. friggin. droolworthy.

Have a gorgeous weekend!! 🙂

xo Jordan

 

 

Friday Finds.

Happy Friday, friends!!

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I’ve already lamented about how this week was a bit of a doozy, so let’s just cut to the chase (and some light reading for your weekend)!

10 Things to Always Have in Your Freezer – I literally didn’t know 1/3 of these things could be put in the freezer. GENIUS.

12 Healthy Travel Tips to Keep in Mind for Summer Adventures – Does anyone else get totally thrown off during vacation? Love that these help mitigate that!!

15 Vegan-Friendly Frozen Desserts – How are these all so beautiful?! And I seriously need to be making popsicles more often…

Tips for Getting More Done in a Day – PLEASE. My Netflix addiction always runs rampant in the summer months…

10 Simple Habits that Will Improve Your Life – Currently working on #’s 5, 8 + 10!

7 Budget-Friendly Places to Hit This Season – The wanderlust is real, y’all.

Have a beautiful weekend!

xo Jordan

 

Friday Finds.

This Friday I’m comin’ atcha from New York!

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I’ve flown in for the weekend for one of my best friends’ weddings up in the mountains here, and it’s so nice to be home for a second! Before we head off to the festivities, I wanted to share my usual roundup with you, and wish all the mamas out there a Happy Mother’s Day! Y’all are incredible.

5 Ways to Use Matcha (Other Than Drinking it) – Let the obsession continue!

10 Dinner Bowls to Try This Week – Everything in bowls always & forever.

Flourless Honey Oat Ricotta Muffins – Wait. Ricotta? In muffins?! I’m sold.

6 Sneaky Ways to Add More Plant-Based Protein to Your Diet – Literally only doing one of these and want to be doing all of them!

25 Amazing No-Equipment Butt Exercises – For those of you on the go, like me! If I’m not jet-lagged AF later I’m definitely doing at least 5 of these…(but also I’ll totally be jet-lagged so nevermind?)

4 Ways to Love Yourself More, Everyday – THESE. All of these.

What is everyone up to this weekend?! Don’t forget to shower the leading ladies in your life with some extra love 🙂

xo Jordan

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Hey, y’all! Nothing super exciting to report over here except that it’s Cinco de Mayo and I absolutely plan on gorging myself on tacos and margs all night long. You?

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I hope that, no matter where you are this weekend, you stop and enjoy the flowers for a second. And if it’s absolutely pouring and/or freezing for you, let’s just use the word flowers in a figurative sense 🙂

Here’s what I’ve been reading this week:

Have You Tried Adding Collagen to Your Coffee? – No, and I’m absolutely dying to try it! Have you?!

How to Save Money Without Even Thinking About It – #BabesOnABudget

Salad Tacos for Cinco de Mayo – These sound so goooooood!!!

How to Have a Tone-It-Up-Approved Cinco de Mayo – Yes, please. LOVE margs and tacos but would hate to wake up feeling like garbage tomorrow. Who’s with me?

5 Easy & Healthy Snacks to Help Beat Cravings – For that 4pm raging sweet (or savory!) tooth.

How to Live a Luxurious Life While Still Saving – I know this feels like an oxymoron, but I swear it’s not!

Happy Weekend! <3

xo Jordan

Friday Finds.

Okay, does it feel like it took slightly longer for us to get to Friday this week, or is it just me?

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I’ve had a fairly busy week between work and fitness classes afterwards (I’ve been trying so many new ones, I need to do a recap for you guys soon!), but for some reason I’ve had trouble staying focused since Monday and no amount of caffeine will help. Good thing it’s finally the weekend and the forecast here looks awesome. If you need some light reading, here’s what I’ve come across this week (while procrastinating and/or getting distracted every 5 minutes) that was worth sharing!

12 Simple Trader Joe’s Meal Hacks – Wait, these are genius, though?

Mistakes to Avoid When Making Cauliflower Rice – Since this veg is way too versatile to not take advantage! Plus, bikini season is upon us…

5 Reasons Your Probiotics Aren’t Working and What to Do About it – SOS.

How to Use a Foam Roller to Completely Transform Your Posture & Body – Does anyone else use one of these?! I seriously think I need to jump on the foam roller bandwagon.

10 Gut-Healing Snacks to Buy & Make – These all sound so goooooood!!

Enjoy your weekend!!

xo Jordan

Friday Finds.

Happy Friday from San Francisco!!

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I’m so lucky that my company let’s us work remotely every Friday because it makes it so much easier to visit friends in other places! I’m here for the weekend (and in Redwood City) so if you have any recommendations let me know!

20 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life – PLEASE. I seriously need to do all of these asap.

Be Well’s Favorite Pantry Staples for Optimal Health – Such a helpful list!!! Legit printing this out and putting it in my wallet for my next grocery trip.

What 2,000 Calories Looks Like – A serious wakeup call…oof.

Granola Bark – Can. We. Just.

9 Women-Run Podcasts We Should All Be Listening To – We all know how obsessed I am with podcasts these days.

Have a wonderful weekend 🙂

xo Jordan

Friday Finds.

Happy Friday, beautiful people!!

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The Healthiest Snacks You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s – GIMME. Also, freeze dried fruit is crazy addicting. Wish I didn’t go through an entire bag in 3 and a half minutes but hey…

How 9 Millenial Women Who Make the Same Salary Spend & Save Their MoneyThis. It’s really interesting how people prioritize their spending – everyone has different goals and values, which is important to remember. This is good inspiration for anyone, though!

What the Healthiest People Eat When They Only Have 5 Minutes to Make Dinner – There are some gems in here! I love that none of these are full recipes really, and they’re all healthy & cheap. That’s a win-win in my book!

10 Things to Add to Sunday Meal Prep for Better Lunches – All about that meal prep, yo.

8 Edible Hostess Gifts that Aren’t Booze – SO helpful! It’s always hard to find something when the host (or you!) isn’t super into drinking.

Mindful Ways to Embrace Change (Like Being Kind & Brave) – Really, really love this one!!

Enjoy your weekend 🙂

xo Jordan

Friday Finds.

We made it to Friday guys! Go us.

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Here’s what I’ve been reading & loving this week:

12 Ingredients to get you Excited for Spring Cooking – Love that this guide not only takes you through the seasonal produce but recipes to make with them!

5 Ways to Buy a Cheaper Lunch – I’ll take all the tips I can get.

Pineapple Ginger SmoothiePineapple Ginger Smoothie – This sounds SO GOOD.

5 Expert Tips for Being More Present (and Less Anxious – I’m not super into meditation, so these tips are much more my style.

Genius Kitchen Tips to Make Your Life Easier – Why are pineapples and mangos such a pain in the a$$ to cut?!

The 16 Best Exercises for Arm Day – Because summer (aka tank-top season) is around the corner and my bingo wings need some serious help.

The Amazing Beauty That is Kandholhu Island, Maldives – Sometimes looking at pictures of beautiful places and dreaming I can go someday is a great way to take a midday break at work… 🙂

Have a wonderful weekend, y’all! I’ll be up in Northern California for a bachelorette party. Follow along with my trip on Instagram or Snapchat! @jdranks

xo Jordan