I often feel like I get in a rut with my Friday Favorites… It has nothing to do with the blogs that I read (they are always full of fun and fresh ideas!) and everything to do with me. The thing is, I find myself going back to the same blogs for the same types of recipes. I like what I like, and I’m consistent!
So this week, to force myself out of the RSS reader box, I decided to choose recipes that I discovered on Pinterest. I admit that I spend much of my time on Pinterest swooning over stilettos, nail polish, and projects for the house that I will never (ever) actually get done. But, I do also use it as a way to discover some new food blogs that I might not have found otherwise. So, here are a few of the recipes I pinned this week!
- My first discovery this week was this fabulous recipe for Easy Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers from Healthy. Happy. Life. I was sucked in by the photo of the burger topped with lots of lovely avocado, and then I noticed that it was, in fact, a sweet potato burger. Win-win!
- I also spied this lovely Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake from Alexandra’s Kitchen… I love the concept of breakfast cakes (I have mentioned this before), and this one looks as good as they come. I’m especially a fan of that extra something that buttermilk lends to a recipe, so I know this is going to become a new favorite at my house.
- In college, I purchased my share of the bottled Frappuccino drinks… My favorite was the peppermint mocha version that appeared sometime around the holidays. I have pretty much sworn off of them since, but I am tempted to try this Homemade Frappuccino recipe from Cooking for Seven. They look perfectly creamy and delicious, and I bet it wouldn’t be hard to adapt the recipe for a peppermint mocha version!
- A lot of times on Pinterest, it’s the photos that really catch my eye. And, the photo of these Cream Puffs with Strawberries and Mascarpone from Pennies on a Platter caught my eye immediately. And, it has me craving cream puffs… And strawberries… And mascarpone.