Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post.

Nine Favorite Things | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Hard to believe it’s already the last Sunday of January and that we are well into the 2018 year. This past month has been full of so much. Everything from sharing healthy recipes, filming new cooking videos, incorporating new, behind the scenes, changes, and watching my younger brother, Red, make the US Olympic Snowboard Team. I’d say it was a pretty good start to the new year.

The beginning of February has a couple of fun work projects and then it’s off to Korea for almost two weeks for the Olympics. Red competes in both Men’s Snowboarding Slopestyle and Men’s Snowboarding Big Air. Slopestyle kicks off the very first day of the Olympics. In the states you can watch along live at 8:00 pm EST on February 9th (South Korea is 14 hours ahead of EST here in the states). Big Air is not being held until the very end of the games (in the states, qualifiers are on the 20th and finals are on the 23rd). My parents will be staying in Korea for both events, but my siblings, cousins and I are only staying for Slopestyle. We will then spend a week exploring South Korea before heading back. I’ve been working to bulk up content for HBH while I am away, so lots and lots of cooking!

Coming up this week I will be sharing a new Korean inspired recipe, a sweet snack, a healthy Super Bowl appetizer, a fun salad, and of course…a sweet treat to finish off the week. If you’re planning out your dinners for the week, check out some of my ideas below. Have a great Sunday and enjoy all of this week’s favorites!

1. A couple Healthy Recipes. 

I’ve been sharing some recipes over on The Chriselle Factor recently, and here are two of my favorites from the past month.

Kale and Mushroom Ramen…one of my favorite winter soups.

Winter Bliss Buddha Bowl…full of all the prettiest winter veggies.

2. 10 Things I Wish I knew in My 20’s.

So here’s the thing. I’m only 24, but I can already relate to so much this article discusses. If you’re in your 20’s, or even 30’s, I highly recommend reading this article. Below are the top 5 things I struggle with most.

  1. Everything is going to be OK…I am consistently stressed about the future, so I wish I could remind myself of this more often, because in the end, everything turns out ok.
  2. Trust your Gut…I struggle with this SO much. I hope with time I can grow to really be able to trust my gut and make decisions more confidently.
  3. Learn To Take Care of Yourself…need to work on this.
  4. Slow Down…I am always go, go, go and need to learn to breath for a minute before jumping into the next project.
  5. Know that it’s never going to be perfect…YES, I need to accept this. Hopefully with time accepting this fact will become easier. Baby steps I guess.

3. My 5 favorite Recipes for the Super Bowl…

Black Bean Turkey Nachos with Jalapeño Yogurt

Black Bean Turkey Nachos with Jalapeno Yogurt | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Crockpot Philly Cheesesteaks

Crockpot Philly Cheesesteaks | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Healthier Oven Fried Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Healthier Oven Fried Sweet Tea Buffalo Chicken Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Beer Pretzels with Chipotle Queso

Pumpkin Beer Pretzels with Chipotle Queso | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Instant Pot Spicy Pineapple Chicken Tacos

Instant Pot Spicy Pineapple Chicken Tacos | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

4. My Favorite Travel Bags…

Lots of travel coming up in February, so I thought I’d share my travel bag wish list!

Burton Wheelie Double Deck / Burton Backpack / Burton Wheelie Flight Deck / Leather Travel Case

Madewell Weekend Bag / Laptop Sleeve /

5. New Videos:

Simple Greek Quinoa Dinner Omelets with Feta and Tzatziki…always love a good breakfast for dinner.

Super Easy Instant Pot (or Crockpot) Philly Cheesesteaks…Super Bowl Sunday is coming.

6. My top 6 Pinterest Pins for the Studio Barn

{photo via Park and Oak}

{photo via Leanne Fords Interiors}

{photo source unknown…let me know if you know the source!}

{photo source unknown…let me know if you know the source!}

{photo via Architectural Digest}

PS. check out my Studio Barn Pinterest Board for more inspiration.

7. A Few Links I am Loving…

hair and makeup with Lilly Collins…loving beauty products these days, so this was a fun read.

4 visualization methods to turn your dreams into a reality…loved, loved, loved this.

7 things to do before bed to make the day easier…love the idea of writing down 3 goals.

Gianni Versace former Miami home…wow.

artists at their first Grammy Awards versus today…fun to see the changes in styles.

8. Favorite Winter Hats and Gloves…

Face Hat / Brushed Scarf / Mittens / Reversible Beanie

9. This Week’s Dinners:

Monday: Korean Bulgogi BBQ Steak Bowls

Korean Bulgogi BBQ Steak Bowls | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Tuesday: 20 Minute Caribbean Shrimp Tacos with Roasted Jalapeño Pineapple Salsa Verde

20 Minute Caribbean Shrimp Tacos with Roasted Jalapeño Pineapple Salsa | halfbakedharvest.com #tacos #shrimp #healthy #quick

Wednesday: Greek Falafel Melts with Green Tahini Special Sauce

Greek Falafel Melts with Green Tahini Special Sauce | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Thursday: Chicken Shawarma and Sweet Potato Fry Bowls

Meal Prep: Chicken Shawarma and Sweet Potato Fry Bowls | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Friday: 8 Ingredient Garlic Butter Mushroom and Goat Cheese Fettuccine

8 Ingredient Garlic Butter Mushroom and Goat Cheese Fettuccine | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Check out all the past Favorites posts here.