Couple of new recipes

I'm a bit behind as we flew to California on Wednesday for a friends wedding, but last weekend, I found some time to bake a few items and make my favorite Indian dish, butter chicken! Tyler and I had a nice date night on Friday night and then woke up early to go to our respective workout classes. I then ventured to run some errands and pick up the ingredients for my afternoon of baking.
First item on tap were these delicious pumpkin chocolate chip bars from one of my favorite bloggers. I wanted to bake something that I could bring as a hostess gift to a dinner party for Saturday night. I boxed them up in a cute cookie box and brought them to the dinner party. My dearest hubby also ate just about the rest :)
The next item for baking was this amazing pumpkin bread from my other favorite blogger. This was super easy to make and smelled heavenly while it baked. We had it for breakfast on Sunday morning before we ventured to Costco to stock up on all kinds of goodies. 

On Saturday night, we headed to my coworkers place to have a dinner with the leads on our team. It was such a lovely evening getting to hang out with everyone and their significant others and my coworkers apartment was absolutely spectacular. For a split second, Tyler and I could see ourselves living in Brooklyn with how much space they have ;)
 On Sunday, we ran to Costco and then I made butter chicken and served it with quinoa  and garlic naan. The only slight adjustment I made to this dish was I used the whole can of tomato sauce. The recipe makes quite a big batch, so we ended up eating it for leftovers on Monday night. And, much to our surprise, it tasted a lot better the second day. So, I'd recommend making this and letting it sit for a day to allow the spices and sauce to blend together.
On Tuesday, I had to demo the new Daydream viewer with Pixel phone for a consumer press event....I sent this photo to Tyler as a joke and he's now saved it as his screen saver!

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