Happy Friday! Here’s our top V/5 for the week:

1) 5 Great Unexpected Ways to Use Baking Soda | Tasting Table

Thought baking soda was used just for leavening? Think again. This versatile product has tons of other uses – think egg boiling, grill cleaning, even onion caramelizing!

2) 11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures | Huffington Post

Linguists have been studying the phenomenon of untranslatable words for years, but it’s always so fun to actually see some examples. Here’s 11 of the most elusive words that can’t be translated into English.

3) 6 Caffeine Trends to Expand Your Morning Routine | Food Republic

The other week we talked a little about modern tea products; this week, we’re thinking about how we can put those products to use. This writeup explores six of caffeine’s latest trends – think matcha and turmeric tea – that are sure to wake you up each morning, and could even contribute to weight loss and mental clarity.

4) 5 Things You Need To Know About Protein | Equinox

We’ve heard over and over again that protein builds muscle and you should eat lots of it when you’re working out and blah blah protein blah blah. But this article actually gets down to the nitty gritty details and helps us uncover the truths from common myths about this bodily building block.

5) February Playlist | Cava Grill on Spotify

Just when the sun is shining and spring is on its way, we’re backtracked to snow flurries and blistering winds. We’re ok with it though, just as long as we can stay warm under a cozy blanket armed with this playlist.