Bean Bytes #6

Hi Friends!

Time for another edition of Bean Bytes.

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Link Love


On mattering.
Mattering via MizFitOnline

A response to the article published recently.
On buying organic and why you still should via Making Good Choices

Yes.Just Yes.
Smoky sweet potato burgers via How Sweet Eats

Focus on Now.
Loving the current version of you via The Wannabe Athlete

Pinterst tip!
How to optimize your photos for pinterest via The Inspired RD

Another use for instagram
Create a visual fitness and food journal via FitKnitChick



Great blogging info
The business of blogging- self hosted vs hosted via Lindsay’s List

Double standards annoy me.
The Double Standard via Happy Fit Mama

This game sounds like so much fun!
Bachelorette Party Question Game via Peanut Butter Fingers

Bike safety. SO IMPORTANT!
Bike safety via Healthy Ashley

How 9/11 changed her life AND a must read article
Remembering via Food Fitness and Family
My Son Reads about 9/11 at school, but he lives 9/11 at home  via the Huffington Post

Right up my alley!
Mexican Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Avocado Spread via Clean Eating Chelsey



An incredible story about UC.
Invisible Illness Awareness Week via Run Stronger Every Day

Be a good role model
6 Ways to help our kids maintain healthy attitudes about food and fitness via Fit Pregnancy and Parenting



Breakfast anyone?
Pumpkin baked oatmeal via Fit2Flex

Need this.
Cheesy Italian Quickbread via Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life

Love her attitude
Pregnancy, food and body image via Making Good Choices

For all you mom and dad runners
Stroller Running via The Happy Runner



What’s your opinion?
New York City’s Ban on Sugary Beverages via Happy Mother Runner

A cool way to build a playlist
How to build the ultimate workout playlist via Your Trainer Paige

More about foam rolling and muscles
They see me rollin’ via Run Principessa

Drool-worthy peanut butter recipes
12 pb recipes for national pb day via satisfy my sweet


Scenes From The Week 


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1. More Breaking Bad
2. Fashion!
3. Because you are
4. Picking out stain for our replacement fence
5. SO PROUD of this busy mom of 4
6. Spoiled kitty
7. Be better
8. Jeans day!
9. So totally my husband


Scenes from the Weekend


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1. I made my first ever batch of vegan cookies! recipe soon!
2. It was a Starbucks kinda Saturday morning
3. Much needed grocery shopping
4. Bought figs for the first time
5. My fridge is restocked and happy icon smile Bean Bytes #6
6. I made a huge batch of chili- recipe here
I added extra beans, veggies & spices to make a bigger batch
7. The boys BEGGED me for a walk
8. A reminder to wash your reuseable bags
9. Mailed my Foodie Penpals package!

Hubby did this all weekend:

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After 4 years, we discovered that the company that built our fence didn’t bury the posts anywhere near as deep as they said they would in the contract, so they ended up having to build us a brand new fence. Hubby immediately stained it since we never got around to staining our last one.

I did a lot of this:

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Homework, case studies and modules for my internship just never end…


In The News


Pedometer used in health and wellness programs in schools
Would-be healthy eaters face confusion
Fish Oil no lifesaver
Nutrition’s role in sarcopenia
McDonalds to post calorie counts
Some anti-obesity campaigns may backfire
Food insecurity leads to health problems in HIV patients 
NY oks first ban on super-sized sugary drinks


There you go! Have a great week icon smile Bean Bytes #6