Bean Bytes #9

Hi Friends!

And we’re back, for another edition of Bean Bytes! Hope everyone’s week is getting off to a good start. Here’s what you missed last week:

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Link Love


Challenge yourself during commercials!
Commercial Break Challenge via Best Body Fitness

How soon is too soon?
Running Post-Partum via NYC Running Mama

Proud of her for speaking up
My response to an offensive ad via Mindy’s Fitness Journey



For all you pumpkin coffee fans
Pumpkin Coffee Creamer via Reckless Abandon

Very similar to my own thoughts
NYC Soda Ban via Healthy Heddleston

Love this decision making tool!
90 Days via My Inner Shakti

A useful tutorial for fall
Spaghetti Squash Tutorial via Organically Mo

Love these power cookies because they’re protein powder free! Making soon!
Pumpkin power cookies via Britt’s Blurbs



Interesting to think about
The impact of insecurities via Love  Life Surf

3 cheers for veggie burgers!
Best of the Best veggie burger roundup via Nutritionella

A good reminder that it’s ok to step back
Stepping back via The Wannabe Athlete

A beautifully written perspective on blogging
Candy Apple Popcorn Balls and a perspective on blogging via Wannabe A Country Cleaver



Halloween is coming
10 Tips to avoid halloween candy binges via Jill Conyers

Apple Cinnamon Pumpkin Pancakes via Little Bitty Bakes

loved this!
What pregnancy has allowed me to realize via Making Good Choices Blog

so freaking cute
Training for 26.2- through the eyes of the hubs via EatDrinkBreatheSweat

for you new moms
5 ways to balance breast feeding and fitness via Fit Pregnancy and Parenting



A great reminder to enjoy today!
Today via Fit Foodie Finds

a must-read
If you can’t say something nice via Lindsay’s List

another look at the life of a dietetic intern
My life as a dietetic intern via Hummusapien

Just in time for football season.
20 Healthy Tailgating recipes via Dashing Dish

Get educated about greek yogurt
Greek Yogurt: what’s real and what’s not via Nutritionella

Wellness in college- an OSU alum shouts out to my girls from CHAARG!
Wellness in college via Newly Wife Healthy Life

Scenes from the Week

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1. Tucker is quite the escape artist
2. #truth
3. the boys got their very own #foodiepenpals package
4. operation beautiful note
5. keyboard for my ipad!
6. operation beautiful note
7. got stuck behind this in traffic. now craving chocolate
8. sparkly nails are where it’s at
9. packing for FNCE

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In The News

Companies making edible stickers to attract kids to fruits and veggies
Doctors sharing notes with patients empowers them
What food labeling really means
Parents have electronic access to see what their kids are buying for lunch
Diet apps recommending too few calories
An apple a day lowers blood chemical linked to hardening arteries- done at Ohio State!!
Mediterranean diet works better than low fat or low carb
Meatless Monday Improves Meal Nutrition