Bean Bytes #14

Hi Friends!

Time for another Bean Bytes!

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Link Love


So excited for this girl’s return to blogging!
The New Candid RD via Candid RD

Lots of exciting news this week!
Especially from this lady, and this one, and this one! Congrats

Yay for weight lifting!
5 reasons women should lift weights via Miss Fit Britt

Lessons learned…
Post Sandy lessons learned via FoodTrainers


So fun!
DIY Glitter Flats via The Shine Project

Love these. So simple.
34 Ways to bust a bad mood in 10 minutes via Greatist

Seriously? Genius
Greek Yogurt S’mores via Back to her Roots

Homemade cottage cheese!
Easy Homemade Cottage Cheese via Framed Cooks

Great winter running gear tips.
Gear up for winter running via Better with Veggies

I love cinnamon.
10 Cinnamon recipes to swoon over via Bite Size Wellness

Homemade Potato Chips in the Microwave via Nutritious Eats

On chatting…
Let’s talk small talk via Meals and Moves

Another way to roast squash.
Whole Roasted Squash via Hounds in the Kitchen

Workout videos galore!
Favorite workout videos via Handle the Heat

A great way to discover new content!
Shareaholic launches content channels via Shareaholic


A great deal!
Food Blogger Pro via Pinch of Yum

Holiday smells!
How to make holiday potpourri via Picky Palate

Great tips for handling a crazy schedule.
Reclaim your life even with a hectic schedule via Back to her Roots

Good tips.
Vegan Thanksgiving via No Meat Athlete

A good reminder to floss!
Dare you to floss via Dare You To

Proud of her
A different kind of anniversary via Best Body Fitness

An important reminder.
it’s still a good day via Your Trainer Paige


An awesome virtual race with great prizes for a great cause!
Race for Recovery via NYC Running Mama

Twitter Favorites

Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas 
8 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Fitness Routine
Stop Judging, Be Kind, Love Yourself
Sugar-free Dried Cranberries
Why Women Don’t Talk Themselves Up & How To Do It Effectively 
Homemade Curry Powder
My Doctor Did Not Want To Have The Talk
Lazy Girl’s Guide To Food Photography

In the News

Adding soy to diet doesn’t affect onset of hot flashes
Sports drinks role is often overplayed 
California voters say no to GMO labeling 
Cholesterol reduced by daily dose of a new probiotic 
Little evidence for chia seeds
How fad diets do nutrition a disservice 
Nutrition supplements may include unintended hazards
For kids, eating out means more calories
Doctors biased against fat patients
Foods the boost your immune system

Scenes from the Week

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 1. We had a booth at the employee health fair at my internship.
2. A good reminder.
3. My planner is drowning in post-it notes
4. Madly in love with frozen veggies- stocked up!
5. Pumpkin Oatmeal Bars for an online bakesale winner
6. Went to the ENT- blocked Eustachian tubes
They gave me a nose spray.
7. Mailed some packages of goodies to blog friends- just because icon smile Bean Bytes #14
8. Paid for coffee for the guy behind me- happy friday icon smile Bean Bytes #14
9. Hubby discovered his new phone case matches his shoes

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1. Gorgeous weekend- cleaned out the flower beds
2. Marcus did some light reading
3. Cleaned out the garden. It was a tomato graveyard
4. Found a surprise bunch of carrots!
5. Rockin’ my “Midwest is best” t shirt
6. Much needed couch time with hubby
7. Best friends
8 & 9. First OSU bball game of the season!
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That’s all, friends! Come back tomorrow to learn more about these:

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A muffin experiment that turned out REALLY well!
It involves sweet potato, cottage cheese and cranberries icon smile Bean Bytes #14