Bean Bytes #10

Hi Friends!

Truth-last week I didn’t spend a lot of time reading blogs. I was out of town, then I was tired, then I was busy. I did a lot of skimming. So this week we’re doing a short Bean Bytes. A post had to REALLY grab my attention to make the list this week. So here you go.

Time for a Bean Bytes Hot List!
The top 10 posts that grabbed my attention during a busy week


Such a beautiful story
A story of sisterhood via Determined. To. Be

An important message.
Growing healthy kids via No Sugar Sweet Life

an amazing story of recovery
What’s Beautiful via Vanilla Bean Lean

this will probably make a lot of people happy
Homemade pumpkin spice latte via Eating Bird Food

On mindful eating
I’m the 16% via Mizfit Online

i love pancakes
24 healthy pancake recipes via Mommy Run Fast

be safe
Tips for running in the dark via Happy Fit Mama

loved this post
3 stealth saboteurs of weight loss via Fun and Fit

a must read
7 tips for better comment etiquette via Chef Katelyn

important for bloggers
SEO guidelines: Headlines vs page titles via Shareaholic

Scenes from the Week

ย 1. Hubby & I were both finally back in town
2. We spent the day recovering on Wednesday
3. #Truth
4. We found this print. Had to buy it. SO tucker.
5-8. We went apple picking!
9. I love fall

1. Again, I love fall.
2. All my boys
3. Tired pup
4. Just a boy and his dog


How was your weekend?!?

What was the best post you read last week? Leave me a link!




About Lindsay

Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian and new mom from Columbus, Ohio. On her blog, she shares simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, workouts and snapshots of her life. Follow her on Twitter @LeanGrnBeanBlog and Instagram @TheLeanGreenBean and be sure to subscribe via RSS or email so you never miss a post!


  1. theres nothing like SURPRISE LINK LOVE…so thank you.
    and THANK YOU for gathering all all I missed last week, too (!)
    Miz recently posted..Weโ€™ve turned the word TREAT on its headโ€ฆ

  2. Love all these posts! And love your blog obviously! Have a wonderful week girl!
    Andrea recently posted..I Ran A 10K! And Thoughts On Pushing Yourself

  3. My weekend was fabulous – spent it in Fairhope, Al as an early birthday present from the bf!
    Erica { } recently posted..Fairhope, Alabama โ€“ Day One

  4. man i wish we have apple picking. Maybe cactus picking? LOL
    lindsay recently posted..Bites of Life and Giveaway

  5. Definitely going to be reading some of these (I’m always interested in the mindful eating articles).
    I love fall too, and need to go apple picking one of these days (even though I can’t even eat apples, I just love the experience!).
    Gina (The Candid RD) recently posted..Clean Eating’s Panko and Sage-Crusted Pork Cutlets

  6. I loved reading all the What’s Beautiful posts… great campaign. Thanks for the link love! Glad you’re getting back to a normal routine. :)
    Laura recently posted..Space City Ten Miler- Race recap

  7. i know you already saw it, but my post today -PR in san francisco for the nike women’s half marathon! woot woot!
    Linz @ Itz Linz recently posted..I PR-ed in San Francisco!

  8. Happy dogs enjoying the outdoors in the fall is definitely one of my favorite things! :)
    abbi recently posted..Freedom’s Run Marathon 2012

  9. Great collection of posts as always and a couple I missed! I need to go get some reading done!
    Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness recently posted..Marvelous in My Monday!

  10. Thanks for the link love! Apple picking is one of my favorites in the Fall. Of course I had to make applesauce and apple butter with our pick! Yum!
    Angela @ Happy Fit Mama recently posted..Yoga For Runners

  11. So clever! Love the Bytes!! Your skimming beats my reading! And you are certainly taking advantage of fall!
    Jess @ Blonde Ponytail recently posted..Total Body Tabata Home Workout

  12. I am so honored to be in your Bytes again this week!! You are so so sweet!! I love the collages of pictures you do with these too, they give me a glimpse into YOU! XO!
    jobo recently posted..A story of sisterhood.

  13. So jealous of those apples. Why am I not apple picking here in Washington?! I need to look into that! Thanks for the reading materials. Surprisingly I had already read a few of those posts! Have a great week!
    Melanie @ Nutritious Eats recently posted..Hot Beans & Cheese and Budget Meal Planning

  14. THANK YOU for the shoutout, baby love!!! And for linking up all of the other awesome posts for me to look at! Love nighttime reading ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. I appreciate you always taking the time to share all the links, I always see something I missed :)
    purelymichelle recently to make a quick healthy pumpkin pie fudge

  16. Great links, thanks for sharing! ๐Ÿ˜€
    Erin @ Girl Gone Veggie recently posted..Running Around State College

  17. Thanks for sharing these great posts! I can’t wait to read some more. I love your blog btw ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Sandra Laflamme recently posted..Motivation Monday-Top Five ways to stay motivated to run during “Stick Season”

  18. Well hey now, what a nice surprise to find our post mentioned on your site. As for Tucker and the print you bought in his honor, you need to get his paw print on the print! Rowr Ruff!
    KymberlyFunFit recently posted..Hamstring Stretches: 3 Wrong & 3 Right Ways

  19. Hey Lindsay, thanks so much for sharing my post on the Shareaholic blog! :) Really appreciate the link love. Hope all is well with you!
    -Ginny from Shareaholic
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