Bean Bytes #13

Hi Friends!

It’s Monday again already?!

Link Love


what’s your opinion?
Classroom celebrations via Happy Mother Runner

on going overboard with moderation
All or Nothing vs Moderation via Bonnie Lang Fitness

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Butterscotch Cake via Cait’s Plate

loved this post on why to write
Why I Write and you should too via Savvy Sassy Me

love my stability ball
20 super-effective Stability ball exercises via Greatist

love this pumpkin craft
Toilet Paper Pumpkin Craft Project via Peanut Butter Fingers

tips for new marathoners
NYCM Tips and Tricks: Marathon Week via Healthier Happier Bear

on practicing what you preach
A little blogger rant via Miss Fit Britt

love her attitude
A side of me you may not know via My Yogurt Addiction

on happiness and workouts
finding my own happiness in fitness via say what you need to say


on just being yourself
My First Photoshoot via Your Inner Skinny

seriously? genius.
Sweet potato s’mores via The Novice Chef

a healthy fall soup
Red Lentil-Pumpkin Soup via Prevention RD

bad weather workout- my guest post on Anytime Health
Bad Weather Workout SO MUCH
6 reasons why you might not want to read my blog via Your Trainer Paige

on relationships, breakups and being alone
Being Single via Fitting it all In

great tips!
how to successfully blog everyday via Shareaholic


such a great role model for her kiddo
Services is the rent we pay via Mizfit Online

great uses for old shoes
What do you do with old running shoes via Jill Conyers

on living a balanced life
An apple a day won’t keep the doctor away via Mommy Run Fast

on creating workout habits
Motivation is Overrated via Run To The Finish

very well written
Beneath a cloudless sky via Up popped a fox


love how excited she gets about this!
My love for annual physicals via A Healthy Slice of Life

chocolate covered pumpkin pie fudge via Purely Twins

SO proud of this girl
it’s over! via Nutritionella

a holiday challenge for you!
Don’t gain the holiday 5 via Run to the Finish

another november challenge
Making Moves via Renewed Fitness

plus read this post from her as well- a great reminder
I am via Renewed Fitness


ingredients to avoid- do you agree?
Top 10 ingredients to avoid Part 1 & Part 2 via Lifting Revolution

a MUST READ on blog design. Are you guilty of any of these. i am!
6 blog design tips for non-designers via Back to her Roots

another MUST READ.
29 positive thinking tips from my 29 years via Strong from the Inside Out
How to keep a food journal that works via Strong from the Inside Out- this is my new favorite blogger. Love all her posts.

workout mantras
5 workout mantras that are bad for your body via

for you yogurt lovers
Fall flavored greek yogurt via The Edible Perspective

a great series about weight lifting for beginngers
Part One on frequency, Part Two on exercise selection and Part Three on sets and reps via Sweat Like A Pig

on advertising
Advertising 101 via Design Sponge


 baking eggs!
How to bake eggs in the oven via Fit Foodie Finds

pantry meals
40 meals made easy from your pantry via The Comfort of Cooking

Scenes from the Week

1. Homemade milkshake!
2. Foodie Penpals love
3. got my #blissedin tank from Bex
Love supporting my blends
4. Pumpkins!
5. Cat buddies
6. Fun with apple chips 
7. Got some Garden Gourmet herbs to try out!
8. Just me :)
9. Diaper cake for a baby shower at my internship

1. My parents’ dog Jake- the shark
2. Marucs- the witch
3. Abner- the pirate
4. All lit up!

 1. Pretty sunset
2. Such true words
3. Happy to see the sun after days of raun

 Saturday fun

1. Morning crossfit class
2.  My favorite part about the holidays-
Adopting a family to buy presents for!!
3-5. Fun things spotted on our shopping trip
6. A hilarious halloween card from my best friend
7. Goodies from our shopping trip!
New pictures frames, stationary, tupperware, tennis balls,
iphone case, dog blanket for the couch, scarf, shirt & shower curtain
TJ Maxx, Marshall’s & Home Goods for the win!
8. The best lap cat
9. Happy about daylight savings time :)

In the news

Job seekers- employers are watching
Unexpected dangers of obesity
Celiac disease and season of birth
Exercising before breakfast helps you burn more fat 
Mastering weight maintenance before dieting
Keeping food safe when the power goes out 
SHould you try these fad diets 



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. Thanks for sharing my article! What a pleasant surprise! Happy Monday lady!!!! xoxo
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  2. So basically I read very few posts last week so I very much appreciate your Monday link love.
    Christine @ Love, Life, Surf recently posted..Blogoversary and Erica Sara Giveaway!

  3. I love your bean bytes. I’ll end up here until I got to bed most likely going through some of these posts I missed over the week! 😉
    Charlotte recently posted..All Roads Lead To (Foam) Barfing

  4. I love your Bean Bytes series! I checked out so many of these links and loved them all :)
    Miranda @ Biting Life recently posted..Two-Year Dating Anniversary

  5. How nice that you share great posts you find.
    Elle recently posted..The Captain Loves His New Under Armour Kicks

  6. I as much as I dread Mondays, this gives me something to look forward to. Look your Bean Bytes!!

  7. Wow, you read a lot of blogs!! That’s probably more posts than I’ve read in a month, lol. Thank you for the shout out!
    Tara @ Sweat like a Pig recently posted..Beginner lifting series: Sets and reps

  8. Great list as usual! I love when bloggers do lists like this – I can catch up on anything I missed last week. :)
    Angela @ Happy Fit Mama recently posted..Do You Run to Compete or Complete?

  9. dang
    as ALWAYS i missed a ton 😉
    thank you….
    Miz recently posted..Thirty days. No processed Food.

  10. Thanks for the mention Lindsay!
    Jill @ Fitness, Health and Happiness recently posted..A Challenge For A Healthy Holiday

  11. oh i think i need to read the design tips one. EEK! happy monday! love your beautiful family.

  12. tons of great links – thanks for sharing!
    Linz @ Itz Linz recently posted..Procrastination = Cooking

  13. Thanks for the link love girl! Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

  14. Thank you so much for the link love! I hope it helps someone running another marathon since the NYC Marathon was cancelled this year!

  15. Bahahahahaha! I need that Kiss My Asparagus apron!!! Except I am NEVER eating it again.
    Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table recently posted..My 1st Figure Competition

  16. Great collection of posts! I really want to try purely twins chocolate covered pumpkin fudge! So happy you included that one!
    Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness recently posted..Marvelous in My Monday!

  17. I am always amazed at the variety of posts that you find… great links! And thank you for sharing mine as well!
    Laura recently posted..Menu Planning Link Up #6

  18. I LOVE the dog’s costumes!! So cute! Thanks for sharing all of these!!

  19. Thanks for the shout! So sweet of you :)
    Stellina @ My Yogurt Addiction recently posted..Work Style Outfit #1

  20. Sweet potato s’mores?! I want!
    Kate @ Kate is eating recently posted..Meatless Mondays: Roasted butternut squash pasta

  21. Thank you SO MUCH for posting my challenge! I’ve been wanting some more FitFluential love on it. I really appreciate you! :)
    Renisha Renewed recently posted..November #MakingMoves Challenge Day 4 – Side and Back Butt Lift

  22. Definitely some great reads from the week!

  23. Hey, thanks for sharing my blog post! :)
    Cassie @ Back to Her Roots recently posted..monday motivation: smooth sailing

  24. Another great recap as always! xoxox
    Krysten Siba Bishop (@darwinianfail) recently posted..Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

  25. BAM! There went my motivation for the day. 😉
    Tiff (@LoveSweatBeers) recently posted..I’m Cooked

  26. I can always count on you to have a great list of posts I need to catch up. 😉 Missed you, friend. <3
    Melissa @ Live, Love, & Run recently posted..#WeeklyChase: New beginnings, announcements, & my 5-year plan.

  27. as always……love. now don’t mind me as I spend the next 2 hours reading all of these links!
    Elisabeth @ CHAARG recently posted..LUNGEVITY SWAG, BABY!

  28. Thanks for the shout out! Love this huge recap!
    clare @ fittingitallin recently posted..Leggings At Work {Outfit 11.5.12}

  29. This is awesome! My 1st time here. Pretty brilliant! I’ll be checking out many links and ill be back! ,)

  30. Aw, thanks for linking me, friend <3 Now if I could just get you to make me one of those homemade milkshakes 😉
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  31. Always love Bean Bytes! Happy Monday, Love! :)
    Kelly @ Laughter, Strength, and Food recently posted..Crazy Dog Lady

  32. Bean bytes are awesome!
    Kierston recently posted..1 Day Out: The Last Competition Of The Season!

  33. Thank you so much for the link love! Happy Tuesday :)
    Amanda@HappyMotherRunner recently posted..Yoga A Day Challenge

  34. Yet another fantastic Bean Bytes! 😀 One of my most looked-forward to and favorite posts of the week around the whole blog-o-sphere ;).

  35. love that shark costume! so adorable.

  36. thank you so much for sharing my pumpkin craft! it’s surprisingly easy!! :) hope you have a great week, lindsay!
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