Bean Bytes 25

Hi Friends!

It’s time for Bean Bytes.


In case you missed it over the weekend, the first Sunday Food Prep Inspiration post was published! I showed you what I’ve  made the past two weekends, plus some ideas from a few other awesome ladies! Check it out, be inspired, then send me a pic of your food prep for next week!

Link Love


Great tips!
Will Your Way to Success: 5 Tips for Bloggers via Savvy Sassy Me

Ever thought about becoming a run coach?
RRCA Certification recap via Mommy Run Fast

Loved this post!
Leanness & Strength via Gabby’s Gluten Free


Very well written:
Let’s talk about mental health via Chivon John

The giveaway might be over but this post has some great ab exercises!
Sportline Review & Giveaway via Lift Love Life

My hips need help:
Loosen your hips to lose the belly via Run to the Finish

A fun little DIY project:
How to ferment your own veggies via A Gutsy Girl


A couple yummy recipes
Whipped Feta via How Sweet Eats
Roasted Red Pepper & Pinto Bean Dip via The Smart Kitchen

Getting Real
10 Real Talk Blog Tips via Joy the Baker

Yay for fruits and veggies!
Shake that vending machine via Nice Girl Notes


An infographic.
Weight of the Union via Anytime Health

On email newsletters:
Why you need an email newsletter via Shareaholic

That’s all….Sorry, I didn’t have as much time as usual this week to read blogs!

Scenes from the Week


1. Funny sign on my preceptor’s door.
2. Our friend- Fisher Price badass.
3. Old pic, still just as in love- this was our 9th valentine’s day together
4. Homemade cards, new foam roller for him, flowers for me!


1. Sign of spring, even though there’s now snow on the ground again.
2. Popcorn, and a dog that wants it.
3. We found some old Denison stuff at the antique mall this weekend.
4. “Don’t you dare touch my fruit or my coffee”

Twitter Favs

Social Media- Pulse of the Planet
Change Post Colors in WordPress Admin Panel
Be the Runner You Are
13 Things You Wish Someone Had Told You About Motherhood

In the News

Metabolic Acidosis reduced by fruits and vegetable consumption
A pill so people with celiac disease can eat freely?
The bad foods vs. bad diet argument
Best advice for getting fit and dropping pounds
Cut Salt to Save Lives
Folic acid in pregnancy may cut autism risk

Let’s Chat: What’s the best post you read this week?

Coming tomorrow:




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 all the awesome link love!
    Since I’m at home since, I’ll have the time to check these out tomorrow:)
    It seems like I missed a few of the too.
    PS absolutely adorable pic of you and the hubby!
    Lisa recently posted..Coffee Talk

  2. Thanks for the links! I’m running a little late for work so I’ll be reading them later today. I always look forward to this post!
    Erin @ Girl Gone Veggie recently posted..Three Years of Love (And Two Days of Dancing)

  3. Ahhh I love the ‘behind the scenes’ shot. My kitchen always looks SO chaotic when I’m photographing something with props and light reflectors surrounding a teeny tiny plate.
    Erica { } recently posted..26 Hours in New Orleans

  4. Hold up – whipped feta??? Def checking that out. :) As for the Twitter favs, I find that Huffington Post tweets a LOT of great stuff!
    Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers recently posted..Sunday Food Prep

  5. This is always my favorite post of the week, than you for pulling it together!!
    Anne recently posted..Deep Thoughts From My Blog-Free Week

  6. Love that old school valentines day pic of you two!
    Linz@ Itz Linz recently posted..One Arm Handstand

  7. These are once again awesome links! Thanks for putting them all together!
    Laura@ recently posted..Move it Monday: Power of 5 Heart Healthy Workout + Healthy Surprise Winner

  8. i read that one about motherhood. EEK, i am scared! no babies here yet, thank GOODNESS! LOL!
    lindsay recently posted..Moves, Meals, and Musts Monday

  9. I’ve got some catching up to do!
    Angela @ happy fit mama recently posted..Marathon Monday Week 1

  10. I must get to some reading now…
    Kierston recently posted..Simply GrateFUl.

  11. Love the popcorn getting eyed up! Thanks for the share… so many great reads here, as usual. And hooray for signs of spring!
    Laura @ Mommy Run Fast recently posted..The Pursuit of Superwoman

  12. I love that post from Gabby’s Gluten Free too! I feel like we all just need to feel happy with where we are and welcome change if it comes. Great articles. I love these Bean Bytes. Gives me something to read :)
    Kristen@Change of Pace recently posted..Blueberry Lemon Paleo Pancakes

  13. Love these link ups! I’ve been so busy lately I feel like I miss a lot. Love that last shot. Can’t wait to see the recipe!
    Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table recently posted..Butternut Banana Protein Shake

  14. Hey Linds! Thank you for including my veggie fermenting post. I always love these roundups you do because I always stumble on a couple new bloggers I follow:)
    Sarah Kay Hoffman recently posted..Make a Wish or Make it Happen

  15. I’m so excited for that recipe!!
    Danica @ It’s Progression recently posted..Weekly Meal Plan 2.17 – 2.23

  16. I love the picture of the cat on the counter lol. And whatever those muffins are, I want them :)
    sara @ fitcupcaker recently posted..Weekly Meal & Fitness Plan: Meal Prepping: Quinoa Raisin Granola Bars

  17. I seriously love this post – look forward to finding new things every week!
    Heather @ Better With Veggies recently posted..Cocoa Banana Power Pudding {MMAZ #24}

  18. Thanks again for the link love!! I love your weekly photos
    Chivon recently posted..Let’s Talk about Mental Health: Tips to end the suffering in silence

  19. Love that sign too, I think I need one for my alarm clock!
    Jen recently posted..Marathon Training Week 4 or 5 ??

  20. Thanks for these links Lindsay! I didn’t get to do too much reading this week so this makes it easier for me to catch up!
    Christine @ Love, Life, Surf recently posted..Lessons from Ski School – Part 2

  21. I’m definitely going to check out that article on RRCA coaching certification! I really want to try to make it to a certification course this year, so I’m really interested to read the article. Thanks for all of the great info!
    Beth @ Running with the Sunrise recently posted..Long Run Reward = Fro Yo

  22. Thanks for sharing the links and putting them all together, Lindsay! I would have never found those articles online. They’re helpful and very informative.
    Helen recently posted..Delicious Shrimp Shirataki Recipe and my week’s eats

  23. Thank you so much for sharing all this great content and link love with us. It is always so fun to discover new and wonderful posts and people! Thank you also for including my Be the Runner You Are post on your list. I’m truly honored. Have a wonderful week!
    Jesica @rUnladylike recently posted..Running Happy with My Mom

  24. I saw that Whipped Feta last week and immediately forwarded it to my mom! It looked so amazing! (especially coming from a big Greek family that loves any excuse to eat a hunk of feta!)
    Melissa @ Treats With a Twist recently posted..Cake Batter Candy Cups

  25. A tease for tomorrow! :)
    Jody – Fit at 55 recently posted..Gratitude Monday in Pictures

  26. Amanda Runtothefinish says:

    You take great photos, you need to post on that! Love your round up as always

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  27. love your roundups, Lindsey! I always open up like, 20 more tabs in my browser when I’m reading them. :)
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  28. Thanks for the link love! I think I’m going to have to make the dip again, since I have leftover roasted red peppers and all… 😉

    Love these posts. So much to read! So much inspiration.
    Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen recently posted..A Delightfully Delectable #WIAW

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