Bean Bytes 46

Hi Friends!

It’s Monday again…which means time for more Bean Bytes.


Link Love


In LOVE with this post!
I have cellulite and i’m ok with it via Back to Her Roots

Join her:
I will not call myself slow via Family Fitness Food

Great tutorial:
How to Make a Printable in Microsoft Word via The SITS girls

Important notes on guest etiquette:
Guest List via Food Trainers

Worth a read:
Transformation via Fitting it all in

So doing this:
How to make a DIY edible fruit arrangement via Eat Spin Run Repeat

Great list of resources:
Where to find strength workout via Your Trainer Paige

Been there:
Stress sucks via Gabby’s Gluten-Free

Good advice:
How to know you’re ready for yoga teacher training via Sweet Caroline


Good advice:
Review bloggers take stock via Mommy Snippets

Stretching before and after a workout via It’s Progression

6 Practical Fitness Tips for Older Adults via Fun and Fit

Kale Pesto Meatballs via Food Embrace

Love this girl:
You will be extraordinary via Strong Inside Out

You can’t do it all:
Asking for help with a newborn via Blonde Ponytail


Think about it:
What is it you’re looking for via Organically Mo

Thought provoking:
Instagram yoga photos via Love Life Surf

Happiness is not something readymade via Olive to Run

Pesto pizza from scratch with helpful tips via A Healthy Slice of Life
No bake summer berry crisp 3 ways via The Edible Perspective
Popcorn with sea salt, olive oil and dark chocolate via Ezra Poundcake

6 Natural Remedies for Skin Abraisions via Oatmeal in my Bowl

Important Stuff:
3 things you don’t want to miss via The Sweet Life

What do you think?
Is a 2 page resume ever ok via The Daily Muse


Great tips:
5 Ways to Choose the Best Fitness Platform for You via Itz Linz

Hemp Crusted Avocado Chicken via The Candid RD

Honest read of the week:
Why I’m no longer an ambassador via Carly Bananas

Great tips:
I love Pinterest: 5 tips and resources via The Blog Hangout

Love this idea:
Non-traditional Bachelorette party via DIY Playbook

Why female athletes should toss the scale and get a new perspective via Breaking Muscle

An article I wrote about Nutritional Yeast:
Get to Know Nutritional Yeast via Stone Soup

Watch and Learn:
Why we love and the health benefits of plantains via Purely Twins


Check it out!!
Healthy Aperture now has a blog!

Love this:
2 words i’m eliminating from my running vocabulary via Leaps of Faith

A lot of people need this:
5 Ways to kick the sunday blues via The Daily Muse

Twitter Favs

What interview say about a company culture
How to reuse old content
Parents of picky eaters: Let trust and love be your guide
Cat poop parasites may pose public health hazard
Little things are big things
Dos and don’ts of email subject lines
30 signs you’re almost 30
The case for eradicating kid food
Don’t let the retouched photographs of the world affect your own self image
A field guide to nutritious food
Why are rest days critical
Running before work
What to pack for a crossfit competition
3 questions to help you find your passion
Identifying yourself with your diet
How to break bread with vegetarians
How to raise a health nut
Shift work linked to infertility
Should airplanes have shoulderbelts?
10 rules for courageous confident women
Dietitians review the China Study
15 TED talks that will change your life
3 ways your phone and computer are sabotaging your day
I am here: dog advocacy campaign video
Since sunbathing causes cancer, why do people still want to be tan?
How to hide instagram videos
Coveting a corner office but not time at home
21 types of fries to make this summer
Is vegetarianism dead?
Should I avoid GMO foods?
5 best places to pet a dog and a few to leave alone
15 social media mistakes to avoid for beginners
10 shortcuts for cooking dinner in record time

Scenes from the Week


1. Caught doing a little morning window stalking
2. My new fav pics of the buddies
3. Because this looks comfortable
4. So regal


1. Throw the ball!
2. Cat hug
3. Flip flopper
4. Tucky taco


1. FINALLY sunshine here in Ohio!
2. Surprise package from my girl Lisa at Run Wiki. Made my day!
3. Hubby training for the crossfit games :)
4. Why I love my friends- They go “bean mode” at the grocery store!

In the News

8 Health Food Fakeouts
The RD behind the USDA’s supertracker
Non Drug treatments for hypertension
Diabetes tied to timing of baby’s first solid foods
3 short workouts or 1 long?
Nearly 1 in 6 American receive food stamps
The science of positive thinking
Why do some people love broccoli and some hate it?
How your flip flops are killing your feet
High cell phone usage linked to less physical activity
Exercise up but so is obesity
Fish oil tied to prostate risk but some experts skeptical
Americans living longer but not healthier lives
Crush college debt

Coming up


That’s all friends!


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 the link love Lindsay! I missed a bunch of these and can’t wait to catch up on them!
    Christine @ Love, Life, Surf recently posted..Bedazzled Bras

  2. Hope you had a good weekend! You always have the greatest round ups. There are too many good things to read!
    Lisa @ RunWiki recently posted..Joy and Hope take effort

  3. I appreciate all the work you do to compile Bean Bytes every week. I find so many great posts and new blogs! Plus I adore the pet pics :-).
    Debbie @ Live from La Quinta recently posted..My Un-Training Plan

  4. Great posts! Loved your article about nooch! I’ve been obsessed for the past few months!
    Maureen recently posted..Smoothie Nation

  5. Great links that I’ve read and need to catch up as usual! I’m loving the “bean mode”!
    Angela @ Happy Fit Mama recently posted..Hips Don’t Lie

  6. Good ones!

  7. so many good reads, as always! happy monday! :)
    Linz @ Itz Linz recently posted..St. Louis Rams Ladies Football Camp GIVEAWAY

  8. Great Bean Bytes as usual! About to check out a bunch of these links. I had seen the no back crisp three ways from Ashley and definitely plan to make that. First up on my list to check out is the hemp crusted avocado chicken!
    Kim @ Hungry Healthy Girl recently posted..The Beach is Marvelous!

  9. Had to go straight to Carly’s post and read it…awesome, raw, honesty. Loved it. Great round up and can’t wait to dig into others!
    misszippy recently posted..MAF test day blues

  10. awesome, thanks for the linky’s! can’t wait to catch up on some of them :) and VERY excited for the blog chat on wednesday!
    Kaycee @ FitFace recently posted..My Story Part 1

  11. Love the Bean Bytes. Can’t wait to devour some great reads I always seem to miss. :)
    Caitlyn @ City and the Cubicle recently posted..MIMM: Color Run, family style.

  12. Went ‘bean mode’ in the grocery store is awesome! :) You are always inspiring.
    Laura @ Mommy Run Fast recently posted..Two Magic Words for Running and Life

  13. Lots of great reads as always! Thanks for sharing my post, too.
    Carrie @ recently posted..Overnight Oats featuring Quest Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar

  14. So many great links, so little time!!! Thx for all the great suggestions.
    Kelly @ Nosh And Nourish recently posted..Cooking up a Storm + {Bye Bye Blues Juice}

  15. Thanks so much for including my post!
    I’m hoping to join that twitter chat again this week – it was so fun and helpful last time!
    Danica @ It’s Progression recently posted..from the weekend

  16. Great links as always! Thanks Lindsay!
    Holly @ EatGreatBEGreat recently posted..MIMM #4 – Deliciousness

  17. Love this! Someday you should really write a post about how you magically have time to read all this and blog about it! 😉
    Melissa @ Freeing Imperfections recently posted..1 Year Blogiversary!

  18. Great reading list as per usual! Thanks :)
    Kierston @candyfit recently posted..#MIMM: Live, Love, Enjoy, Compete!

  19. Thank you so much for including my post in your round up! I’m loving catching up on the others! :)
    Carly D. @ CarlyBananas recently posted..Why I’m No Longer An Ambassador

  20. I love bean bytes!! Thanks for always sharing such great content–I always end up at my computer for wayyyy too long Monday mornings trying to read all the awesome posts! :)
    Ari @ Ari’s Menu recently posted..Drink & Dish: Orange Creamsicle Cookies

  21. this is my favorite post series of yours! I love all the links

  22. Thanks for the info on nutritional yeast. I’ve been waiting to buy some!
    Sara@fitcupcaker recently posted..Instagram Weekend & Weekly Meal Plan

  23. I love finding new blogs to read. All these links look great!
    Kelly @ KellyRunsforFood recently posted..Healthier Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

  24. Ezra Poundcake and those recipes… Love em’ all!
    Christine @ Oatmeal Bowl recently posted..How to Find Your Running Endurance

  25. Another great list! :) Thank you for including my post!!
    Thanks for pointing me to Sweet Caroline’s post. I’ve taken my yoga practice to another level, and I’ve just begun to flirt with the idea to take it further.
    Paige @ Your Trainer Paige recently posted..Spirulina Guacamole + Nutrex Spirulina Benefits

  26. Thanks for some great Monday night reads! I always look forward to them 😉
    Maggie @ Sunnyside Up Smile recently posted..3-Day Juice Cleanse Day 1 Recap

  27. I always love these posts!

    Your cats are way too cute, I want to adopt them :)
    Jan @ Sprouts n Squats recently posted..Trial Tuesdays #10

  28. It is amazing how many great posts there are out there every week & we still miss a lot of them!
    Jody – Fit at 55 recently posted..Gratitude Monday & Being Present Time

  29. Love the term “bean mode”! I don’t know how you do it–always finding such great reads. I feel honored to be among the ones listed. 😀 I love your fur children!
    Jess @ Blonde Ponytail recently posted..My Postpartum Fitness Plan

  30. So many good links here I could spend all day reading them! haha thanks again for the love, you rock : )
    Caroline recently posted..I’m Going For It!

  31. Thank you for including us in this excellent list. I ended up in bed an hour, phone to my face, reading the links you posted here.
    AlexandraFunFit recently posted..Transformative Travel: 11 Helpful Tips for Travelers

  32. Lean Green or Sweet Pea? Either way, thank you for including our post in your list of good stuff! Lists like yours always help me find new posts to pursue.

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