Bean Bytes #9

Hi Friends!

And we’re back, for another edition of Bean Bytes! Hope everyone’s week is getting off to a good start. Here’s what you missed last week:

Link Love


Challenge yourself during commercials!
Commercial Break Challenge via Best Body Fitness

How soon is too soon?
Running Post-Partum via NYC Running Mama

Proud of her for speaking up
My response to an offensive ad via Mindy’s Fitness Journey



For all you pumpkin coffee fans
Pumpkin Coffee Creamer via Reckless Abandon

Very similar to my own thoughts
NYC Soda Ban via Healthy Heddleston

Love this decision making tool!
90 Days via My Inner Shakti

A useful tutorial for fall
Spaghetti Squash Tutorial via Organically Mo

Love these power cookies because they’re protein powder free! Making soon!
Pumpkin power cookies via Britt’s Blurbs



Interesting to think about
The impact of insecurities via Love  Life Surf

3 cheers for veggie burgers!
Best of the Best veggie burger roundup via Nutritionella

A good reminder that it’s ok to step back
Stepping back via The Wannabe Athlete

A beautifully written perspective on blogging
Candy Apple Popcorn Balls and a perspective on blogging via Wannabe A Country Cleaver



Halloween is coming
10 Tips to avoid halloween candy binges via Jill Conyers

Apple Cinnamon Pumpkin Pancakes via Little Bitty Bakes

loved this!
What pregnancy has allowed me to realize via Making Good Choices Blog

so freaking cute
Training for 26.2- through the eyes of the hubs via EatDrinkBreatheSweat

for you new moms
5 ways to balance breast feeding and fitness via Fit Pregnancy and Parenting



A great reminder to enjoy today!
Today via Fit Foodie Finds

a must-read
If you can’t say something nice via Lindsay’s List

another look at the life of a dietetic intern
My life as a dietetic intern via Hummusapien

Just in time for football season.
20 Healthy Tailgating recipes via Dashing Dish

Get educated about greek yogurt
Greek Yogurt: what’s real and what’s not via Nutritionella

Wellness in college- an OSU alum shouts out to my girls from CHAARG!
Wellness in college via Newly Wife Healthy Life

Scenes from the Week

1. Tucker is quite the escape artist
2. #truth
3. the boys got their very own #foodiepenpals package
4. operation beautiful note
5. keyboard for my ipad!
6. operation beautiful note
7. got stuck behind this in traffic. now craving chocolate
8. sparkly nails are where it’s at
9. packing for FNCE

 the operation beautiful note hubby left me :)

In The News

Companies making edible stickers to attract kids to fruits and veggies
Doctors sharing notes with patients empowers them
What food labeling really means
Parents have electronic access to see what their kids are buying for lunch
Diet apps recommending too few calories
An apple a day lowers blood chemical linked to hardening arteries– done at Ohio State!!
Mediterranean diet works better than low fat or low carb
Meatless Monday Improves Meal Nutrition 

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. Haha, I LOVE the note your hubby left you. That is too much! You gotta appreciate a man who loves a good booty. 😉 Thanks for another great post!

  2. loooove all the posts you so kindly curate for us :0
    Miz recently posted..The RETURN of the pink gloves.

  3. Excited to read the medical news articles you left us today while at “work” :)
    Erica { } recently posted..Weekend “Vacation” in Destin

  4. You’re going to FNCE?! That’s AWESOME!! I wish I could go, I really do. I’m so jealous. It’s this weekend…right? Too bad I had to spend my money getting married :)

    Thanks for all the news bites, I can’t wait to check some of them out. I love how OSU is the center of so much food and nutrition research. I read another article with them in it last week, and omega-3 and 6.
    Gina (The Candid RD) recently posted..Clean Eating’s Panko and Sage-Crusted Pork Cutlets

  5. LOVE your sparkly nails!!!
    Linz @ Itz Linz recently posted..Itz Marvelous: Chi-Town Edition

  6. Thanks for the love! That note your hubby left you made me literally laugh out loud! :)
    Mo recently posted..A Trip Down Memory Lane

  7. have i told you yet that i love this link love idea!?!!? makes me smile.
    Lindsay @ Lindsay’s List recently posted..track star – keeps gettin’ better

  8. I always love your link loves!!!
    Brittany @ GOtheXtraMile recently posted..Marvelous Monday

  9. Thanks for the link love!! Hope you enjoy the cookies! :)
    Brittany @ Britt’s Blurbs recently posted..Marvelous In My Monday {14}

  10. Thanks for the shout out girl! :) :) I love when you do the link round-ups like this. There is so many great posts in the blog world, it is hard to keep up with all of them!
    jana @ newly wife healthy life recently posted..One Year Ago Today

  11. I love these recaps – especially after a crazy busy week when I missed so much.

    the link to the diet apps recommneding too few calories is awesome. I use one to track my macros and if I actually followed it’s recs, I’d be STARVING.
    Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table recently posted..A Taste of Atlanta

  12. That just might be the best Operation Beautiful note ever. Kudos to the hubby :) hehe
    Paige @ Your Trainer Paige recently posted..7 Things You Should Never Say Out Loud in the Gym

  13. OMG, I love your hubby’s note. Great :) Sounds like a splendid week and thanks for the sharing of links.
    Sarah recently posted..3-D Pumpkin Cookies Filled with Candy Corn

  14. I love your hubby’s note too :-)
    Thank you for the link love!
    Christine @ Love, Life, Surf recently posted..An unexpected visit

  15. oh my gosh what a cute note from the hubs!!

  16. Thanks for spreading the veggie burger love! <3
    Elle | nutritionella recently posted..hiking hanging rock

  17. love these posts! that pumpkin power cookies recipe looks great…just curious, what do you think about supplementing with protein powder?
    Danica @ It’s Progression recently posted..Yoga Challenge: Week 1

  18. I love when you do these roundups! Thanks for showcasing so much great stuff that you found on the internet :)

  19. I always look forward to these posts!!! I just clicked on like 6 to read as soon as I’m done typing :)
    Kelly @ No Sugar Sweet Life recently posted..Growing Healthy Kids + Stopping Childhood Obesity

  20. Thank you for adding my post to this great list! I’ve been meaning to tell you – you are such a blogging superstar – in so many ways! Go you!
    Parita @ myinnershakti recently posted..Weekend with the In-Laws

  21. I love your bean bytes. I always find something good and informative to read!
    Leonor @FoodFaithFitness recently posted..Sunday Funny

Speak Your Mind


CommentLuv badge

FitFluential Is Fitness Found The Lean Green Bean