First things first: Wow. Thank you so much! I couldn’t – probably still can’t – believe the incredible responses to my post on Thursday. What was honestly a matter-of-minutes post and reminder to myself seems to resonate with so many of you so if you haven’t seen it yet you might want to check what I’m referring to.
Anway, the spotlight is on your posts from the week today. Because there hasn’t been a shortage of great and inspiring reads from all around the blog world, either. If the weather around your parts is anything like here – read: cold and snowy – you might agree it’s the best day ever to catch up on recent online happenings: there you go!
Good good [food for thought]
Eating for Health & Eating for Abs. Do you know the difference? via Food and Nonsense
These are making me really sad and wonder if there’s a way to revert this in the future. I might check out the whole study when I have some more time.
Good good [advice and inspiration]
Why Being Authentic is So Much Hotter than Being Perfect via Danielle Dowling
This!: “We don’t really, actually admire perfection”
Why it’s hard to make friends… and what to do about it. via Sarah Jenks
Everybody needs friends but starting out in a new place can feel lonely. Some great ideas on how and where to make connections.
Your Guide to Enjoying Vegetables via hello healthy
“But I don’t like … [insert nasty vegetable – looking at you beets!]” – maybe there’s a way you’d enjoy it after all?!
That friend who can eat everything she wants without gaining an ounce? Reasons why you shouldn’t feel jealous.
Not just for athletes! Iron deficiency isn’t an issue to mess with so especially as a vegetarian or vegan we need to make sure we’re getting enough.
Good good [posts to make you smile + DIYs]
Actually not one to smile but think about.
Health Magazine Advice Debunked- Part 1 via The Big Man’s World
The takeaway from any and all health publications: trust common sense and your own intuition.
Good good [food]
100 Calorie Double Chocolate Chip Greek Muffins via Skinny Fitalicious
With a great ingredient list these little good-for-you – and egg-free! – muffins look like the perfect anytime-snack.
Spicy Asian Bowl of Goodness via Faring well
The name says it already: a big bowl filled with deliciousness and an intriguing sweet and spicy Asian dressing. Bonus: it’s single-serving!
Oven-Baked Pizza Dip via Keepin’ It Kind
Who wants to have a pizza party of the different kind? Bring on the dippers!
Vegan Polenta Bowl via Delicious Knowledge
Want! After snarking on polenta for years it’s become one of my favourite grains and this is just perfect.
Aloo Gobi Pies via One Ingredient Chef
Yes. Just yes to these. This classic Indian stew turned pie looks so good and there’s just a handful of ingredients.
Happiness-inducing today: That kind old man trying to give me advice on how to get rid of the thick layer of snow on my car. He wasn’t actually helpful but it’s the fact he tried that matters.
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