Hello, heat wave! Do you remember how I was talking about the forecast last week? Well, this one proved it was spot on. Oh. yes. For some of you overseas around 100 °F/38 ° C might not be much but for me … woah. Long story short I didn’t move much on this Saturday. Not exactly what I’d hoped for but there’s still Sunday after all :). And with that, I’m hoping you’re enjoying your weekend and in case you need some good reading material I’ve got you covered. Enjoy and …
Good good [food for thought]
Black and White via Picky Runner
Finding the middle ground – whether in recovery or else – isn’t easy but well worth working towards.
On Veganism, Eating Disorder Recovery and ‘No’ Foods via Choosing Raw
It’s a thin line to tell the true reasoning for restriction and labeling foods.. I’m still torn on the issue of special diets and EDs.
Complaining vs. Bragging vs. Real Talk (?!) via The Lunchbox Diaries
No facades, no glamming up: An honest post on what blogging should really be about.
Good good [advice and inspiration]
How Mindful Eating Can Help You Fall In Love With Food by Rachael Hartley via Kara Lydon
Never deprive yourself of foods you enjoy for fear of overeating.
My Favourite Body-Positive Podcasts via Bagels to Broccoli
I really enjoy listening to podcasts on my walks and these sound like good ones to add to my playlist.
Stop Tossing Spoiled Produce and Start Freezing It via hello healthy
Just in time so you can make the most of summer’s best fruit and vegetables – far into the colder months!
This is Why I Unfollowed You on Instagram (And why you shouldn’t care) via Forever Amber
It’s not a personal insult but preferences regarding content. We can’t be friends with everybody and that’s okay.
Great ideas to connect, improve and keep yourself on top of the game. And don’t forget #15 from the ‘5 minute’ bunch!
Health and Fitness
Is Exercise Causing You To Gain Weight? via Lifting Revolution
[For all exercisers] It might just be and there’s a lot of science behind the why.
Good good [posts to make you smile]
How to perfectly load a dishwasher via The Oatmeal
… at leastif you want to upset me or any other slightly OCD person in your life.
Good good [food]
Vegan Floating Islands via Glue and Glitter
Yes, I’m impressed by far-from-vegan dishes veganized.
Vegan Heavenly Hash Ice Cream via Gluten Free Vegan Pantry
Chocolate, almond chunks and mashmallow fluff – doesn’t that sound like ice cream perfection?
Vegan skillet s’mores dip with easy oat graham crackers via A Dash of Compassion
Pinch me! Bring this to any summer get-together and you’ll be the star of the party. And invite me if you do,
Chakalaka via Immaculate Bites
With plenty of spices, vegetables and beans this African dish would be right up my alley.
Happiness-inducing today: Randomly meeting an old friend at the store and finding out how much better he’s doing since the last time we met.