Hi there and happy Sunday!
Risking a repeat offender but: I read less online this week yet still found so many great posts that I’m excited to share with you and find out which ones you like best. We have guests around so I’ll keep this intro super short and th focus on all the amazing links below.
Good good [food for thought]
An Open Letter to American Culture: I’m a Pretty Girl With A Problem via Healthyez Sweet
How well-meant compliments can turn into pressure and steer our focus from what really makes us unique.
Guilt: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly via Life of Endurance
Do you let guilt take over in the decisions you make in everyday life?
Good good [advice, inspiration and other insightful reads]
10 things you don’t need in your life anymore via Apron Sticks and Sticky Fingers
A truly wonderful list that you should rid your life of right away to improve your emotional and physical well-being.
Health Conscious or Disordered Eating? Via Avocado a Day Nutrition
Where to draw the line between a passion for healthy living and an obsession that takes over your life under the guise of being ‘healthy’.
16 Iron Rich Vegetables via Veggie Quest
A post I’d been waiting for and it’s packed with lots of useful [and potentially surprising] information on filling up those iron depots with plants [not merely a list of iron-rich vegetables!].
3 Ways to Avoid Blogger Burnout – Or Bounce Back from One via In It 4 the Long Run
Thoughts on an important issue and how to prevent yourself from it through balance.
Why I Love Instagram Stories (and what it means for bloggers) via Forever Amber
Like it? Don’t like it? This post might help you form an opion on Instagram’s [stolen] latest feature.
Be the Olivia Pope of Blogging via Jade & Oak
Two confessions: a) I’ve never watched Scandal and b) I only now remembered to include this post. Anyway, if you enjoyed that show and like a good analogy on how it’s intertwined with blogging – this one’s for you.
How to Start (and Grow!) Your Side Hustle via Katy Widrick
No expert has fallen from the sky yet and these are some great tips on finding and growing your niche.
Good good [posts to make you smile]
Can you really blame him? Cuteness alerts all around.
The real takeaway here should be to look after one another – be it family members, friends we haven’t talked to in a long while or neighbours.
Good good [food]
Lightened Up Rainbow Baked Cheesecakes (Gluten Free!) via Southern in Law
Because everything is better in colour. Also: eat the rainbow ;).
Paleo Vanilla Ice Cream via Joyfoodsunshine
This looks unbelievably creamy and calls for a mere five ingredients.
Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Dip via Hummusapien
Cauliflower, chickpeas, cashews – the ingredients alone leave no doubt this is spectacular. And those pictures …
The Best Vegan Baked Mac and Cheese (Healthy & Gluten Free!) via Southern in Law
Another recipe by Kristy because I can’t not include a vegan mac that gets such an amazing review [read the post for her sneaky ways ;)].
Red Lentil Pizza Crust via Oatmeal with a Fork
By now we all know cauliflower, zucchini and possibly sweet potato as far as grain-free crusts go. But lentils? That’s a new and very intriguing one.
Cauliflower Parmesan via Fork and Beans
Can you crave something you’ve never eaten? Because that’s the case here.
Happiness-inducing today: Good conversations.