Oh hello there, it’s me again. My posting schedule has been a little erratic lately – some weeks going by, then two in one again. The previous post’s title might have scared some of you away. Politics, eh? But in a funny way, promise – it’s all about the differences between Germany and the US. As in: did you know we actually have a president, too, but you wouldn’t really be aware of it in everyday life? Well, what I also have are many great posts from all around the web for your Sunday reading pleasure. Let me know any thought-provoking or elsewise insightful you’ve stumbled upon in the comments, too.
Good good [food for thought]
I’m tired of apologising for my (non-controversial) opinions via Forever Amber
The blog world should be a place to openly share whichever opinions we have and – as readers – keep an open mind towards others’.
On Growing Up In Front Of The TFD Comments Section via The Financial Diet
Not just an individual case but something that’s happening all around the internet and has to change.
You Can Have Hard Days via The Lean Green Bean
A must-read because we all have those days [occasionally stretching over longer periods, too]. Also this: “Me struggling with stuff in my life does not trivialize what is going on in the lives of others.”
Good good [advice and inspiration]
Why You Crave Carbohydrates via Bucket List Tummy
A scientific [but still easily understandable] explanation for our cravings and why we should stop working against them.
Learning Your Body With Fertility Awareness Methods via The Real Life RD
While probably not the topic you’d bring up over dinner with friends, Robyn is right in knowledge about it being empowering for us women in being the experts of our own health. Even if you don’t decide to use it as a contraception method.
How to Be a Better Listener To Your Friends via The Everygirl
Having that one friend who you know will listen to you with actual interest and empathy is so very important – just as much as being that one to others.
Why “Eat Only When You’re Hungry” Is Terrible Diet Advice via Summer Tomato
So much yes to this! Eating isn’t just a biological response but so much more and even if not all of these are ‘brilliant’ reasons for eating, they are –okay- .
Do Calories Actually Matter? If So, For What? via Mind Body Green
Yes, I know, I know, the terrible ‘c’ word. But this article was surprisingly differentiated in showing a variety of opinions and coming to an overall – in my mind – good conclusion.
What You Need To Know About Food Sensitivity Tests via Hungry Hobby
With many different kinds out there, this is a handy guide to understand the limitations of each test method and determine the one that will give you the best results [should you ever need to get tested, that is].
Is Sugar Vegan? via Fitsugar
While old news – hello, oxymoron 😉 – to me [plus, all German sugar is vegan in anyway], I thought this might be an good heads-up if you hadn’t heard about it.
Is Diet Ice Cream Bad For You? via Fitsugar
Want to know how good your Halo Top, Artic Zero and the likes are? Read on [or go with ignorance is bliss; no judgement].
Now the question is: To laugh about these or to be shocked by the BS some people recommend?
Good good [food]
Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough – 3 Ways via Veggiekins
Because let’s face it: cookie dough > baked cookies. And cookie dough so nutritious even mom would approve of you eating it for breakfast? Sign me up.
19 Dairy-Free Ice Creams You Don’t Have to Churn via Greatist
Ice cream season is over? Well, I’m afraid I don’t care because I – and I bet you, too – still want a scoop each of these.
Black Lentil Enchiladas with Zucchini via Naturally Ella
If you asked me what drew me in here: where to start? Lentils, flavourful sauce, cheese – what’s not to like?!
Vegan Pizza Burgers with Mozzarella Cheese Sauce via Catching Seeds
Just reading the ingredient list, I can imagine how good these are. Plus how could they not be with a description ala “like a pepperoni cheese pizza in burger form”?!
Happiness-inducing today: My morning walk and trying a new recipe for lunch.
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