Good good links #195

For the first time in a long while, I actually found myself with too many links to share – by Friday night already! Usually, I take the weekend to browse a little more to fill those empty spots but today, I am in fact holding a good number back for the next link lovin’ post.What this also means, though, is that I didn’t spend much time scouring blogs this week so if you happened upon any posts I should absolutely read: let me know in the comments!

Happy Sunday!

 

 

Good good [food for thought]

The Privilege of Wellness via Rachael Hartley Nutrition

This one really matters in a world where magazines, websites and influencers give certain foods a bad rep [think: Food Babe], praise all kinds of expensive products, treatments and wellness get-aways. It’s important to remember that having both the time and financial means to invest in our health and well-being is indeed a privilege.

Acceptance Does Not Mean Giving Up via Delish Knowledge

A great reminder that hating [parts of] ourselves doesn’t change a thing for the better – just like acceptance won’t for the worse.

Eating When You’re Not Hungry is Okay…and Healthy.  Via The Real Life RD

A-men! The whole misconception that being hungry is the only “legitimate” reason to eat has to stop.

 

Good good [advice and inspiration]

The phrase, “you have self control / discipline / willpower around food.” via Yeah … Imma Eat That

Kylie nailed it once again. Not like you needed any more convincing to read this but this!!!: “having self control around food means you are micromanaging an instinct that isn’t meant to be micromanaged. ”

3 Ways We Tell Our Toddlers That Men Are More Important via Sarah Rooftops

While no, I’m not a parent, I still found this thought-provoking and think it’s not just for mums and dads but anybody in any way involved in a child’s life [i.e. aunts, babysitters, grandparents …].

10 Inspiring Illustrated Quotes for the Weekend via Design Sponge

For those moments/times when life feels hard/you feel stuck/things suck in whichever way.

Ladies, enjoy your Sexy Self. Just stop Calling it Yoga. via Elephant Journal

Granted, I’m not a yogi myself but still know a bit about its background and resonate with her words on the ever-popular Instagram pictures.

 

Miscellaneous

Doable Ways to Use Less Water via The Kitchn

If you can’t be bothered to do it for the environment – seriously?! – then how about your bills ;)?

 

Blogging

What I Wish Everyone Knew About Sponsored Posts via The Healthy Maven

Whether you’re a blogger, reader or brand employee: This post is a must-read for a behind the scenes look at how cooperations work. Yes, this is a drill ;). 

I Befriended My Troll via Kath Eats

Such a great post/wonderful news in a world where unwarranted hatred towards strangers has become the [sad] norm.

5 Ways to Find Guest Blogging Opportunities via Bloguettes

Posting on another blog or bigger website can be a great stepping stone in growing your audience. These are some solid tips on how to figure out whom to approach.

Are Your Images Legal? via Jade and Oak

Such a huge and hugely important issue yet one a lot of people let slip [and I totally used to be guilty of it during my first years of blogging, too].

Why I Didn’t Comment on Your Blog Post via Forever Amber

All. of. These. Are true for me, too, so I’m glad Amber found the right words to sum all the reasons up in one post [that I should probably refer to in the future …]

 

Good good [post to make you smile]

My Shameful Blogging Confessions via Forever Amber

Even if mine/yours aren’t the exact same ones, it feels good to know we’re not alone in having some of these ourselves, right?!

 

Good good [food]

13 Drool-Worthy Macaron Recipes via Oh My Veggies

As if macarons didn’t look enticing enough already, flavours like Blueberry Lemon, Chocolate and Salted Caramel or Strawberry Lemonade just increase the wow factor.

Vegan Coconut Polenta with Harissa Mushroom Bolognese via Feed Me Phoebe

Polenta deserves some more appreciation! This dish hightlights it among an equally as tasty sounding veg bolognese.

Crusty Pumpkin and Kale Pasta Bake via The Glowing Fridge

Cheesy pumpkin sauces are a major favourite of mine and this recipe – from the sauce to the vegetables and cashew crumb topping – has my stomach grumbling.

Pizza beans via Smitten Kitchen

What’s not to like about stick-to-your ribs beans and vegetables in tomato sauce, covered in lots of melty cheese? Gee, that gets me hungry just thinking about it.

Caramelized Endives with Creamy Pumpkin Pasta via Full of Plants

This looks like something you’d be served at a fancy restaurant and sounds so very delicious.

Veggie-Loaded Vegan Shakshuka via Happy Skin Kitchen

This vegan version of the classic doesn’t have to hide. It sounds amazing in its own right.

Gruyère Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls via Food Meanderings

Quite the advanced recipe and unique flavor combination, this one’s for my bread and cheese-lovin’ friends out there.

Chocolate Cinnamon Walnut Chili via Nutrition Stripped

A hearty meatless chili that speaks to me through the inclusion of plenty o’ beans and warming spices.

 

Happiness-inducing today: Getting to help a slightly stressed dad of a toddler carry some groceries to his car since he’d forgotten to bring a bag. He seemed a little perplexed to be offered help – definitely some selfishness on my part ;).

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3 thoughts on “Good good links #195

  1. Kristy from Southern In Law says:

    It’s so good to see a post from you – and yay for so many awesome links! I missed so many posts while away (I cleared my Feedly for the here weeks because I had so many unread posts it was stressing me, haha!) and now I’m catching up!

  2. Kaylee says:

    Totally agree that polenta is waaaay underrated! CHOCOLATE. CINNAMON. WALNUT. CHILI. ?!?! YES PLEASE.
    And I’m a sucker for quotes so those illustrated ones caught my eye for sure.

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