Mother Nature has one cruel sense of humor. 6 inches of snow is a little extreme of a April Fools Day joke. Spring should start by Memorial Day at this point.
But let’s stop and smell the flowers of the interweb with this week’s fabulous reads and eats!
This is one thing I have been trying to work on being mindful about. Simply observing my thoughts, whether good or bad, and not judging them. Not feeding into negative thoughts gives them no power to affect your emotions.
Music of the Moment:
Totally digging this new one from Lorde. Catchy, and dance-worthy which fits all of my Sunday morning dance party criteria.
Someone bring on the Spring so I can get motivated mmkay? I’ve been all over the place with exercise, but here’s what I managed this week.
Wednesday: Weight Training (with some help from Nia Shanks)
Saturday: Weight Training
Sunday: Some sort of workout video from Fitness Blender
Broccolini Almond Pizza – Cookies & Kate
This is one of the most unique pizza combos I’ve seen (besides maybe this nacho pizza), and of course that means I NEED to try it immediately.
Coconut Curry Mussels with Zucchini Noodles – Eating Bird Food
I’m usually not one for coconut milk, but I am one for mussels. Any and every way. Although homegirl would need some crusty bread for dippage with this one.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cups with Protein – Fit Mitten Kitchen
Chocolate. Peanut butter. Protein. I don’t want to hear it, this is the best breakfast combo of all time.
Crunchy Tandoori Chickpea Wraps – Half Baked Harvest
Hey-lo flavah! I really hoping chickpeas don’t give me any trouble, because the lunch bell is calling for this.
Being a Competent Eater Instead of Eliminating Food Groups – Yeah…immaEATThat
Finding joy in ALL foods without judging or labeling them as good or bad sets you up for a good relationship for a lifetime.
You Don’t Fail the Diet, the Diet Fails You – Hummusapien
In case you missed the memo, diets don’t work. What does is being mindful, loving your body, and enjoying food for it’s nourishment or just for tasting damn delicious.
The Right Foods at the Right Time: Circadian Rhythms & Nutrition – Food & Nutrition
Another important reminder why getting enough sleep is crucial. Not enough can affect how and when you eat, which can be a big health game changer.
How to Grow Your Facebook Page – Beauty Through Imperfection
How to Get Started with Free Travel When Your Blog is Brand New – ProBlogger
So maybe this is the way to finally get to Hawaii 😉
6 Ways to Monetize Your Blog – Happy Homeschool Nest
Blogging ain’t easy..or free. Making a little $$$ to support your hobby (and peanut butter addiction) is a good idea.
From the Blog:
This time 6 months ago I …
..combined hummus with lentils and my legume-loving heart melted.
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