How was your week back from the holidays? Surprisingly, I was super productive, and fully expect that to taper off come the end of the month, but hey I’ll take it!
Let’s be fully unproductive for all that productivity this week, and get on with ALSS.
Something I always say to myself if someone has a something negative to say about me is “their problem, not mine.” I do have to remember to tell myself I’m awesome more often.
Music of the Moment:
Oh mann, this song makes me want summer SO bad right now. Windows down, road trippin’…
Oh heyy, big surprise I’m on to a new workout routine. I’ve gone back to creating my own kinda weekly routine of 2-3 weight focused, 2 cardio sessions, and yoga and walks in between. Here’s what week 1 looked like for me.
Monday: Lower Body workout + 30 minute walk
Tuesday: This 30 minute treadmill workout from PB Fingers
Wednesday: Ab workout + 30 minute walk
Thursday: Yoga + 30 minute walk
Friday: Total body workout
Saturday: HIIT Intervals on treadmill
Sunday: Yoga + 30 minute walk
BBQ Chickpea Lettuce Wraps with Vegan Ranch – Diary of an Ex-Sloth
While I may not be anywhere close to vegan, eating more plant-based this year is one of my intentions. I don’t think it will be too hard when you have recipes like these at your fingertips.
Hot Chocolate Steel Cut Oats – Edible Perspective
In case you had plans for giving up chocolate…re-evaluate your priorities.
20 Minute Moroccan Chickpea Soup – Gimme Some Oven
I feel like soups take notoriously long to simmer and become awesome, but 20 minutes until bread dippage is perfection.
How to Create a Self Care Box – Yeah…ImmaEatThat
I love the idea of making a self care box for times that you feel stressed, bored, or just need an outlet. I’d want a lot of Kylie’s stuff in mine too!
Adding, Not Subtracting for a Healthier New Year – fANNEtastic Food
In a society where we are constantly told what we SHOULDN’T eat/do, it’s time we start focusing on what we NEED TO eat and do to be healthier and happier.
30 Things I’ve Done to Simplify My Life – MindBodyGreen
This is one of my intentions for 2017, and have already put #3 and #19 into action!
Top 10 Business Tips for Food Bloggers, Entrepreneurs, and Influencers – Abbey’s Kitchen
I love how Abbey shares the tips she’s learned (even the hard way) so that you can take your business and blog to the next level this year.
Blogging & Digital Marketing Trends for 2017 (and beyond) – Katy Widrick
Since Katy was pretty on point for last year’s trends, I think giving her predictions for the year ahead is worth looking in to.
5 Tips to Blog Faster – ProBlogger
When it feels like you’re chasing your tail trying to balance a full-time job and blogging, taking these totally doable tips and putting them into action can make the task far less daunting.
From the Blog:
This time 6 months ago I …
…made these Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Bars, and was actually planning on making a batch this weekend! Spoookkky.
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