Do you ever have those nights where you’re just lying in bed wide awake for no rhyme or reason? That’s happened to me more often than not this past week and it’s no fun at all. I’ve been working out, stopping caffeine at a reasonable hour, and waking up at fairly early, yet apparently something’s missing. Sleep woes aside, I’ve recently come across some good finds online in between “working”. Even though they suck away my productivity levels to some extent, they’re still worth sharing:
3 Articles Worth Checking Out:
- The First Lady on Eating Better as a Family: And just when I thought I couldn’t love Michelle Obama any more, I go and read this. Her approach to raising kids on a healthy diet and getting a healthy dinner on the table each night. is inspiring. Especially given the number of staff & facilities the First Lady has at her fingertips, it’s awesome to read how hands-on and involved she is with her family. Whether or not you are the President’s wife, any family can incorporate all the tips & strategies she suggests.
- 6 Reasons You Should Stop Using Protein Powder: I went through a phase of using protein powder on a daily basis…sometimes multiple times during the day. Although not intended, I seem to have weaned myself off it over the past few months. Based on my current goals, I’m able to meet my protein requirements through my diet alone. If I’m in a pinch or need a boost, they are still my go-to. While guzzling protein shakes ultimately comes down to individual preferences & circumstances, some of the points raised in this article were especially interesting!
- To all my fellow kale-, quinoa-, Greek yogurt- and almond butter-loving friends please read this article on 5 Must-Eat Pretentious Foods. I found myself smiling throughout the whole article, especially at this line: “Peanut butter is now the forgotten, underachieving middle child of the nut butter family”.
2 Images That Say It All:
1 Recipe I Can’t Wait to Try:
These babies are filthy ;)! I don’t throw around the term “orgasmic” lightly but brownies involving chocolate chip cookie batter, brownie batter, and Oreos definitely deserve the title. I’m still on my “detox” but as soon as a birthday/excuse comes up, I will be making these bad boys.
How often do you use protein powder?
How do you like your brownies? A la mode naturally!