I am really exciting about the links this week. There should be something for everyone, from education to fitness and of course, for the foodie.
The Brunette Bit - 5 Healthy Snack Recipes for Any Girl
I have been searching high and low for a recipe I used back in March. It was a healthier version of rice crispie squares - they were so good that you really didn't miss the marshmallows! So, after copious amounts of Google searching, I happened upon this post and think that her brown rice and cranberry chews are as close as I will find to that elusive recipe. I cannot wait to test it out to see if it is similar. I am also dreaming about those almond snack bars and the nut mix. The good thing is - most of these are gluten-free!
Common Cents Mom - Get a Free Education at Some of the World's Best Schools
I absolutely love this blog and always find her posts quite useful. I have always loved school, so much so that I haven't stopped taking classes, even after completing two degrees! I am currently pursuing a diploma in public relations through Ryerson University. So, the idea of taking classes from Harvard without the shock to my wallet - well, it got me really excited!
Bikini Body Mommy - Stretching, the Foam Roller, and Performing SMR
I am not overly familiar with this blog, but the author has been able to complete an incredible weight-loss transformation. This blog is filled with daily workouts, recipes and personal accounts. The post I am sharing with you today is about foam rolling - I am sure many of you have a love-hate relationship with the foam roller (I certainly do!); however, it can be extremely beneficial. For those of you who have not yet tried this, it can be really helpful. This post shows a few good moves to target some of the more painful areas (IT bands! ouch!).