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{Weekly Roundup!} Volume 16

IN VOLUME 16: FOOD IS NOT A REWARD. EXERCISE IS NOT A PUNISHMENT. // MY FRESH GARDEN FAVORITES | 3 TOMATO RECIPES // HOW TO BEND BACK TIME // A NEW KIND OF ADVICE FOR THE CLASS OF 2016 

 

NUTRITION

COCONUT SHRIMP CURRY SOUP

"I know it’s not ‘soup season’ now that the weather is a little warmer, but you know what? I don’t care, because this soup is that good. I made this one day when I wasn’t feeling that well, and between the spice, the turmeric, and the delicious warm taste I immediately felt better." -Alexa Wible
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YOU CAN'T TRUST WHAT YOU READ ABOUT NUTRITION

"...Millions of people are vowing to shape up their eating habits. This usually involves dividing foods into moralistic categories: good/bad, healthy/unhealthy, nutritious/indulgent, slimming/fattening — but which foods belong where depends on whom you ask." -Christie Aschwanden
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HOT ITALIAN SAUSAGE MEATBALLS

"I’m typically a turkey meatball {with a ton of added veggies} gal. But zucchini noodles topped with zucchini-filled meatballs seemed like, well, entirely too much zucchini. So that’s when I got to thinking... Aren’t traditional meatballs made with ground pork? And aren’t I the hugest fan of hot Italian sausage? And that’s how these hot Italian sausage meatballs came to be." -Kristin, FoodFash
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MY FRESH GARDEN FAVORITES | 3 TOMATO RECIPES

"I’ve said it a million times—when I started my garden a few years ago, I managed to kill more plants than I’m proud of admitting to. But tomatoes were always a staple that I managed to keep alive. And my kids loved watching them grow, so I’ve enjoyed growing them. - See more at: https://magnoliamarket.com/garden-fresh-favorites-3-tomato-recipes/#sthash.XxdsEy6s.dpuf" -Joanna Gaines

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TRAINING

WHY YOU SHOULDN'T EXERCISE TO LOSE WEIGHT EXPLAINED WITH 60+ STUDIES

"So the benefits of exercise are real. And stories about people who have lost a tremendous amount of weight by hitting the treadmill abound. But the bulk of the evidence tells a less impressive story." -Julia Belluz and Javier Zarracina
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1 MINUTE OF ALL-OUT EXERCISE MAY HAVE BENEFITS OF 45 MINUTES OF MODERATE EXERTION

"Athletes rely on intervals to improve their speed and power, but generally as part of a broader, weekly training program that also includes prolonged, less-intense workouts, such as long runs. But in the past few years, exercise scientists and many of the rest of us have become intrigued by the idea of exercising exclusively with intervals, ditching long workouts altogether." -Gretchen Reynolds
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HOW TO BEND BACK TIME

"This highlights what yogis have known for decades – if you want youthful energy and vitality, bending and stretching is a great way to get it. What are you waiting for? Get started right now by giving these three key poses a go." -Sophie Collett
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LIFESTYLE

10 THINGS I WANT MY DAUGHTER TO KNOW WHEN THINGS GET REAL

"I wish she could stay this innocent, this pure, forever, but she can’t. She won’t. At 10 years old, she is on the cusp of so much—drama, boys, comparisons, trust, embarrassment, pressure, and other tumultuous situations that are unavoidable. It will all become very real, very soon. There is so much I want to tell her, and I will when the time is right. Here is what I need her to know." -Katie Smith
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FOOD IS NOT A REWARD. EXERCISE IS NOT A PUNISHMENT.

"We reach for a pint of ice cream after a tough workout or an emotional day, and we get in some extra fitness the next day to “pay” for this reward. Personally, I still find myself in this mindset to some degree; I still find myself reaching for wine or chocolate as a reward every now and then after an especially long or exhausting day of work. This isn’t an easy trap to escape, but then again, none of the truly impactful mindset shifts are usually easy, are they?" -Neghar Fonooni
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A NEW KIND OF ADVICE FOR THE CLASS OF 2016

"The news is consumed with clips of political figures, celebrities and philanthropists gracing the Class of 2016 with words of encouragement. We decided to throw our hat in the ring and leave this year's graduates with some wisdom of our own." -Reebok
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HOW TO STYLE OVERHEAD STILL LIFE PHOTOS (IT'S SO FUN!)

"It took me a long time to admit that photography is part of my job. UGH! I’m a decorator, a blogger, a writer–but every step of the way it was the photos that helped communicate my message." -The Nesting Place
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