Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness information from around the web. This week, we’re heading into the kitchen, whipping up some healthy meals in the microwave, canning fresh summer fruits, and learning the real difference between green powder and green juice. We want to spread the love and share kick-ass content in the wellness world, and here are our picks:


Green Juice vs. Green Powder: How They Compare
What’s actually the difference between adding green powder to smoothies versus going with the real greens? This article breaks down the nutrition, taste, and overall health benefits of both. [via Well + Good NYC]

Hacking Your Microwave
5 Healthy Meals You Can Make Using Only a Microwave
Don’t have time to preheat the oven and get out the pots and pans? Not to worry — these microwave meals are both easy and healthy. [via HerCampus]


9 Summer Canning Recipes Made Simple
Food…in a jar. What else could you want? Luckily, canning doesn’t have to be difficult, and here’s your guide to doing it right. [via LearnVest]

…Eating Weird Candy

9 Really Weird Lolipop Flavors
Forget cherry and watermelon — how do fish flavored lollipops sound? This, and eight other candy options, makes saying no to candy pretty darn easy. [via BlissTree]

Achieving Workout Bliss

How I Learned to Love Exercise
Take a tip from this personal article that’s worth the read: Stop worrying about calories burned and hitting the gym everyday, and simply do what makes you feel good. [via Elle]

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[Note: These are outside sources, which don’t always follow Greatist’s strict (and awesome) research standards.]