Lunch is the perfect opportunity to get out and walk around New York City with my coworkers—even if we just pick up food within a 3 block radius to bring back to our desks so we can continue finding random stuff on the Internet working. So every day, I’ll be sharing what I had for lunch along with links to my daily lunch break distractions.

The Lunch:

Pepperoni & Munster sandwich with chopped pears
Pepperoni & Munster sandwich with chopped pears

The Links:

How to Sprout & Cook Beans (via For the Love of Food)
Cooking beans from scratch isn’t as hard as you think! Check out this great how-to guide on For the Love of Food.

20 Beat The Heat No-Bake Treats (via Averie Cooks)
When it’s too hot to turn on the oven but you’re craving something sweet, try out one of these easy and delicious recipes.

Mini crudite platter

30 Itty-Bitty Foods That Look Good Enough To Eat (via BuzzFeed)
I’m amazed at how realistic some of these tiny fake dishes are. HOW DO YOU DO ALL THIS?! Teach me your ways, Etsy shop owners.

Top 20 Fittest US Cities of 2013 Statistics Released (via Bite Size Wellness)
Like our friends at BSW, I was surprised to not see NYC on this list. Congratulations to Minneapolis-St. Paul on claiming top spot!

Hannibal Gets a Second Season of Creepy Food Styling (via Eater)
I didn’t even know this was a thing. The bizarrely creepy NBC show has rehired Chef Jose Andres as culinary adviser and food stylist Janice Poon to prepare dishes made of human flesh—fake, of course.