The Checkup: The Recipe Every Bacon Addict Should Keep in Their Back Pocket

And more healthy reads for your morning.

Veggie bacon — so, bacon made from fruits and veggies like mushrooms, eggplant and coconut — is all the rage on Philly’s healthier-leaning restaurant menus, from South Philly’s Rachel’s Pantry to Fishtown’s Front Street Cafe. Here, how to make your own veggie bacon at home. (Because we’re pretty sure no dietitian would be cool with you eating real bacon at every meal, but veggie bacon might be another story.) [BuzzFeed]

• Welp, get ready for your morning cry: A breast cancer survivor is walking 1,000 miles topless, from Mississippi to D.C., to show that women shouldn’t be ashamed of their mastectomy scars. [Greatist]

• If you haven’t heard of Moon Juice, you’re about to. The Los Angeles-based company, which makes — you guessed it! — juice, along with a number of other products (think: something called Sex Tonic), just started delivering their juices nationally. [Well + Good]

• Here, how to make your mornings WAY more productive. Warning to the snooze addicts of the world: It involves waking up earlier. [Self]

• Interesting! This new sneaker — designed to be worn sock-less – is made from Merino wool and claims to regulate temperature, wick moisture and minimize odor. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

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