New meal plan and fitness routine

Hello everybody! As promised before in this post I’ll explain my new meal plan and training routine. As you all know professionally speaking the past year was extremely challenging for me and took a toll on my health, therefore after China I moved into a new house and had to slowdown. For one year I…

Blueberry Mug Cake

Hello everybody, Getting back on track with my fitness journey during the month of January hasn’t been easy at all. Everyday is a new opportunity and I’ve been going more often to the gym, trying to be consistent with workouts (without pushing too hard) and paying careful attention to the quality and composition of my meals. It takes…

Nutrition and Mental Health

Hello everyone! I’ve recently shared a blog post about the importance that grocery shopping plays in a healthy lifestyle. In fact everything starts at the supermarket, or even before when we set our mind to make good decisions. Making decisions is one of our constant activities and they can either lead to a life full…

Shall we go to the Supermarket?

Hello guys! Everything starts with a visit to the supermarket! If you set the goal to eat healthy and make good choices it’s important not to underestimate the importance of grocery shopping. Supermarkets are sophisticated marketing systems and everything we see in the shelves, sample booths and even the light & smell are intentionally created to…

Clean Cheat: Fit pasta with spinach souce!

Hi everybody!  After an insane “Leg Day” it’s normal finding yourself craving carbs! It is completely fine as carbs are macronutrients that according international guidelines should be part of an healthy diet – the healthy carbs though, not processed.   Nevertheless it is important to understand that there are different types of carbs (and I…

Healthy banana pancakes

Hello my beautiful friends! It’s summer time in The Netherlands however as most summer days here, one never knows what the morning may bring, and therefore today is one of those “beautiful” rainy days in which we cannot go outside without a summer anorak! (Yesterday was bright and sunny though!) Whilst dreaming about warm summer…

Day3: 3 Healthy Brunch Ideas

Hello beautiful friends, Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and therefore on Sundays I always take time to enjoy my mornings having a healthy brunch, either at home or at my favorite pleaces in town. Today I’m sharing a few of my lazy homemade brunch ideas and recipes. What’s your favorite option? Let me…

Day 2: Summer calls: Pink smoothie recipe!

Hello my beautiful friends, On warm summer days I always prefer to have a fresh smoothie for breakfast, so lately I’ve been enjoying myself in the kitchen trying different smoothie combos. By now I believe that I have mastered my pink smoothie combination and I’m sharing my – all natural – favorite recipe with you….

Cranberry Fit Cookies | Bolachas Fit de Arando

Hello my beautiful friends! I tried this cookies’ recipe over the weekend and they are the perfect snack on the go or simply when you crave something sweet. The cookies have butter in the recipe, so eat them in moderation! Let me know in the comments section if you liked it! 🙂

Love Yourself First | Amor Próprio

  [EN] Finally the first post of 2016!!! So this year I’ve decided to change the tagline of Beliving Beautiful as I believe it should evolve also reflecting my state of mind. If 2015 was all about sports and fitness, trying to experience new things and embracing new challenges, I believe 2016 has to be…