Já conhecem Os Bolos da Vera?

Olá a todos! Hoje foi dia de festa cá em casa! A minha avó celebrou 74 Primaveras e como eu ainda não tinha celebrado o aniversário em família a festa acabou por ser maior. Como já vem sendo hábito O BOLO ficou a cargo de Os Bolos da Vera em Torres Novas! Admiro a Vera…

Vegetarian Cuisine: chickpea curry pastries

Hello my beautiful friends, At the beginning of 2016 I set the goal to further explore Vegetarian Cuisine and to ensure that (at least) one day per week I would only eat vegetarian food – No meat or fish! Since then, I have been trying different recipes and playing with spices (not being always successful…

Balancing the 4 elements of Life

Hello beautiful friends, As promised I’m sharing a few insights on what I consider to be the 4 elements or dimensions that we have to keep balanced in our lives. From my perspective we are only able to perform at our best when we have these  4 elements balanced (and in peace)! In line with this belief, a successful…

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…

Dutch Life: Tulips and Spring time!

(Ver português em baixo) [EN] Hello my beautifel friends, Living in The Netherlands has been quite an experience! Very rewarding at some aspects but a challenge in others, nonetheless spring makes us forget all the down aspects of the long dutch winter and bless us with the most amazing views and flowers I’ve ever seen…

The most underutilized antidepressant: Exercise!

(Ver portugues em baixo) [EN] Hello my friends, Yesterday, I went outside for a run and suddenly, whilst enjoying myself, a quote came to my mind “Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Exercise is the most underutilized antidepressant”. Therefore today I decided to talk about emotions… We all know how they feel, we have experienced different stages…

Day 10: Detox Anyone? Green smoothie recipe

Hello my beautiful friends, By now you already know I love green smoothies, especially when in need of a cleanse, detox or just because I’m craving it. They are a super healthy and an easy way to increase your daily intake of greens, veggies and fruits.

Day 8: Health Benefits of Watermelon

Hello my beautiful friends! Watermelon is a staple food for summer picnics and summer time in general. With about 92 percent of its weight coming from water, watermelon contributes to fluid intake to help keep the body well hydrated.

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…