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If you haven’t visited the Mercado da Ribeira in Lisbon, you must! What is so special about this particular market? Well, everything! Besides all the fresh produce, gourmet food and nice shopping involved, there is something else I love about this and other markets. The possibility of getting to know a bit more about the […]
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There are no coincidences Claudia Villax told me when we met on a hot summer day in a hidden protected spot of the S. Mamede Natural park in Marvao. A piece of paradise with ancient olive groves, fruit trees, aromatic herbs and vegetables that the land generously offers to those who care for it. At […]
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It is official! The sunny, bright and warm days of summer have slowly faded away. No more sunbathing, wearing light dresses, sandals, picnics on the grass! Here come the warmer clothes, the raincoats and umbrellas. And above all the gloominess! For the last two days that is all we’ve had in Vienna. Grayness greets you […]
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Before I set off again, this time to explore a beautiful country in Central Europe, I want to leave you with something that will give you a fresh, healthy start for the weekend that approaches. Some vitamins and nutrients to give energy for all the activities you have planned. I hope you’ll enjoy this Chia […]
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These Healthy Gluten Free Oat Pancakes felt like the perfect fresh start for this new phase in my life. I feel I’m finally here, I have arrived. I have been slowly building a new life in Austria and for those of you who have also been leading an expat life, you know how much time, […]
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I have about one and a half months to empty my pantry before moving back to Europe. It is a hard task, looking for recipes, making up others, all based on what is in there. Sometimes you wonder why you bought certain ingredients. There must have been a reason, you tell yourself. I’m sure I […]
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I do love crispy chicken strips but after seeing so many fattening fried chicken recipes, I was determined to find a healthier alternative. This healthy baked chicken strips recipe is a great option for a light lunch or dinner. If you have friends over it is also something that won’t take much of your time […]
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Throughout the years I have tried many recipes of carrot cake as it happens to be one of my favourite cakes.¬†This time the challenge was to find a recipe that would be healthier and at the same time provided energy for the weekend ahead. I used whole wheat flour and brown sugar. You don’t need […]
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Weekend is here again and it is time for another healthy breakfast. I’m really happy with this week’s recipe. The Dried Fruit Bread has no butter, no sugar and no eggs! Instead it has a mixture of very healthy dried fruits, seeds and nuts. The dried fruit and honey are a great substitute for sugar. […]
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