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          Don’t forget to include fruits to your breakfast!

Have a good day!


There’s no such thing as TOO MUCH chocolate!

There is no such thing as too much chocolate (part 2)


Architecture: Alila Villas Uluwatu Resort

This gorgeous resort is located in Bali, Indonesia. Wouldn’t you like to visit it?


Here’s what Instyle magazine has to say about this resort: Read the rest of this entry

Most Delicious – Greens

10 Foods a Pregnant Woman Could Eat and 5 to Avoid

Here’s one for future mothers! 😉 Convenience foods that taste good are one of the luxuries of modern living – it’s just unfortunate that so many of them are full of preservatives and other ingredients you should steer clear of during pregnancy.

Here are ten tasty foods to try – and five to avoid – all recommended by Heidi Reichenberger, a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, and Elizabeth Somer, a registered dietitian and the author of Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy: The Complete Guide to Eating Before, During, and After Your Pregnancy.

Healthy “fast foods”

1. Fruit

Grab an apple, banana, pear, orange, or another favorite fruit. Or if you prefer, try those handy little 4-ounce fruit cups, which count as one serving toward your daily recommendation for fruits and vegetables during pregnancy. Choose varieties packed in their own juice rather than in sugary syrup. Read the rest of this entry

Taboo Restaurant & Bar in Curitiba, Brazil

For the project of Taboo lounge, bar and restaurant , Guilherme Torres was inspired by famous night clubs of Paris and New York.
Since its opening, in 2004, it has been one of the high spots in Curitiba, Brazil. The owner, Guilherme Torres’ friend, asked him to elaborate a proposal taking as the starting point the old building of the previous bar. Read the rest of this entry

French Filled Macaroons Recipe

Yield: 46 sandwich cookies

Prep: 25 mins
Bake: 325°F 10 mins

  • 1
    cup whole or slivered blanched almonds
  • 2
    cups powdered sugar
  • 3
    egg whites
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    cup shredded coconut, finely chopped
  • Purchased lemon curd

Greek Almond Shortbread Rounds Recipe

Makes: 84 servings

Prep: 45 mins
Chill: 1 hr
Bake: 325°F 12 mins to 14 mins

Santa Hat Brownies Recipe

Santa Hat Brownies
Adapted from The Crafty Kook
Yields 12-16 brownies Read the rest of this entry

Cherry Thumbprints Recipe

Makes: 40 servings
Yield: 40 cookies

Prep: 30 mins
Bake: 375°F 8 mins
Stand: 2 hrs

  • 2/3
    cup butter, softened
  • 1/2
    cup sugar
  • 1/8
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 2/3
    cups all-purpose flour
  • 2
    teaspoons finely shredded orange peel
  • 2/3
    cup chopped candied cherries Read the rest of this entry