Vegetables That Are Better Cooked

There’s a lot of online articles that debacle the cooked VS. raw vegetables thing and which versions are better. I love both categories and to cook vegetables in all sorts of ways, but there’s a bottom line to how we can get the most out of their nutrients and vitamins. Cooking makes it easier for our bodies to benefit from some of their protective antioxidants. With asparagus, we benefit from...

Simple Pleasures

Life is all about enjoying the simplest of things and we tend to forget. Between e-mails, scrolling down on Instagram and commuting, some things are forgotten and pass us by without so much of a smile. This blog is supposed to remind me that everyday is a new day full of enjoyable and memorable little things. I’m starting a new series where I find appreciation for the smallest details happening...

Açai Bowl

Until very recently, I’ve never tasted or actually knew what açai (or acai) was. It’s in the palm tree family, originally from Central and South America, nowadays cultivated for its fruits and hearts of the palm. This antioxidant-rich fruit has been known as an immune-stimulating, energy boosting fruit, normally seen in smoothies or in a bowl, mixed with fruit and milk. It’s called a power food and proven to help you...

Get Ready With Me

I’ve been perfecting more and more my morning routine which is fairly simple and enjoyable. Starting with letting light into our beautiful apartment, drinking my morning tea and checking the computer, I’ve come to embrace a slow pace. I also give you a glimpse into my morning skin care routine, hair routine (which you can thoroughly see here) quick and messy make-up I normally do to run errands and I hope...

Weekend Highlights

Saturdays are rapidly becoming my favorite day. We normally go out to dinner and with our friends on Friday and I’ve been spending Saturdays either recuperating or just taking the day to work, watch a movie and do a few of my favorite things. I always have my cinnamon raisin bagel, do a different lunch and take it easy. Sunday we went for a quick brunch with a few friends...

Challenge Yourself

Lately I’ve been highly focused on growing my network in all means of social media. Whether we’re talking about sharing the blog, gaining followers on Instagram or retweeting more, it’s becoming a strange and unhappy obsession. Surely enough, getting likes, comments or shares sort of validates the content we are putting out there, but how is it making us happy? The more people watch us the more we feel there’s...

Foods You Shouldn’t Eat When Your Stressed

Stress is a son of a gun that creeps up on us when unwanted and, whether you’re working a full time job, trying to make it as a freelance or just taking care of your kids, it gets yah. It always seems to intensify when your an anxious person but it’s bad overall. There are thousands of studies that tell you how bad stress is for your health – heart, metabolism,...

I’ve Got a Thing for Genuine People

In a world where priorities are mixed up and things are so uncertain, remains little space for being genuine and genuinely knowing people. We all get these shields up and forget that we are dealing with other human beings and, most of the time, don’t let our true self be. Being a shy and introvert person, makes it hard for people to get to know me and, more often than...