Strawberry Heaven | Delícia de Morango

It has been a while since the last recipe; I even don’t know where to start. The truth is I’ve been going through difficult times. My oven decided to take some permanent vacations in the worst time ever, and between other happenings and a lot of work, the blog has been a little bit forgotten.

Well, not forgotten… Let’s say, it’s only with a little bit of dust! As my mind is always rambling and wandering through food and sweets, recipes and gastronomic experiences…

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Low-Fat Brownies | Brownies de Baixo Teor de Gordura

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This year has been, so far, full of gluttony. I haven’t been that much cautious with what I eat and I’ve found difficult to reduce the sugar in my daily basis. These are still effects from Christmas and New Year excesses.

But I realized I could still eat and do what I love – to bake; I just have to adapt everything to my needs for this moment in particular… And eventually, everything will return to normal.

This is a “critical” time for me – I’m preparing myself for my first half-marathon at the moment. Yes, it’s true, I’m a runner, and yes, it’s possible to balance cakes and candies with running or any other regular physical activity! Both my mind and body have to grow stronger, so I have to be very careful with what I eat – meaning, no fat nor sugar! Of course, I’m allowed to “slip” once in a while – I’m not looking to be a top athlete!

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Hello 2016! | Olá 2016!

Christmas has passed and it is now time to prepare and to welcome a New Year!

I hope you had a beautiful and peaceful Christmas, surrounded by all your beloved ones.

I’m sad that holidays are coming close to the end; it’s sad to look to the Christmas tree and see it without any presents around; and it’s gloomy that everything is returning to normal. But the New Year is also a great party and I’m actually looking forward to start 2016.

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Devaneios de Chocolate & Blogging.pt

Today I won’t bring you a recipe; today’s post, I’ll talk about Blogging PT, a website to connect Portuguese bloggers.

To own a blog and blogging in Portugal has been increasing in the last few years, and many Portuguese blogs are starting to be internationally distinguished. Fortunately, there’s a lot of websites and forums that help and connect bloggers around the world.

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