All posts tagged: Almond

Sweet & soft almond bites

This is one of our latest and happiest experiments in the kitchen. Lately we’ve been trying to cut down on sugar, mostly because we are scared to death every time someone puts a sugar cube in front of our face (or anything containing sugar for that matter).  In case you don’t know: sugar is the devil. And we thought that the worst thing that could happen to us was gluten… As if! Nowadays sugar is society’s worst enemy. Honestly, we can’t keep up with all the things that are terrible for our health. Obviously, we know that all those food-related hate speeches that periodically take over our society are mostly trends that come and go and, even though sugar is not the best thing for you, the key is moderation. However, I have to admit that lately I’ve been rethinking a few of my recipes, mostly the ones that involve sugar. Baking is not the same anymore. I guess we are easily influenced and as a result we think twice before baking one of those …

Amande Courbes Exquisites, L’Occitane

Do you remember that my legs were almost photoshopped during our last trip to Portimao? (You can read the story here) A lovely L’Occitane massage therapist manage to make my legs look at their best. It was almost a miracle. After the Almond reshape massage she gave me, my legs were lighter, the skin was smoother and I felt great. So I bought the product, of course. Sophia, the therapist, told me how to apply it and I left the spa happy and optimistic. Today, I wanted to show you this amazing product and tell you something: buy it! First reason: it smells amaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazing. Apparently it works better if you apply it before going to sleep, so your sheets will smell amazing too. Score! Second reason: It works. Of course you are not going to achieve Giselle’s legs just by applying this lotion. They will still be your legs. But smoother and lighter. And they will smell amaaaaaaaaaaaazing. Wait, I’ve said that before. But it’s true. So I guess that if it works for a …