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Fernanda Brandao’s workout tips


Fernanda Brandao’s workout tipps

Meet the Brazilian singer and actress who has turned fitness celebrity thanks to her athletic figure and strong workout methods. Fernanda Brandao was born in Brazil, before emigrating to Hamburg where she was trained in dancing and singing.

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Life without sugar // Quitting can be sweet


Life without sugar // Quitting can be sweet

Ever since I can remember, I have been eating plenty of vegetables, fruit, salad, meat, fish and bread. Growing up in Germany, my diet was, what I would consider, extremely healthy and balanced (it’s not all sausages and beer you know!).

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No-Bake-Cheesecake with raspberries and macadamia nuts

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No-Bake-Cheesecake with raspberries and macadamia nuts 

(you will need a springform tin of about 18cm width)

For the base:

-75gr macadamia nuts

-75gr shortbread

-75gr butter

For the raspberry filling:

-150gr raspberries

-1 tablespoon lime juice

-30gr sugar

-100gr cream

-100gr mascarpone

-75gr cream cheese

-1 bag of gelatin

For the white chocolate cream filling:

-75gr white chocolate

-100gr cream

-150gr mascarpone

-100gr cream cheese

-one vanilla pod

-1 bag of gelatin

Start with roasting your macadamia nuts in a pan before you chop them up in little pieces.

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Oh-so-yummy Boysenberry Tart

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Oh-so-yummy Boysenberry Tart

(you will need a springform tin of about 15/18cm width)

-230g butter

-120g sugar

-2 small packets vanilla sugar

-3 large eggs

-180g flour

-100g ground hazelnuts

-1 teaspoon bakingpowder

-100 ml milk

for the boysenberry compote:

-300g boysenberries

-some ground cardamon

-1 cinammon stick

-50g sugar

-5 tablespoons water

-2 tablespoons starch

for the boysenberry cream topping:

-250g cream

-1 packet vanilla sugar

-250g cream cheese

-30g icing sugar

-5 tablespoons of compote

-250g boysenberries

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OMG // Oreo Cheesecake Ice cream


I scream, you scream, we scream for ice cream!

Oreo Cheesecake Ice Cream

or, lets’s rather call it: OMG // Oreo Cheesecake Ice cream

(makes 8)

-6 oreo cookies

-175 g cream cheese

-one tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice

-one pod of vanilla

-80 g icing sugar

-120 ml milk

-120 ml cream

-130 grams strawberries or blueberries

Scrape off the inside cream of each oreo cookie and put in a bowl.

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The most delicious rhubarb tart

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You will need:  a baking tin (23-26cm width)

-300 g rhubarb

-250 g butter

-150 g caster sugar

-one packet of vanilla sugar 

-4 eggs

-one tablespoon orange juice

-one teaspoon of organic orange peel

-275 g flour

-100 g ground almonds

-one teaspoon baking powder

-100 ml milk

-one teaspoon cinammon

-half a teaspoon ground cardamon

-one teaspoon freshly ground ginger

For the topping:

-200 g cream

-one packet of vanilla sugar 

-ground pistachios

-a handful of raspberries

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