The Foldover Bags 2.0

There always has been foldover bags. We saw them as satchels, clutches, shoulder and envelope bags. But this season, the foldover bag folds more over than ever!
And best thing: you can even wear some of these bags in different ways!I choose the most gorgeous ones for you; both expensive as affordable. So let’s take a look at fall’s newest trend: the foldover bag 2.0! 
Are you wearing a foldover bag this fall? Love or hate?

Highstreet brands

Ssense, Maison Martin Margiela, foldover tote bag, $ 960

Céline foldover clutch

Céline foldover clutch snake skin

Maison Martin Margiela € 385,-

Feelin Orange!

                                                                            find more here!!!

Spinach-Rice Salad.

Spinach-Rice Salad


1 pound fresh spinach
1 large onion, chopped finely
1/4 to 1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 cup long grained rice, washed
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper to taste
3/4 to 1 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons lemon juice


Wash spinach and cut coarsely.  In a large pot saute onions in olive oil until softened.  Add rice and stir to coat.  Add spinach, parsley, salt, pepper and boiling water.  Cover and simmer 15 minutes.  Add lemon juice and if needed, add a tiny bit more water, cover and simmer another 5 minutes or until rice is tender.  Add more lemon juice to taste.

Nutrition of Spinach-Health Benefits

Spinach is best available during winter months. In the markets, buy fresh leaves featuring dark-green color, vitality and crispiness.

  • Spinach is store house for many phyto-nutrients that have health promotional and disease prevention properties.
  • Very low in calories and fats (100 g of raw leaves provide just 23 calories). It contains a good amount of soluble dietary fiber, no wonder green spinach is one of the finest vegetable sources recommended in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs!
  • Fresh leaves are rich source of several vital anti-oxidant vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin C, and flavonoid poly phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, zea-xanthin and beta-carotene. Together these compounds help act as protective scavengers against oxygen-derived free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that play a healing role in aging and various disease processes.
  • Zea-xanthin, an important dietary carotenoid, is selectively absorbed into the retinal macula lutea in the eyes where it is thought to provide antioxidant and protective light-filtering functions.
  • Spinach leaves are an excellent source of vitamin K. 100 g of fresh greens provides 402% of daily vitamin-K requirements. Vitamin K plays a vital role in strengthening the bone mass by promoting osteotrophic (bone building) activity in the bone. Additionally, it also has established role in patients with Alzheimer's disease by limiting neuronal damage in the brain.
  • 100 g of farm fresh spinach has 47% of daily recommended levels of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, which helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful oxygen-free radicals.
  • It is also rich source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Olsens Fashion-Coats!

Well well well..its a cold n' rainy Wednesday..so we came up with the Olsens Fashion-Coats..the truth is that I am really inspired by the Jil Sander baby-pink coat that Asley wears !D.

find it here!

We cook Chicken Soup. (Nutrition of Chicken)

Old Fashioned Chicken Soup!


  • Cut up or whole chicken
  • Chicken broth or soup base
  • Diced Carrots
  • Minced Onion
  • Diced Celery
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • White vinegar
  • Basil
  • Parsley
  • Pasta
  • Parmesan cheese
In this recipe of chicken soup, we use just a bit of garlic powder and white vinegar.These spices can be used delicately to enhance many other flavors without being obtrusive. 
Add parsley, salt and pepper to taste, and top off with some dried or a sprig of basil, and then sprinkle some parmesan cheese once it is in the bowl.  

Place chicken in a large pot and bring to boil.  Continue to boil slowly for 40-60 minutes depending upon how large the chicken is.  You will see the meat start to separate from the bone.  Pull the meat off, refrigerate and save till later. 
Strain the broth through a colander to remove stray skin and other non-meat chicken slough, and then return to pan and reheat.
If necessary for quantity, add more canned broth or preferably, water and chicken base paste.  Both of these have salt so wait on this for awhile.  For people that don't taste food well, add more chicken base paste and bump the flavor.  It's amazing what this can do.  
Add about a half tsp of garlic powder and one oz of white vinegar for 6 cups of broth.  Toss in your diced onions, celery, and carrots to cook until they are tender.  
Add pasta and cook till done, return chicken to the pan, and reheat.

Nutrition of Chicken  
Chicken is a common ingredient in many recipes because it's high in protein and tastes great. Not all chicken meat is alike. The truth is that certain cuts of chicken meat are much healthier than others. In addition, fried chicken or chicken prepared with lots of oil, sugar or other fatty ingredients pack a lot of calories.
Chicken is a great source of protein. One 6 oz. serving of chicken contains 48 g of protein. Chicken is also rich in potassium, calcium and contains no carbohydrates. The nutritional makeup of chicken makes it a healthy, filling food option. By eating healthy cuts of chicken, you'll consume only a small amount of calories and your stomach will stay full for hours. This decreases your likelihood of snacking on unhealthy foods later in the day.

Unhealthy Chicken Options
Although chicken is a naturally healthy food, it's easy to mistakenly consume unhealthy chicken dishes. The best way to prepare chicken is to simply grill it or bake it. You should avoid deep frying or stir frying chicken, as this imparts a ton of calories and grams of fat. If you'd like to marinate the chicken beforehand, avoid fatty dressings and instead try just a little bit of lemon juice, salt and pepper. If you need to use oil to prevent the chicken from sticking to the pan, it's best to use a light coating of nonstick spray.
Chicken's Cancer-Protective Nutrients

Chicken is an excellent source of the cancer-protective B vitamin, niacin. Components of DNA require niacin, and a deficiency of niacin (as well as other B-complex vitamins) has been directly linked to genetic (DNA) damage. A four-ounce serving of chicken provides 78% of the daily value for niacin.

B vitamins for Energy
Chicken is not only an excellent source of niacin, but is also a good source of vitamin B6. This particular mix of B-complex vitamins makes chicken a helpful food in supporting energy metabolism throughout the body, because these B vitamins are involved as cofactors that help enzymes throughout the body guide metabolic reactions.

Try on a Tweed Skirt!

Today we are all about Tweed Skirts.The hottest trend of the season.Though tweed may be worn year round, the material is best suited for f/w.
my Best by far! D.

Dont forget to check our tumblr for more tweed styles!!

Salmon Caviar and Smoked Salmon on Pasta.

This is almost the same as the simple carbonara recipe but instead of using bacon, we use salmon and we substituted the bacon fat with butter.

1 medium Shallot, chopped
Smoked Salmon, cut into strips
Ikura/Cured Salmon roe
1 Egg
a teaspoon Pepper
pinch of salt
Cooking cream

Cook Spaghetti per package directions but minus 1-2 minutes the usual cooking time.
In a pan, melt butter and saute shallots until translucent. Remove from heat and add smoked salmon (cook minimally and leave some for topping).
In a separate bowl, beat the egg, add pepper and salt.
Drain spaghetti and add to the butter, shallot, salmon in pan and on very low heat. Add egg mixture and stir immediately. Here, you can opt to add cooking cream or not. I prefer not to add it because of the egg which makes the pasta creamy already.
Remove the pan from stove and serve pasta on plates, top with remaining smoked salmon, salmon roe and parsley.

Nutrition Facts for Smoked Salmon
Smoked salmon is a "superfood" with multiple health benefits as a great source of protein, the antioxidant vitamin E, vitamin B-12 and omega-3 fatty acids. 

Omega-3 fatty acids are unsaturated fats found in oily, meaty fish like salmon, as well as flax seed, walnuts, canola, and soy. These fatty acids are very beneficial for overall good health. Smoked salmon also has lower mercury content than other larger meaty fish such as swordfish and shark, making it a safer choice for fish rich in omega-3. 
Sometimes touted as a miracle food, smoked salmon isn't going to cure any diseases on its own however, there is evidence that including it in a balanced diet on a regular basis can help the body maintain good health.

Weight Loss
  • Smoked salmon is lower in calories than many other meat, poultry and fish options. Because smoked salmon is rich and the flavor is strong, it is often sliced very thin and a smaller amount is often served. The protein is also a vital part of any weight-loss diet and exercise plan.

    High Levels of B-12
    • B-12 is a vital nutrient found in fish, meat and dairy that helps make red blood cells. A deficiency of this nutrient can lead to anemia, fatigue, gastronomical problems, and in severe cases, nerve damage that can cause depression or even dementia. A serving of smoked salmon has one of the highest natural levels of B-12, making it a good choice for preventing B-12 deficiency.

Rocking the peplum trend!

New In Closet White Pelpum dress from Zara!So excited since i got it...

The peplum style is hotter than ever for fall! As you can see from the photos if you dont choose a pelpum dress you can easily,this fall, find a peplum top that is usually worn with a pencil skirt or with a skinny pant, but it can also be worn with a loose billowy pant--so it's super versatile! 

Don't forget to check Modeliciousbites tumblr for more pelpum trends!!Have a beautiful Week my ladies...!  D.

Zucchini Recipe.

  • 4 medium zucchini/courgette
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • Additional marinara or spaghetti sauce


  • Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; cut a thin slice from the bottom of each with a sharp knife to allow zucchini to sit flat. Scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4-in. shells.
  • Place shells in an ungreased 3-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Remove from the heat; stir in the egg, marinara sauce, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Spoon about 1/4 cup into each shell. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Microwave 3-4 minutes longer or until a thermometer inserted into filling reads 160° and zucchini are tender. Serve with additional marinara sauce. (Yield: 4 servings.)

Nutritional Facts of Zucchini
2 stuffed zucchini halves (calculated without additional sauce) equals 394 calories, 21 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 602 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Health benefits of zucchini (courgette)

  • One of the very low calories vegetable that is used during weight reduction and cholesterol control programs. Zucchinis provide only 17 calories per 100 g. Contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Its peel is good source of dietary fiber that helps reduce constipation and offers some protection against colon cancers.
  • It is a very good source of potassium, an important intra-cellular electrolyte. Potassium is a heart friendly electrolyte; helps reduce blood pressure and heart rates by countering effects of sodium.
  • Fresh fruits are rich in vitamin A, provide about 200 IU per 100 g.
  • As a high-fiber food, zucchini can also contribute to colon health, including protection against colon cancer, as well as helping lower cholesterol levels.

don't overdo it with Isabel Marant!

Amazing right? Every piece is made from the finest fabrics with stunning crystal embellishments. 
It’s also young and wearable that it almost seems casual...
But sometimes you can do it all so so wrong.By pairing all of them together in one outfit though,  Jessica overdid it.

modeliciousbites best of FW show ss 13

(via various tumblr,google,streetstyle)

*Romantic ice cubes**

Note: Boiling the water before freezing will ensure that the ice cubes are crystal clear.

Cheer up your day with some flower ice-cubes!!

(pics via tumblr)
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