FOOD PORN - MY 9 CURRENT FOOD ADDICTIONS

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I'M SO SORRY but this blogpost is only for my German speaking community because the online shop I'm talking about only has a German website :( next blogpost will be in both languages again! Promise <3

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Hallo ihr Lieben <3 Da ich ja ein riesiger Liebhaber von leckerem Essen bin - dass aber auch vollkommen gesund, nachhaltig & qualitativ gut ist - wollte ich euch heute meine momentanen Food Addicitons vorstellen! Es sind ganz viele gesündere Alternativen zu den herkömmlichen Sünden dabei .. Popcoooorn, Pasta, etc.

Ich habe alle Produkte in Kooperation mit dem Food Onlineshop foodist.de ausgesucht, da es dort Unmengen an Bioprodukten und innovativen Lebensmitteln gibt, die auch wirklich „Spaß“ machen :) Bei Foodist wird immer Wert auf die Inhaltsstoffe gelegt und es gibt praktisch für jede Ernährungsform passende Kategorien: vegan, vegetarisch, glutenfrei, laktosefrei, paleo, ohne raffinierten Zucker, etc.! Mir macht es immer richtig viel Spaß bei Foodist neue gesunde Food Trends zu entdecken & deshalb gibt es heue mal meine aktuellen Favoriten :) ich sage „aktuell“, weil ich bestimmt nächste Woche schon etwas neues entdecken werde haha. Habe grade schon von neuen Erdnussflips gehört …

!! Uuuund es gibt natürlich 15% Rabatt auf den kompletten Shop mit „PAMELA15“!!


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1. PROPERCORN - Popcorn Done Properly: Ich HOFFE, dass ihr alle schon PROPERCORN kennt. Wenn nicht habt ihr ein bisschen was verpasst höhö. Das Gründerteam gibt von der Rezeptur, über die Zutaten, bis hin zum Packaging ihr Bestes und deshalb sind auch alle Sorten 100% natürlich und glutenfrei. Es gibt gaaanz innovative Geschmacksrichtungen wie „Peanut Butter & Almond“ oder „Sweet Coconut & Vanilla“, aber auch die Klassiker. Ich persönlich mag „Sweet & Salty“ richtig gerne. Hierfür wurde nur Mais, Rapsöl, brauner (!!) Zucker und Meersalz benutzt. Für alle die sich gar nicht entscheiden können wird auch eine Probierpackung von allen Sorten angeboten! Preislich liegt PROPERCORN bei 1,95€ bzw. 0,95€ - je nach Packungsgröße. Minus meine 15% mit „PAMELA15“ natürlich :)


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2. BE-KIND Nussriegel: Mit den BE-KIND Riegeln pflege ich schon eine etwas längere Beziehung. Als ich letztes Jahr für ein Jahr in Amerika war habe ich ungelogen jeden Tag 7 Stück davon gegessen… Wie einen Song den man erst 100 mal hören muss bevor man in ein normales Pensum übergehen kann haha. Und jetzt gibt es die Riegel ENDLICH auch in Deutschland - exklusiv nur über Foodist. Generell sind BE-KIND Riegel eine gesündere, aber nicht komplett „cleane“ Alternative zu künstlichen Müsli- und Schokoriegeln. Also perfekt für alle, die sich zwar gesund und 100% natürlich ernähren wollen, aber nichts gegen ein bisschen echte Schokolade und Zucker haben :) Es gibt unglaublich viele leckere Sorten.. mit Karamell, Erdnussbutter, Schokolade, Sea Salt, Honig etc.! Daher meine Empfehlung: einfach das Probierpaket mit den beliebtesten Geschmacksrichtungen bestellen, kann man gar nichts falsch machen :D Preis: 9,90€


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3. Mission MORE - vegane Snack & Protein Balls: Ist und bleibt einer meiner Lieblingssnacks. Ich bin mir sicher, dass ihr sie schon mal auf meinen Accounts gesehen habt :) Hier handelt es sich um wirklich zu 100% gesunde und natürliche Energy und Protein Balls. Kein raffinierter Zucker, keine Zusatzstoffe, glutenfrei, laktosefrei, vegan und ohne Konservierungsstoffe. Nur 7-11 vollkommen natürliche Inhaltsstoffe und Superfoods wie z.B. Chiasamen, Datteln, Cashewbutter, Kokosnuss-Nektar, Kakaonibs und echte Erdbeeren. Wenn ihr mehr darüber lesen möchtet, könnt ihr HIER bei meinem Blogpost über die Mission MORE Balls nachlesen :) Es gibt 6 Sorten: Peanut Butter Jelly, Cookie Dough, Apple Pie, Blaubeere Baobab, Chiasamen Cranberry Zitrone und Kokos Maca Guarana. Auch hier gibt es ein Probierpaket von allen 6 Sorten für 9,90€.


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4. Veganer Active Adventskalender: Soooo jetzt was ganz spannendes!! Weihachten ist zwar gefühlt noch weit entfernt aber realistisch gesehen schon fast um die Ecke. Und da Adventskalender so etwas schönes sind, aber die tägliche Schokolade ein bisschen langweilig und auch ein bisschen ungesund werden kann, gibt es hier die perfekte Lösung. Der „Active Adventskalender“ hat hinter jedem Türchen eine neue vegane Überraschung, die nebenbei auch garantiert keinen raffinierten Zucker enthält. Ihr bekommt noch jetzt im September (also bis MORGEN) den Super Early Bird Rabatt. Also für 44,90€ anstatt 55€. Beeiluuuuung!


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5. Lizi’s High Protein Granola: Für alle Müsli Fans unter uns. Vegan, laktosefrei, voll mit pflanzlichem Eiweiß und auf „gute“ Kohlenhydrate ausgerichtet. Die Zutatenliste kann sich hier definitiv sehen lassen :) Neben dem High Protein Müsli gibt es auch andere Sorten wie Low Sugar, Gluten Free, Belgische Schokolade, Apfel Zimt, verschiedene Nusssorten usw… Schaut euch das auf jeden Fall an!

Preislich liegt das Müsli zwischen 5,95€ - 7,95€. Zugegeben etwas teurer aber Qualität kostet halt manchmal.. Und mit den 15% über "PAMELA15" kann man ja ein bisschen sparen :)


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6. Healthy Pasta aus Mungobohnen: Auch ein tolles Thema: Pasta. Fast alle lieben es, aber Weizenprodukte sind ja bekanntlich gar nicht so gesund für uns. Gluten hin oder her, aber Weizen zähle ich nicht zu den „guten“ Kohlenhydraten. Deshalb gibt es jetzt auch ganz innovativ Pasta aus Mungobohnen. Bio, vegan, glutenfrei, latkosefrei und ohne Zusatzstoffe. Preis: 3,20€


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7. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bar: Sieht doch schonmal zum Reinbeißen aus, oder? :D Wieder mal ein Produkt, dass den Süßwarenmarkt aufmischt. Ein Erdnussbutter Riegel mit Schokoladenstücken, der frei von raffiniertem Zucker ist, latkosefrei, paleo, raw und ohne Konservierungsstoffe. Brauner Reissirup, Kokosnussblütenzucker und Vanille verleihen ihm die Süße :) Ich finde den Riegel total sättigend und preislich liegt er bei 2,40€.


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8. Himbeer Balsamico: Da unsere gesunden Salate ja manchmal etwas langweilig werden können, liebe ich es das alles mit leckerem Balsamico ein wenig aufzupeppen! Dieser hier enthält Himbeersaft und ist deshalb richtig fruchtig, intensiv und aromatisch. Man braucht auch gar nicht viel, einmal drüber schwenken reeeeicht :) Preis: 6,90€


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9. Four Seed Peanut Butter: Auch hier wurde die herkömmliche Erdnussbutter aufgewertet und von vorne bis hinten gesund hergestellt. Diese Four Seed Peanut Butter enthält nur geröstete Erdnüsse und Meersalz und wurde dann mit ganzen Sonnenblumenkernen, Leinsamen, Kürbiskernen und Chiasamen verfeinert. Dadurch ist das alles voll mit gesunden Fetten, crunchy und ein bisschen interssanter. Also perfekt für den morgendlichen Frühstücksaufstrich! Preis: 4,95€

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So und jetzt viel Spaß beim Stöbern! Und schlussendlich beim Esseeeeeen haha. Ihr könnt alle Produkte & noch ein paar mehr Empfehlungen von mir auf foodist.de/pamela finden :)

xx Pamela

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STRONG IS THE NEW SKINNY

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Hey everyone <3 I started writing a column for a German magazine called "Handelsblatt" some time ago and decided to translate the columns into English & publish them up here! Tell me if you want me to continue doing this down below! xx


So, I’m sure by now everyone has heard of the fitness community’s new favorite motto „strong is the new skinny“. It basically means that it is now „in“ to be as fit and strong as possible and to have visible muscles even as a woman. Which is great - as you all probably know I myself train at the gym 4-5 times a week and my ultimate goal is to be strong, fit and healthy. If you’ve been following me you might also know that my recently published book has the title „Strong and  Beautiful“ - and that is still what I want to put across to my community. It is good to be strong and no woman should ever be scared of working out and gaining ‚too much muscle‘. However, there are still a lot of negative connotations going around when it comes to „strong is the new skinny“.

For a long time it was considered the ideal of beauty to be as skinny as possible. The trend was „size zero“ - and women tried hard to look like the supermodels you see on the catwalk or on the cover of magazines. The skinnier, the better. Within the last years „size zero“ has slowly given away to a new trend. Women today aren't trying to be as thin as possible anymore - they are striving to be fit, strong and even muscular. Being active, feeling strong, eating lots of healthy food instead of starving yourself in order to be certain size - that’s basically what „strong is the new skinny“ is trying to promote.

First of all I want to say that I do consider the new trend to be a positive development when it comes to beauty standards and body image. „Strong is the new skinny“ stands for a healthy lifestyle - if you strive to become strong and fit you will automatically have to include being active and eating well into your routine. Living an active lifestyle and eating well, working hard to reach certain athletic goals and to get stronger - there’s certainly nothing bad about that. Quite the contrary, it is scientifically proven that a healthy, balanced diet and an active lifestyle improve overall health and quality of life. Working out regularly and seeing you own progress can make you more confident and help with body-image issues. Many women, myself included, have profited from the „strong is the new skinny trend“. It has made them (and me) happier and more confident.

There is however an powerful argument against „strong is the new skinny“, something that is very often used by its critics. Many are saying that the former „size zero“ beauty standard has simply been replaced by a new standard - only that standard isn’t to be as thin as possible anymore, but to be as fit as possible. So, is there even a difference between „size zero" and „strong is the new skinny“? Don't they both describe ideals of beauty that women have to follow in order to feel beautiful and valuable?

In my opinion that is exactly what „strong is the new skinny“ shouldn’t do. No one should ever feel like they aren’t beautiful or worthy if they don’t look like a certain ideal that is portrayed in the media, on magazine covers or on social media. Doesn’t matter if the ideal is to be thin or to be strong. Of course - I definitely consider „strong is the new skinny“ to be the healthier trend, compared to starving yourself down to a certain clothing size. But still - it shouldn’t be a must, you should never ever feel like you aren’t good enough just because you don’t fall in to a certain category. In my eyes, the most important thing is to be happy and content with the way you live your life and the way you feel in your own body.Some people might achieve that feeling of happiness, self-confidence and content through working out and living a healthy life. And some don’t. At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter how you chose to live your life - as long as you are happy and you feel comfortable in your own skin. Whether you’re a gym-fanatic who loves clean eating or you prefer not to work out and would rather carry a few more kilos - as long as you’re happy and content with yourself and your lifestyle, there’s no right or wrong.

And, on a sidenote: being strong can mean something different to everyone. You don’t need a sixpack to feel strong and you don’t have to be able to lift 60kg. You can feel strong in so many ways. Maybe you went running this morning and you noticed a little more endurance than the last time you tried. Maybe you’re finally able to carry your shopping up the stairs in one go. Or maybe you’ve finally overcome your fear to train in the „mens section“ at the gym (you know, where they usually lift the heavy weights). Feeling strong can also mean feeling comfortable within your body in a whole new way that you never knew before. There’s so much positive potential that can come from a trend like „strong is the new skinny“. The idea shouldn’t be to put women down and tell them what they should look like. But rather to show people that it’s a beautiful thing to feel good and strong within your body - regardless of the newest trend or beauty standard. How you achieve that feeling is totally up to you.

For me personally, working out is what gives me that feeling of content. I chose this path in order to feel comfortable in my skin. I like the self-confidence it has brought me, and I love feeling strong, building muscle and being able to lift a lot. And that is exactly what I want to share: that working out is a way to feel happier and more confident. It’s certainly not the only way - but it’s the path that I chose and that I’m passionate about. Still, we all have our own paths. What’s right for me might not work for everyone - and that’s okay. I love the fact that trends like „strong is the new skinny“ promote an active lifestyle - but that still doesn’t make it a necessity. At the end of the day you should follow the path that is right for you.


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MY LINGERIE COLLECTION

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Helllooo everyone <3 as HOPEFULLY all of you know I launched a lingerie collection in collaboration with Hunkemöller a couple of weeks ago. I’m soooo happy to see so many of you in the pieces I designed & I’m even more happy to hear that you love what I created with the Hunkemöller Team! I feel really honored to have had this possibility aaaand of course I’m also proud to finally see my lingerie in stores and online.

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blue push up bra BLUE BRAZILIAN RED LACE BODY


Till now I only showed you single items here and there on my Instagram.. but what would be a better option than giving you the whole overview here on my blog :)

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PADDED BRASATIN & LACE SLIP LACE thong


The color range includes a dusty pink color, a burgundy red and a soft blue. For the materials we went for lace, velvet and satin. The combination out of the 3 is really unique and I loooove how it turned out! Velvet is also a big fashion trend right now, so you can't go wrong with that.

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VELVET BRALETTEVELVET BRAZILIAN


What I love most about all the pieces is that they look super feminine and sexy while not being to daring.. and if you look closer they all have beautiful little details. For example cut outs, straps or little bows. The backside of the bottoms and bodies is also often fully out of lace :)

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LONGLINE BRABRAZILIANTHONG


As you can see for most sets, there are several options for the bottoms. Slips, Thongs, Brazilians and so on. Same goes for the bras. You can find Bralettes, Padded Bras and Push Up Bras. And of course a Body in each color way & one Homewear set in dusty pink. I hope that everyone can find something fitting to their body type! I know that can be a struggle with underwear haha.

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PUSH UP BRATHONG WITH STRAP BRAZILIAN WITH STRAP


On this picture you can also see the silver body chain that you can buy with my collection. It goes twice around the neck and has some longer chains around the body and in the front. You could also wear this on top of a white shirt!! Looks beautiful.

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SATIN TOP WITH LACE ⎪ CHIFFON SHORT


This is the Homewear Set in dusty pink. The Short is sooo cute and flirty! Definitely one of my favorite items out of the whole collection. It was already sold out directly after the launch - but now it's restocked <3

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VELVET BODY WITH LACE


The sizes go most of the times from XS/S to L/XL. For the bras we sometimes go up to an F cup :) I'm wearing size S for all bottoms & bodies and 70B for the bras. Aaand the prices go from 14,99€ till 41,99€.

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DUSTY PINK BRALETTETHONG WITH STRAPS


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LONGLINE BRABRAZILIAN IN DUSTY PINK


The collection is still available in stores & you can also shop it online on hunkemoller.com in Germany, Switzerland, UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Denmark and Austria.

If you want me to like, repost or see your pictures don't forget to tag #PAMELAFORHKM <3

Have a lovely evening everyoneeee and thanks for all your support!

xx Pamela

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MISSION MORE - healthy snacking

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Happy Sunday everyoneeee :) today a quick blogpost in collaboration with foodist about the Mission More Snacks that I've shown you a couple of times on Insta Story & Snapchat <3

I've been working with the food online shop foodist.de for a long time now & they recently launched a own brand called "Mission More".

The Mission More Snacks are 100% natural, vegan, gluten free, dairy free and only consist out of dates, nuts and several superfoods. There were no sugar, additives or preservatives added!! There are also only 7 to 11 ingredients, depending on the flavor. So they are for sure completely natural, healthy & don't really count as a "cheat" :)

PS: on the package you can of course that they contain sugar, but that only comes form the dates and the other ingredients. A banana or an apple also has naturally sugar in it!

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You can get the Mission More Balls in 6 different flavors.

Peanut Butter Jelly, Apple Pie & Cookie Dough are the flavors that remind you of the typical "cheats". They were recreated as good as possible with natural and healthy ingredients. They also added natural pea and rice protein to those 3 flavors.

Coconut-Maca-Guarana, Chia-Cranberry-Lemon & Blueberry-Baobab are the other "classic" superfood flavors.

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Going more into detail regarding the ingredients: in "Peanut Butter Jelly" are for example only peanut butter, dates, coconut nectar, pea & rice protein, dried strawberries and peanuts :)

Coconut-Maca-Guarana consists out of dates, almond butter, coconut nectar, almonds, coconut flakes, maca & guarana.

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Why Mission More?

I would suggest it to everyone who's struggling with cravings between the main meals or to everyone who just needs snacks to survive haha. They are truly healthy and you can easily eat them on the go or if you're on a rush. The packages are reclosable, so you can just keep them in your bag without making a mess :) of course they don't taste like milk chocolate or cookie dough ice cream but I think as a healthy substitute they do a perfect job! They also fill you up really quickly, most of the times I don't even need more than 2 or 3 pieces (80-100 kcal).

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Where can I get them & how much are they?

You can order them in Europe on www.foodist.de/pamela and I'm also sharing some coupon codes for this website from time to time :) at the moment you can get a package with all 6 flavors for 9,95€ and with the code "Pamela15" you also get 15% off. A single package is 1,95€.

You can also buy them in a lot of Edeka, Rewe & Budniskowski stores.


Have a wonderful evening everyone!!

xx Pamela

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