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ASPEN

My photoshoot in Aspen

Working as a model has brought me so many opportunities, and one of the most challenging is to deal with the constant change of weather. As for now I’m enjoying a great warm Brazilian summer, but a month ago I  was in NYC with the blizzard invading the American sky, I was freezing! This past […]

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Model Chocolate recipe book by Abigail O’Neill

Is there anyone on this Earth who doesn’t love chocolate? We don’t think so! OYL contributor & Top Model Abigail O’Neill is a raw chocolatier, and superfood connoisseur, who just published her first recipe book “MODEL CHOCOLATE” with over 80 delicious & nutritious recipes. You can buy it in Ebook or hardcover, and these books […]

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Brazil Nut Milk Recipe

If you want to start a healthy diet but you don’t know where to start, nut milk is a great way. You can use for your smoothie, oatmeal, coffee, tea, and off course just as it is. So lets get started! Brazil Nut Milk A lovely recipe for home made Nut Milk. This recipe contains […]

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Ask and you shall RECEIVE

I’ve had a crazy few weeks… 4am starts, 12am wraps, you know – all those glam ‘life of a model’ moments. Nothing I hate more than eating stuff that makes me feel lethargic, heavy and clogged. Unfortunately when working long hours or late sometimes models have to choose between skipping a meal or eat fatty, […]

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FALL

My favorite Fall Menu

Hello Everyone! I’m so happy fall season is all over New York City, and it’s time for some cozyness when it comes to homade food! We love to cook amazing food at home specially at this time of the year cause we can fell in the atmosphere that a nice meal it’s been prepared – […]

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My healthy food traveling supplies

My healthy raw food traveling supplies

Hi everyone, Since I am a raw foodie people always ask me what I do when I am away from home. So I wanted to share with everyone my traveling food essentials. Whenever I leave for a job or even go on vacation I make sure I buy a few hard and ripe avocado’s and […]

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Top model Lisalla Montenegro

 Lisalla Montenegro, a 23 year Brazilian girl,  has been modeling for almost 10 years. She is adventurous, passionate for sports and a healthy lifestyle. We asked her what she has been up to, and what she is planning in the future. And of course how healthy & green she lives everyday! OYL: When did you start […]

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IMG Model Talk 2012

Yesterday I spoke at the IMG model Prep 2012, an event organized by IMG models for their young models who will experience New York Fashion Week for the first time. The past years this event has become a solid part of preparation for Fashion Week by IMG, with great speakers, healthy food, nice drinks, and […]

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Brasilian Carol & hair dresser Marco Antonio

As a model you need to take care of your hair!

Hello Guys! So happy to be sharing my first post to you all! As a model I get to work a lot for hair campaigns ( I’ve been blonde, light brown, dark brown, reddish…)  – so I take extra care about it in my daily routine. We heard a lot about homemade hair care… many […]

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Introducing: top model Carol Fontaneti

I worked with Carol on a job for Fay, an Italian clothing brand a few years ago. We reconnected years later when I found out she is also very much into health and food. She will likely start to become a contributor on OYL and share her modeling experiences and her favorite beauty and food […]

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Beach Wijk aan Zee

Nice day at the beach with a friend

A trip to the beach can be very spontaneous! When I was in Amsterdam for work, I went to meet my friend, top model Dewi Driegen right after. We just decided to take her dogs to the beach! This beach in Wijk aan Zee is famous for kite surfing. So we saw many of these […]

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Lettuce wraps

Lettuce wraps option 2

I recently made a video for lettuce wraps, (see below) but these are my option number 2! I use sesame oil to stir fry it as it gives a delicious flavor to the vegetables. Love, Lonneke Lettuce wraps option 2 easy butter head lettuce wraps Author: Lonneke Recipe type: lunch/dinner Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  […]

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