My kitchen garden has had a tremendous start with an amazing amount of lettuce and green endive. After that the carrots came out and I had some lovely herbs like the coriander I used in many of the Sattvic recipes of this blog. Last week the potatoes came out, but as for the rest of the … More Kitchen garden lessons: potatoes, green beans, courgette and paksoi
The original Lemon Curd Trifle is lovely but has also a lot of sugar and fat in it. So I tried to make a healthy and more Sattvic version of this amazing desert. In these warm summer days this could also be a perfect refreshment instead of tea with cake when you have something to … More Healthy & fresh Lemon Curd Trifle
During these amazing sunny days it is always nice to eat a salad for dinner. The Sattvic Lifestyle is simple and light: so this salad definitely fulfills the yoga-diet standards and it tastes delicious! First you cook the quinoa and let it cool down. Quinoa is one of the lightest forms of grain we can take … More Lovely quinoa-salad with tofu and garden-veggies
The jasmine-flower is very special and used as a wondrous healing herb in Ayurveda. Jasmine has strong antibacterial qualities and it has the possibility to influence our mood. It triggers our sexual mood and it can help with depression. Jasmine is also used when someone has a fungus somewhere on the skin. The flowers smell … More Jasmine tea for a happy summer mood
Cold soup is perfect for hot summer days! Though this lovely creamy vegan soup could be served warm as well. You just boil some good organic veggie broth and then you add a nice amount of veggies. This can be any type of veggie, but I used the carrots from my garden, courgette and sweat … More Vegan summer lunch: cold creamy soup and panini with saté-spread
In summer we are tend to eat less carbohydrates, simply because we need less than in cold winter. This delicious organic dish of cabbage is amazingly light, low in carb and fat, vegan, healthy, super fast and has little ingredients. First you bake some fresh pepper in coconut oil and then you add tofu or … More Vegan, 5 ingredients, 10 minutes, low-carb, very low-fat and delicious!
Your sadhana in the early morning is very important to maintain the Yoga Lifestyle. It keeps you grounded, it connects you with the Higher Energy and your inner light. And above all: it fills your whole system with nice fresh prana to start the day with a loving happy feeling of bliss, patience and inner … More After sadhana: detox tea!
This colorful chickpea-dish is a lovely variation on the delicious Indian Chana Masala, only this recipe is somewhat more Sattvic because of the extra crunchy vegetables. It is a perfect stew for every season, because you can actually process all kinds of vegetables in it. This spicy summer version has carrots from my kitchen garden, celery … More Chickpeas Indian style
Look how amazing this carrot came out of my kitchen garden. As you can read in this series about my brand new greening, I get really exited about growing my own food as part of the Sattvic lifestyle and yoga-diet, thought it is hard. I have to learn everything from scratch, because at some point … More Kitchen garden lessons: carrots
What does yoga have to do with our nature and the environment? Well, it’s everything actually. The healthy Yoga Lifestyle with Sattvic food and good habits is always in balance with our own true nature, but also our natural surroundings. Living this austere lifestyle brings you closer to your own intuition or better to say: your … More A healthy planet with the yoga lifestyle