Balancing your weight after the holidays with a healthy Sattvic-detox

Sattvic means austere. It means living in balance with energy and nature. Never take too much of the energy and live a conscious life. These were also the teachings of Jesus Christ, but funny enough during the days of the celebration of his life, nobody really lives austere. And we cannot always help that, because … More Balancing your weight after the holidays with a healthy Sattvic-detox

Sattvic & vegan delicious parsnip soup with pear, leeks and parsley root

This amazing soup is perfect for Christmas with its season veggies: parsnip, leeks and parsley root. Wash all the vegetables carefully, cut them in pieces and cook them in some good quality vegetable & herb broth with a small peace of fresh ginger, a very small amount of curry powder, salt and pepper. When all … More Sattvic & vegan delicious parsnip soup with pear, leeks and parsley root

Vegan & simple whole-weat creamy pasta with green endive and holy basil

Sattvic cooking and the Yoga Lifestyle are all about simplicity and lightness. One of my favorite dishes is green endive with creamy pasta. Today I made a Christmas variation with tomato and the Indian holy basil tulsi. Cook the whole-weat pasta. When it’s done, drain the water. In the same hot pan on a small … More Vegan & simple whole-weat creamy pasta with green endive and holy basil

Healthy entrée: white endive with apple, zucchini and sour cream

A delicious and super healthy Christmas entrée, which is best served with some fresh fruit limonade. You can make it vegan by just replacing the sour cream for soy yoghurt or vegan mayonaise. Again this is a very simple, quick, Sattvic and light side dish with all organic season fruits and veggies. Take the leaves of … More Healthy entrée: white endive with apple, zucchini and sour cream

Lovely Sattvic orange desert with fresh cottage cheese for Christmas

If you like the Sattvic philosophy and yoga lifestyle, this might be a nice Christmas desert for you. Simple, light, organic and fresh with a lovely soft and natural taste. At this time of the year orange and mandarin are season fruits for us in Holland, but you can do this with any type of … More Lovely Sattvic orange desert with fresh cottage cheese for Christmas

Stuffed green cabbage leaves with parsnip & sweat potato mousse

If you like a vegan, organic and Sattvic dinner for Christmas, this might be a real nice dish for you. Made from winter season veggies, super healthy and light: the most important element of the yoga lifestyle. Here is what you do. Cook some nice green cabbage leaves with a little bit of Himalaya salt. In the … More Stuffed green cabbage leaves with parsnip & sweat potato mousse

Simple Christmas dish with purple Vitelotte potato and parsley root

The regular potato has almost no nutritious value, but the purple Vitelotte potato is very good for your health. The purple color means that it has anthocyanins, which protect the potato against free radicals. This beautiful colored vegetable contains a lot of vitamin C and is very good for blood circulation, it lowers blood pressure and prevents … More Simple Christmas dish with purple Vitelotte potato and parsley root