A richly filled smoothie-bowl is my favorite raw-food meal of the day. The Sattvic yoga-diet recommends to eat just one cooked meal and one raw-food meal a day. Further more some raw food like fruits, veggies and nuts. This way you fill your energetic system with the needed prana (life giving energy) which is only … More Smoothie-bowls fit the yoga-diet perfectly!
The hardest part of moksha or liberation (the main goal of yoga) is conquering the ego-self. And that is only possible with our most difficult life experiences like losing a job, not getting what we had in mind, too high expectations, earning less money than expected, failing an exam or any other type of ‘failure’ … More Overcoming our ego with yoga
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