Seeing the fact I gained some weight, I started a low carb diet. This is the first time since many years, before I always had to eat carbs to keep my best weight, because of some health problems. So gaining weight is good news for me. Still I love to eat vegan and low carb … More Low carb diet after the holidays: courgette pasta!
The last kitchen garden lesson for this year: how to make your small food garden winter-ready. First you take out all the plants with their roots. That is very important. The plant of the fresh mint is a real usurer and had roots all over the place. They were very hard to take out. You … More Kitchen garden lessons: Winter-ready
These lovely petit sweat peppers, I found on the market place. I find them an awesome Sattvic snack, which fits the yoga diet perfectly: raw food is the best you can eat. It contains a lot of the live-giving energy prana. The goal of eating our food (and of every yoga practice) is to clean … More Stuffed mini-paprika
We all have them: those patterns we want to break with. Like unhealthy eating habits or constantly putting ourselves down in our thoughts ‘I can’t wear this, I am too fat’ or ‘I am never capable of doing that’. These are normal patterns which we have formed throughout our whole lives. All our life-experiences influence … More Breaking with old patterns
A lot of beautiful natural remedies we unknowingly have in our kitchen or garden. Like Hippocrates, founder of modern medicine said: ‘Our food is our medicine, our medicine our food’. The Yoga Lifestyle and Sattvic diet recommends to eat as natural as possible and that also concerns our medicine. Ayurveda is a beautiful natural healing … More The amazing healing powers of Ashwaganda
Drinking two or three times a day hot water with pieces of fresh ginger is not only delicious: it is super healthy! Ginger has great healing qualities and it can even give great benefits while suffering from cancer. For myself it became an absolute indispensable part of my daily yoga-diet, because it keeps my thyroid … More Detoxing and loosing weight with fresh ginger!
This lovely Sattvic bowl fits the yoga-diet perfectly. First prepare some whole grain spelt couscous. In the meanwhile stir-fry cabbage and celery in coconut oil with just a little bit of Himalaya-salt. Grill the falafel with pieces of egg-plant in a grill-pan. It is very easy to make falafel: just put the pre-boiled chickpeas with … More Falafel-bowl
The best snack according to the yoga-diet or Sattvic lifestyle, is eating fresh, organic natural food like fruits, yoghurt, nuts and seeds. This bowl has creamy organic yoghurt with a topping of mandarin, kiwi, cashew, banana, sesame seeds and raisins and could make a good breakfast, lunch or dinner too, since it is advised to eat … More Your best Sattvic snack
This super healthy and delicious bowl with noodles, fits the yoga-diet perfectly and is made in less than 10 minutes. All ingredients are organic according to the Sattvic life style. Cook the noodles in water and add the last 2 minutes frozen green peas. In the meanwhile stir-fry in a wok some fresh pepper and fresh … More Vegan bowl with noodles
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