Spending time in nature heals body and mind

It is scientifically proven by many universities all over the world, that being in nature has good influence on our mental and physical health. Hippocrates, founder of modern medicine discovered that disease is something natural (and not ‘supernatural’) and thus it can be healed with nature as well. According to him three elements are necessary … More Spending time in nature heals body and mind

One-pot pasta bowl

I love cooking with just one pot! A one-pot pasta becomes Sattvic if you add the veggies at the end, like the broccoli and courgette in this dish: they cooked just the last minute together with the pasta. This way they stay crispy and contain their prana and vitamins. Then drain the water and add … More One-pot pasta bowl

Meditation by the sea

First there was nothing, just ether and prana or energy. Then there was this huge explosion from which the elements came. Planets were formed. After that, life came. First small forms of life and then animals. Human life came after that. So that means that the elements, nature and animals contain much more of the … More Meditation by the sea

2 times tahini dressing

Tahini is a paste of sesame seeds mostly used for humus and is amazingly healthy: it contains a lot of calcium, protein and fibre. One tea spoon of sesame seeds has more calcium than 10 liters of milk! This makes the tahini paste an important ingredient for the vegetarian and vegan kitchen. You can use … More 2 times tahini dressing

Bowl: pearl couscous with sugarsnaps, rucola and grated mozzarella

These days I have been posting most pictures of recipes on Instagram (@JanayitriBrahmanda), but I could not deny you this one: what a lovely, delicious light dish for our book. I made this bowl purely with my intuition, the Sattvic way, and it turned out amazing. Fits the yoga diet perfectly! First you cook the … More Bowl: pearl couscous with sugarsnaps, rucola and grated mozzarella

Every yoga practitioner should celebrate Shivaratri

Tomorrow is Shivaratri. Shiva is the God of Yoga. He gave us thousands and thousands of years ago the deep and mysterious Yoga Science, as in meditation, chanting mantra’s, asanas, pranayama and every other single element of yoga practice. He also taught us about the Yoga Lifestyle and Sattvic food, this is very important during … More Every yoga practitioner should celebrate Shivaratri