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
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
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!
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