Extremely rare and healthy green from the sea: Monk’s Beard

Monk’s Beard is an incredibly rare, stem-shaped sea vegetable that grows in the salt marshes along the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic coast of Portugal. In Holland we can buy this scarce delicacy only once or twice a year in a few organic shops. In Italian it is called ‘Barba di frate’, hence the Dutch … More Extremely rare and healthy green from the sea: Monk’s Beard

Bouillon with fresh coriander and celery: made in 5 minutes with 3 ingredients

This bouillon is very easy to make and is super healthy with season vegetables. Heat some good quality organic vegetable broth and when the water cooks add some fresh coriander and slices of a celery stick. Like we’ve seen in the last blog, celery contains a lot of prana and has amazing healing powers, so … More Bouillon with fresh coriander and celery: made in 5 minutes with 3 ingredients

The healing power of celery

Celery-sticks have an amazing healing power. Every veggie or fruit has its own special feature from Mother Nature to help us live a healthy lifestyle. The Sattvic philosophy helps us analyzing every wondrous gift we get from nature. Like we’ve seen before in blogs about the health benefits of eating green-leave vegetables, celery has every quality … More The healing power of celery

Food can influence our DNA

What’s already known for many years in Vedic science, the practice of yoga and Ayurveda is also scientifically proven: we can heal our body and mind with food. Like Hippocrates founder of modern medicine once said: ‘Our food should be our medicine, our medicine our food‘. Due to thorough scientific research (epigenetics) we know now … More Food can influence our DNA

Warm winter smoothie

Drinking cold smoothies makes us sometimes feel even colder these winter days, but smoothies are an important part of the Sattvic Yoga Lifestyle. A solution is to add some fresh ginger to your smoothie; this warms you from the inside. Another possibility is to drink a warm smoothie. The one in the picture came out … More Warm winter smoothie

Salad for cold days with avocado, roasted courgette, ginger & pepper

A lovely Sattvic salad for these cold winter days: purslane, tomato and avocado with roasted courgette, ginger and sweat pepper. You can serve it either warm or cold. The ginger in combination with the purslane and pepper will make you feel all warm inside. Together with a cup of hot fresh ginger tea with cinnamon … More Salad for cold days with avocado, roasted courgette, ginger & pepper