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
This weekend I came home from a long and beautiful trip to the ashram in India: almost three weeks of intense meditation, yoga and mantra-chanting. After such a deep Maha Samadhi and a long journey, it is always nice to find lovely surprises at home. My great neighbor who kept all my plants super-green and more … More Unexpected surprise after my trip to India: red garden-tomatoes
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!
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