Many people struggle with overweight these days. Over 30% of our world population suffers from obesity. Mostly because of eating too much meat and drinking alcohol: the secret truth behind overweight. And of most things we eat, we don’t know that it contains a lot of sugar and unhealthy fats. The Yoga Lifestyle with Sattvic food … More 9 tips for a perfect yoga-diet: one raw-food meal a day
Today in this warm & sunny weather I felt like drinking something creamy and cold. I drink a lot of water and smoothies, but some tea once in while can really give me a mindful moment: a nice break during writing. But today it is too warm for some hot tea, so I thought of … More Foamy & creamy Ice-tea for hot summer days
After 3,5 months my kitchen garden is literally exploding! Every day I can eat some veggies like lettuce, carrots, endive or potatoes and some nice herbs like fresh coriander and mint for tea… from my own garden! Can you imagine? I never expected it to be this fruitful. And speaking of fruits: the strawberries are … More My kitchen garden is exploding!
Keeping you posted about my new kitchen garden. Can you imagine that this picture is taken one month later? I can eat fresh lettuce and green endive for weeks now! Part of the Yoga Lifestyle is to be in balance with nature, and I must say that your own veggie garden really helps to reach that … More My veggie garden just one month later!
The 18th of May our first book Yoga-energizers for Children will be launched! Together with Indian singer and composer Dhroeh Nankoe we have written several books and materials to help you through your inner process of yoga. This book is a very cool method for teachers in primary school and for yoga-teachers to energize the … More Celebrating our book launch!
Our food determines our thoughts. Thoughts create emotions and they are the base of our actions. According to the Sattvic lifestyle (or yoga-diet) it is very important to watch carefully what we eat. This smoothie is very light for our thoughts and that causes happy feelings. Because of its lightness it is also a perfect … More Carrot-orange smoothie for a happy mind
Indian singer and composer Dhroeh Nankoe, co-author of our upcoming book ‘Yoga-energizers For Children’, is going to indulge us with some very special yoga music. In a unique cooperation with Buddha Building, he created a beautiful new sound of Indian classical music with a western touch. The songs are specially created for Spiritual Dance like we describe … More Wonderful spiritual Indian music with a western touch
Shiva is the God of Yoga. He once started to introduce the Yoga Lifestyle thousands of years ago in ancient India. He taught us how to liberate ourselves from earthly desires, materialism and egoism so that love can flow into our lives. When we become pure love and compassion we can reach perfect happiness and … More Shiva is your guide to Moksha
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
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