Nine ways to improve your meditation
Meditation is the base of all yoga and mindfulness practice. It is the only vehicle that will bring you to higher realms and pure consciousness. With meditation we still the mind so that we can travel in between thoughts to our atma or soul. This way we are connected to the higher energy of love…
Vegan curry cauliflower soup (delicious, light and Sattvic)
This vegan curry cauliflower soup turned out delicious!! I had half a cauliflower and an old courgette and made it into something divine 😉 (if I may say so hihi 😁) First heat some coconut oil in a soup pan. Then add the herbs with chili and fresh ginger (cumin seeds, mustard seeds, garam massala,…
Some more light yoga food: one pot pasta with pesto!
My favorite one pottie again, this time with garden veggies 🪴!! Prepare whole grain pasta, last minute cook courgette in the water. When done, add cherry tomatoes 🍅 for a second, drain the water. Add Himalaya salt, pepper, chili 🌶 flakes, pesto and olive oil. Stir. Add water of the pasta if needed when dry.…
Some light yoga food: vegan grilled sweat potatoes!
This is Divine food! I love simplicity. Oven baked organic sweat potato with rosemary and cherry tomatoes from my garden! The thing is: how do you make them crispy? I’ve got the solution: spray them with olive oil. First you put all ingredients on a tray covered with baking paper. Then you spray the olive…
Trigunas & tridoshas
In my earlier blog about the Yoga Sutras I refer to prakriti and purusha, which is important to understand the trigunas and the tridoshas. Purusha is pure consciousness, so this is energy. It cannot manifest in maya (earthly matters) without prakriti which is nature or the physical world (sometimes referred to as ‘maya’). Prakriti cannot…
Intuitive vegan peanut curry dish
The thing with intuitive cooking is that you never know what you’re going to make. Sometimes it turns out shitty, but most of the times it turns out great, like today! I made a super yummy peanut curry with brown rice. Don’t know if a real curry is suppose to taste like this, but it’s…
Vegan Asparagus – Asperges (Dutch spring delicacy)
Vegan asparagus! In Holland it is a well known spring delicacy to eat asparagus, mostly with melted butter and egg. But this vegan & Sattvic variation might surprise you! For this recipe I cooked the asparagus together with some sweat potato in the same steaming pan (10 min on heat, 15 min off heat for…
Healthy & vegan snacks
Sitting behind my computer working a lot of hours, I love to snack something… anything, might be a better word. Of course chocolate will do the job perfectly, but I tend to eat some light and healthy snacks as well: why not? It helps to strengthen my immune system and I feel light and vitalised…
Vegan & Gluten-free Breakfast Pancakes!
These amazing pancakes are totally gluten-free, whole grain and vegan! First mix the dry ingredients: whole grain buckwheat flower, chick pea flower (1/6), arrow (tsp) and baking powder (1/2 tsp) & Himalaya Salt. Then add some hazelnut milk and agave syrup. Feel the amounts intuitively and make a nice and fluid dough, though not too…
Vegetarian & Sattvic Moussaka
This is sooo yummy! (1 min video)