Bowl: pearl couscous with sugarsnaps, rucola and grated mozzarella

These days I have been posting most pictures of recipes on Instagram (@JanayitriBrahmanda), but I could not deny you this one: what a lovely, delicious light dish for our book. I made this bowl purely with my intuition, the Sattvic way, and it turned out amazing. Fits the yoga diet perfectly! First you cook the … More Bowl: pearl couscous with sugarsnaps, rucola and grated mozzarella

Vegan bowl with noodles

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

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

This delicious pumpkin-purée fits the yoga lifestyle very well

The Dutch like to call it ‘hotchpot’ but I like the name ‘purée’ better. It is a perfect Sattvic alternative for mashed potatoes because you add a lot of vegetables, which makes it a lot lighter and healthier. Only potatoes are not very nutritious, but this way, you can make a delicious and healthful meal. The … More This delicious pumpkin-purée fits the yoga lifestyle very well

Delicious turnip-tops salad with beetroot, apple and mandarin

An absolute winter season-veggie-fruit salade with a delicious and light Sattvic taste! Completely organic, vegan and super healthy! It was very simple to make: wash and cut the turnip-tops and put them in a bowl. On top some thinly sliced chioggia beetroot and a mix of apple and mandarin in lemon and honey dressing. This way … More Delicious turnip-tops salad with beetroot, apple and mandarin

The greener the better

The Yoga Lifestyle recommends Sattvic food, in particular raw green leaves and green vegetables like broccoli. This is for a reason. Green leaves have a lot of chlorophyll and contain an amazing amount of prana; the life-giving energy which gives good health according to ancient Vedic Science. If this energy is flowing through our energetic … More The greener the better