Seeing the fact I gained some weight, I started a low carb diet. This is the first time since many years, before I always had to eat carbs to keep my best weight, because of some health problems. So gaining weight is good news for me. Still I love to eat vegan and low carb … More Low carb diet after the holidays: courgette pasta!
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
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 first dinner of the first harvest of my beautiful kitchen garden: raw green endive stew. This recipe is very Sattvic and fits the yoga-diet very well, because the veggies are raw and then all prana is preserved. It’s in balance with nature. Organic. Superfresh, so it contains a lot more prana then veggies from the shop. It is simple … More From harvest to plate: green endive
Can you imagine that these beautiful green endive leaves came from my 3 month old kitchen garden? What an amazing wonder from our Mother Nature! This is my first yard and I have very little experience gardening so when I can do this: you can do this too! It safes money, it’s organic, it’s fun, … More It’s harvest time!
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!
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 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
Normally I don’t react on what’s in the news, but today I can’t stop it: I want to help readers from the bottom of my heart. A shocking message on Facebook showed that there were 17 types of pesticides found on strawberries bought in the regular supermarket. The combination of poison could be very dangerous … More Non-organic strawberries healthy or poisonous?