Tahini is a paste of sesame seeds mostly used for humus and is amazingly healthy: it contains a lot of calcium, protein and fibre. One tea spoon of sesame seeds has more calcium than 10 liters of milk! This makes the tahini paste an important ingredient for the vegetarian and vegan kitchen. You can use … More 2 times tahini dressing
With light food we get happy thoughts. The Sattvic yoga diet and yoga lifestyle isn’t just for our bodies, but also our minds: we eat to clean our system physically and energetically. This brings us easier between thoughts in a state of samadhi during yoga and meditation practice. This vegan salad bowl is super light … More Sattvic, vegan, low carb & no fat bowl
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
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
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
Cold soup is perfect for hot summer days! Though this lovely creamy vegan soup could be served warm as well. You just boil some good organic veggie broth and then you add a nice amount of veggies. This can be any type of veggie, but I used the carrots from my garden, courgette and sweat … More Vegan summer lunch: cold creamy soup and panini with saté-spread
In summer we are tend to eat less carbohydrates, simply because we need less than in cold winter. This delicious organic dish of cabbage is amazingly light, low in carb and fat, vegan, healthy, super fast and has little ingredients. First you bake some fresh pepper in coconut oil and then you add tofu or … More Vegan, 5 ingredients, 10 minutes, low-carb, very low-fat and delicious!