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

Stuffed mini-paprika

These lovely petit sweat peppers, I found on the market place. I find them an awesome Sattvic snack, which fits the yoga diet perfectly: raw food is the best you can eat. It contains a lot of the live-giving energy prana. The goal of eating our food (and of every yoga practice) is to clean … More Stuffed mini-paprika

Falafel-bowl

This lovely Sattvic bowl fits the yoga-diet perfectly. First prepare some whole grain spelt couscous. In the meanwhile stir-fry cabbage and celery in coconut oil with just a little bit of Himalaya-salt. Grill the falafel with pieces of egg-plant in a grill-pan. It is very easy to make falafel: just put the pre-boiled chickpeas with … More Falafel-bowl

Your best Sattvic snack

The best snack according to the yoga-diet or Sattvic lifestyle, is eating fresh, organic natural food like fruits, yoghurt, nuts and seeds. This bowl has creamy organic yoghurt with a topping of mandarin, kiwi, cashew, banana, sesame seeds and raisins and could make a good breakfast, lunch or dinner too, since it is advised to eat … More Your best Sattvic snack

Kitchen garden lessons: potatoes, green beans, courgette and paksoi

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

Salad for cold days with avocado, roasted courgette, ginger & pepper

A lovely Sattvic salad for these cold winter days: purslane, tomato and avocado with roasted courgette, ginger and sweat pepper. You can serve it either warm or cold. The ginger in combination with the purslane and pepper will make you feel all warm inside. Together with a cup of hot fresh ginger tea with cinnamon … More Salad for cold days with avocado, roasted courgette, ginger & pepper