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
This delicious pumpkin dish was made in 15 minutes and has only 4 ingredients. It is healthy, light, low carb and full of the necessary daily vitamins and minerals. And it fits the Sattvic yoga-diet perfectly. First you peal the pumpkin (if it is a butternut pumpkin this would not be necessary) and slice it … More Stir-fried pumpkin with feta and raisins
A lot of beautiful natural remedies we unknowingly have in our kitchen or garden. Like Hippocrates, founder of modern medicine said: ‘Our food is our medicine, our medicine our food’. The Yoga Lifestyle and Sattvic diet recommends to eat as natural as possible and that also concerns our medicine. Ayurveda is a beautiful natural healing … More The amazing healing powers of Ashwaganda
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
This colorful chickpea-dish is a lovely variation on the delicious Indian Chana Masala, only this recipe is somewhat more Sattvic because of the extra crunchy vegetables. It is a perfect stew for every season, because you can actually process all kinds of vegetables in it. This spicy summer version has carrots from my kitchen garden, celery … More Chickpeas Indian style
Many people struggle with overweight these days. Over 30% of our world population suffers from obesity. Mostly because of eating too much meat and drinking alcohol: the secret truth behind overweight. And of most things we eat, we don’t know that it contains a lot of sugar and unhealthy fats. The Yoga Lifestyle with Sattvic food … More 9 tips for a perfect yoga-diet: one raw-food meal a day
After 3,5 months my kitchen garden is literally exploding! Every day I can eat some veggies like lettuce, carrots, endive or potatoes and some nice herbs like fresh coriander and mint for tea… from my own garden! Can you imagine? I never expected it to be this fruitful. And speaking of fruits: the strawberries are … More My kitchen garden is exploding!