Textures and colours in an unusual summer saladRead More
Don’t be fooled by someone’s looks, lifestyle or smile. Mental illnesses aren’t written in capital letters one’s forehead – actually they are often …Read More
Quick and easy this complete vegan meal makes the perfect on-the-go lunch. Soba noodles are high in protein, and a good source of fibre and minerals. Made of buckwheat soba noodles taste nutty and delicious.Read More
The English expression 'chock-a-block' amuses me. It means to be jam-packed full! I thought it was a great reference for these delicious crunchy chocolate chip cookies! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!Read More
A delicious bowl of goodness to start the day right! This nutritious porridge is powered with stress-relieving orange blossom and full of antioxidants and vitamin-rich foods.Read More
There are many things you can do every morning, afternoon, and evening to greatly increase your chances to sleep deeper and give your body-mind its daily dose of restoration. Here is a collection of the best ‘sleep hygiene’ practices. Implement some in your routine, and notice how deep is your sleep…Read More
The gentle detox is based on eating plenty of comforting, yet light and easily digestible food with plenty of warming herbs and spices to kick start digestion (agni – our metabolic fire, is essential to optimal health), boost metabolism and clear toxins from the body by supporting the body’s natural elimination pathways. This gives the body a chance to heal and repair while encouraging the body’s natural mechanisms of detoxification.Read More
Delicious and colourful quinoa porridge with autumn stewed fruits and warming spices.Read More
Happiness isn’t in the shape, colour or size, it’s in the uniting ease in the mind, body and heart.Read More
“You are what your deepest desire is. As your desire is, so is your intention. As your intention is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.” | The UpanishadsRead More
A flavoursome, nutrient-rich and colourful salad. Although this salad gets all the "wows", it literally takes 10 minutes to make!Read More
6 ingredients for a light and nutritious summer dish.
30 min prep time.
Enjoy as a vegetarian dish or as a side dish for a piece of meat or fish.Read More
Summer is at its highest.
The outside heat settles in the body and mind which in turn can disturb our whole system. How to know if your Pitta (fire) is in excess?
Here are some simple Ayurvedic guidelines to help you re-establish balance in your body-mind and enjoy the perks of Summer.Read More
My Maman’s family comes from Holland. We kept a few culinary traditions from our country of origin, like Christmas speculoos (a shortbread biscuit with warming spices ie: cinnamon, coriander, clove, ginger, allspice, cardamom and nutmeg). The family recipe contains butter, white wheat flour (hence gluten) and refined sugar, as well as eggs. I created a recipe that preserve the flavour and texture of the traditional cookies, without the heaviness of the combination of eggs + sugar + flour - easier to digest!Read More
Quick and healthy summer dessert or afternoon treat.Read More
This juice will help you stay healthy during the festive season! Made with ingredients rich in nutrients and vitamins, it will keep you hydrated and glowing. Ps: it’s delicious!Read More
Light and delicious. Great as an entrée or as a side dish.
You can also serve the vegan cheese recipe as a spread or a dip for other occasions.Read More
This salad takes a while to put together but is so rich with flavours and textures. It certainly is an eye-catching salad, ideal to serve at a dinner party or to enjoy at a summer picnic.Read More
Mung bean pasta, coriander pesto, buttered broccoli and asparagusRead More
There is a transition occurring - a change in rhythm, in temperature, in the light.
Consider the same shift occurring within you.
The Vedic wisdom of Ayurveda states that Nature is within us, and that we are Nature. Therefore, as our environment evolves, and more precisely the influences of the five elements changes (earth, fire, water, air and ether), so do we. We, and our four dimensions (body, heart, mind and spirit) mirror these changes.
Our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual states are moving and shifting to maintain equilibrium. A holistic Yoga practice can help you re(gain) this equilibrium. But how?Read More