Category Archives: Healthy Inspiration

Cleansing for Beginners by Marlene Smits

Cleanse for beginners

Spring is for many people a time to think about cleansing. Cleansing your home, your mind and your body is a natural choice during this time of year. We leave winter and its heavier foods behind and prepare for some more lightness and sunshine, igniting our inner fires. Cleansing may sound all peaceful and zen, […]

Ayurvedic herbal teas for Spring

ekhart teas

Four Ayurvedic teas to neutralise qualities of the Kapha dosha, likely to be in excess during Spring. Tea has long been used for all manner of purposes, from medicinal to ceremonial, and for the health of both the body and mind. Eastern cultures are particularly fond of tea, and Ayurveda specifically uses tea to help […]

Colourful & Extra Chia Pudding by Celina Liya

Chia seed pudding

Have you ever soon those “YouTube Made Me Buy It?”-videos on YouTube? If you haven’t, it’s a video where people explain why they bought certain products, simply because a YouTube personality influenced them to do so. I personally, bought way too much because of YouTube. And they’ve all been a hit or miss. But let’s […]

Charlie’s cabbage soup by Irina Verwer

cabbage soup

Inspiration can come from anywhere. My dishes get their inspiration from my yoga practice, hikes in nature, visits to other countries, books… and movies. For this particular recipe, I was inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There are days when even mindful, no-chairs-in-my-house, chew-your-food-108-times yoginis long for an evening on a couch, with a […]

Ginger & Miso Bowl by Irina Verwer

After teaching almost non-stop for a few days, I’m taking a day off to nurture myself. Turns out, the weather is supportive of my decision: it’s been raining all day. Perfect day for some restorative yoga, meditation, writing, listening to all of the Riverboat Gamblers albums and cooking. And eating, of course. I love healing […]

Recipe from A Spoonful of Love: heart warming lentil soup

You will only have it: cancer. Two years ago businesswoman Odette Schoonenberg had to endure three different types of cancer and to our great sorrow, she died shortly after. During the hardest period in her life, she found strength in delicious, healthy food. Because food is fuel according to Odette. Her best tips, wisdom and […]