Category Archives: Healthy Inspiration

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 […]

Immune boosting turmeric smoothie by Irina Verwer

Tumirc smoothie by Irina Verwer

Follow my blog with Bloglovin On, rainy, kind of chilly but beautiful nonetheless Autumn days like these, giving your immune system an extra boost is a pretty good idea.Especially if you’re feeling under the weather, this smoothie is your friend. It contains a decent but still very yummy amount of turmeric and other immune boosting […]

Blueberry salad with sundried tomato crumble by Irina Verwer

blueberry salad by Irina_Verwer

A gorgeous, filling and quick salad for sunny days Somewhere in between offering yogic coaching sessions to a few yoga teachers, leading a workshop in Leeuwarden, staying in touch with my family and friends, teaching a few private classes in a row and offering Ayurvedic consultations through Skype, I found myself craving something grounding yet […]

Brownies meet espresso ice-cream by Celina Liya

brownie with coffee icecream

For some reason I have always loved to have something chocolatey with my coffee; for some reason it’s just a match made in heaven. I’ve made brownies with coffee one time, but it didn’t quite satisfy my chocolate/coffee craving like I’d expected it to. But.. Warm brownies & ice cream always hit the right spot! […]

The Mother of Baked Sweet Potatoes by Celina Liya


The Mother of Baked Sweet Potatoes Sweet potato is basically heaven on earth to me. So easy to combine with whatever you’re craving, be it peanut butter, black beans or salad. I was feeling like a bit of everything this time around. I wanted burrito’s, but not really. Taco’s? Meh. Or sweet potato fries with […]