Why my kids eat sugar

Why my kids eat sugar

Do you feel like a bad parent when you give sugar to your children? I know I did. So WHY do my kids eat sugar? Read about our path, our struggle and our new found peace with sugar. Plus tips on how you too can win the fight against sugar.

Pop the Popsicles – the Yogic Diet way

Pop the Popsicles – the Yogic Diet way

Use really ripe fruit. I find popsicles to be a great way to use up bruised and overripe fruit. They are extra juicy and don’t look appealing enough to serve as a snack. So in the mold they go! Ripe fruit does not only give more juice, they are sweeter too! This way you don’t have to add more sugar and you can keep to your yogic diet.

10 Morning Habits that made my Days Better

10 Morning Habits that made my Days Better

A good morning routine can help you feel more balanced and productive throughout the day. It takes away the rush and the stress and can set you up for success on the long term. Let me share with you my morning habits that make me feel better throughout the day.

Ginger Honey Lemon Cake

Ginger Honey Lemon Cake

Everybody knows how a hot cup of honey, lemon and ginger tea helps you feel better when you have a soar throat. Add to that a pinch of turmeric, a natural anti-inflammatory agent, and you’re good to go in no time. This Ginger-Honey-Lemon cake is inspired by all the goodness of that hot cup of ginger tea.

Chili Cherry Chocolate Cake

Chili Cherry Chocolate Cake

Let me tell you a little secret. My husband doesn’t like chocolate cake. So I set out the make a chocolate cake that is actually healthy, sugar free and still so delicious. And I hereby proudly present the result; our Chili Cherry Chocolate Cake. Full of anti-oxidants and ingredients that improve the blood, without sugar or butter. In other words; A Heart Healthy Cake!

Blood Orange & Fennel Salad

Blood Orange & Fennel Salad

Have you ever been to Italy? The sweet scent of basil and ripe fruit that fills the air, like the oranges in this Blood Orange & Fennel Salad. Fennel has such a bright flavor, it is crunchy and a little sweet. It is a perfect match with the soft juicy tangy oranges.

Strawberry Root Tart

Strawberry Root Tart

Summer reminds me of sweet juicy strawberries. I love strawberries. And black berries, blue berries, mulberries in fact I think I like ALL berries.

Cauliflower Power

Cauliflower Power

When I was a kid, my mother would boil a whole head of cauliflower in a big stockpot. It tasted horrible.
Cauliflower tastes fabulous roasted, like we do here, but is also delicious as a creamy curried cauliflower soup or as little florets in vegetable soups, Thai curries or stir fries. You can even eat it as a steak.

Apple Galette, Easy Beginners Fruit Tart

Apple Galette, Easy Beginners Fruit Tart

Give it a shot, this Apple Galette is an excellent tart for starters. Especially because it is so forgiving. The dough won’t be a perfect circle – that’s okay. The crust cracks when you fold it over the fruit – just pinch it to seal. Your fruit isn’t nicely cut – you won’t notice once it’s baked. Great, right?!

Celery Pancakes to calm the nerves

Celery Pancakes to calm the nerves

Who doesn’t need some help to calm the nerves in these stressful times of lockdown and social distancing? Maybe we can help, a little. Celery is a humble super vegetable that does a great job calming our nervous system.

Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic Foods

Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic Foods

Following a yogic diet has a lot of benefits and knowing the difference between Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic Foods can help you make the right choices. It sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? Yet, sticking to it can be quite overwhelming. Trust me, we know a thing or two about that!

Oh Yes, we love you Coriander Chutney

Oh Yes, we love you Coriander Chutney

Coriander Chutney is a staple in Indian cuisine. It brightens up your meals with refreshing and spicy notes from the coriander and the chili.

We hope you will make it and that you will enjoy it as much as we do on salads, sandwiches, veggie burgers, in wraps, with couscous, quinoa, falafel, Indian food, Mediterranean food…

Chai, the Yogic Tea

Chai, the Yogic Tea

Chai is a real thing in India. You basically drink Chai all the time 🙂 The spices you put in your chai can differ. Sometimes you only add Cardamom to make Elaichi Chai. Other times you add star anise, black peppercorns, cinnamon and cloves to make Masala Chai.

Carrot Ginger Turmeric Soup

Carrot Ginger Turmeric Soup

This bright orange soup is completely vegan. We love to make our Carrot Ginger Turmeric Soup with a sweet potato to enhance the sweet taste. The fresh ginger gives it a spicy hint. Turmeric is really having a moment right now, but has been a part of the YogicDiet for ages.

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