3 breath visualisations: ease your mind, open your heart, step into action

2019-08-12T16:41:02+02:00By |Blog, Body, mind & spirit, Breath, Conscious activism, Expand, Health|

Three breathful visualisations for you today: Ease your mind Open your heart Step into action You can choose to do them separately as you see fit or combine and include them in your morning routine as a great way to start your day. You can do them one breath at a time, or take your [...]

Stop believing your mind (read The Untethered Soul)

2019-08-09T14:39:57+02:00By |Blog, Body, mind & spirit, Books, Expand, Health, Inspiration|

“There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind - you are the one who hears it.” ― Michael A. Singer, The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself Here's a fun exercise: write down your thoughts for a day, or even a couple of hours. [...]

Kale chips

2019-07-29T22:54:15+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

If you have never tried these, please do! So simple and delicious. And healthy! Great for iron. Just go easy on the salt. Massage the kale with a few drops of vegetable oil, then spread the kale out in one layer on your oven rack lined with parchment paper. (It is very tempting to make [...]

Simple vegetarian broccoli lasagne

2019-07-29T22:54:15+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Honestly, when preparing this I forgot to add the vegetarian 'minced meat' and it was still delicious. Would also be great with mushrooms! Find your own, buy fresh or soak dried mushrooms from your stock. First, mix together ingredients for the sauce. I used tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, sambal (chili paste) and bruschetta mix [...]

Tortellini carbonara with fresh parasol mushroom and zucchini

2019-07-29T22:54:15+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

We found a beautiful bunch of parasol mushrooms (in Dutch: grote parasolzwammen) in a neighbor's garden. She was super friendly and gave us one, after we explained how delicious they supposedly were - although we hadn't tried before. (Btw: if it's not the right season or foraging is not your thing: you could substitute the [...]

Bell pepper, apple & mint salad with avocado

2019-07-29T22:54:15+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Light and fresh 💛 Slice bell pepper, cucumber and avocado, chop apple and thinly cut mint leaves. Combine everything and top with thin shallot rings, if you like that. My love preferred it without and removed them :). Dressing: olive oil and lemon juice, salt and pepper. Keep it simple!

Oat milk

2019-07-29T22:54:15+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Cheap and simple. Once you get the hang of it, it will only take 15 minutes to make a liter (or more) of delicious oat milk, way cheaper than any store bought brand will bring it to you. What you'll need: a fine sieve (I use the one from my tea pot, it's about 8cm [...]

Oven roasted prebiotic vegetables

2019-07-29T22:54:15+02:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Prebiotic vegetables create a favorable climate in your gut for probiotics (good bacteria) to grow. Among prebiotic vegetables are: leek, onion, garlic, chicory and fennel. This dish has leek, fennel and chicory. The white and light greens color beautifully with the drizzled olive oil. Keep it really simple: slice the veggies in halves lengthwise, brush [...]