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January 3, 2020

Yay! The new year has started and I am literally beyond gratitude for 2019. I moved by love to California, not for love. That's a big difference. I jumped into the deep end. It was a hard beginning of 2019 by letting go (temporarily) of family and friends in Portugal a...

October 10, 2019

I had such a nice talk with Mason Taylor founder of Superfeast in my home in Topanga, California. Superfeast is an Australian brand that sources their herbs and medicinal mushrooms in an ethical way at the source -where possible- of its roots: the wild regions of China...

September 17, 2019

Yay! We launched a special Ayurvedic cookbook for women and their families. A network of 33 women from all over the world gathered to share their passion for Ayurveda with you! Lola Pena from Ayurveda from Women to Women is the driving force behind this female collecti...

June 26, 2019

I received the honorable invitation by Ayurveda from Women to Women to be part of their worldwide collective. In this project we focus on sharing ayurvedic medicine, conscious food and nurturing the feminine union. One of the first outcomes is a cookbook created by 33...

June 25, 2019

Rasayanas have almost become mainstream. Yet, what are they and when should you take them? What is Rasayana therapy? If you have ever received Pancha Karma, you might have experienced that after this intense detox, your body needs extra nutrients to build up strength a...

June 14, 2019

Orange Mint Pudding //

Ingredients:

- 4 cups water

- 2 tbsp ghee

- 1⁄2 tsp salt

- 1 cup short grain rice

- 2 cups coconut milk

- 3 tbsp coconut sugar

- zest from one medium sized orange

- 2 tbsp arrowroot powder

- 1 tsp ground cinnamon

- 1⁄2 tsp ground cardamom

- 1⁄2 t...

June 13, 2019

Carob Pancake Dream

Serves: 2 (4 pancakes)

Preparation time: 20 min

Cooking time: 10 min

Effect on Dosha’s: V-, P-, K=

Ingredients

Batter:

- 1 cup buckwheat flour

- 1,5 cups coconut milk

- 3 tbsp flaxseed

- 1 tsp cinnamon

- 3 tbsp carob powder

- 4 tbsp coconut sugar

-...

June 13, 2019

Some traditions believe the stronger the aroma, the more potent the herb. This might explain the power of Boswellia serrata - better known as Frankincense. As soon you smudge the resin of this tree, an energetic clarity arises. In many religious practices, Frankincense...

March 1, 2019

Echinacea angustfolia: immune booster
Suffering from a running nose, chills and cough? Colds and flu’s are the most common ailments during winter. So what does mother nature offer for these kind of conditions? Echinacea angustfolia tincture is probably the most well-k...

January 2, 2019

Colder days, different diet? 
Are you hungrier during winter? What is it that winter does to our digestive fire: Agni that both Ayurveda and modern science acknowledge? Ayurveda states that Agni fluctuates throughout the year depending on the season. The cold and storm...

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