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Jij of Suiker – wat is lekkerder?

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Jij of Suiker – wat is lekkerder?

Onlangs stopte ik een maand met het eten van suiker en het effect is indrukwekkend. Daarom deel ik graag waarom ik iedereen uitnodig om dit eens te ervaren.  Een stuk over Suiker, Yoga, Zelfliefde en het herzien van persoonlijke overtuigingen. Bezig zijn, bezig blijven en meer moeten hebben om aan te haken in de maatschappelijke race. Waarom willen we dit toch zo graag? Het is ‘Suiker’ die...

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Healing the Stomach (Yoga)

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Healing the Stomach (Yoga)

  This Yoga Kriya (set of exercises) will help you to balance your Stomach.   General Advice about doing a Yoga Kriya Carefully follow all the instructions as given, do not improvise. You may shorten the practice time of a Kriya, but you may not increase it beyond the stated time. Be as relaxed as you can. Check yourself for areas of unnecessary tension: abdominal muscles, facial muscles,...

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Ayurveda – Determine your dosha

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Ayurveda – Determine your dosha

Ayurveda Ayurveda is the art of healthy living, supporting a person to create harmony in body, mind, emotions and spirit. The word Ayurveda comes from Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language, and literally means “Knowledge of Life” or “The Art of Conscious Living“. Inherent in Ayurvedic principles is the concept that you are capable of taking charge of your own life and...

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Indigestion & Yoga

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Indigestion & Yoga

Stress and bad eating habits play a large role in the current world today. Digestive upsets at the individual level result in the inability to live active, satisfying and fully. Bad digestion seems like such a small and simple disorder in our complicated lives that we tend to neglect it. As a result it becomes chronic and eventually taps our strength and vitality. We often feel a loss of energy,...

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Restraining Compulsive Eating (Yoga)

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Restraining Compulsive Eating (Yoga)

  “Compulsive Eating, irrational eating, and uncontrolled eating are self-depriving factors in the eastern hemisphere of the brain.”   At the time that compulsive eating affects you, sit in Easy Pose (crossed legged) with a straight spine. Block the right nostril with the thumb of the right hand. Deeply inhale through your left nostril, hold the breath in to your capacity....

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Sitali Pranayam (Yoga)

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Sitali Pranayam (Yoga)

  This pranayam (breathing exercise) gives power, strength, and vitality. It can have a cooling, cleansing effect. Initially, the tongue tastes bitter, and will eventually become sweet.       General Advice about doing a Yoga Kriya Carefully follow all the instructions as given, do not improvise. You may shorten the practice time of a Kriya, but you may not increase it beyond...

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Beet soup with horseradish cream

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Beet soup with horseradish cream

                      Ingredients for 4 – 6 persons 500 grams boiled red beets 500 grams tomatoes 1 small sliced onion ½ red paprika 1 garlic bulb 1 tablespoon of rasped horseradish 1 slice of white bread without crust 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 shot of apple vinegar 1 litre vegetable bouillon salt & pepper Horseradish Cream 75...

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Rhubarb Crumble Dessert

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Rhubarb Crumble Dessert

    Rhubarb is often used in sweet desserts and pastries, but it is a vegetable! We made a delicious dessert without sugar.             Ingredients for 4 persons 750 grams of rhubarb sachet of dates 2 sweet apples juice from half an orange 2 tablespoons of honey 100 gram cocoanut butter 200 gram flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger powder Preheat the...

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Rejuvenating Meditation to Make You Sattvic (Yoga)

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  This meditation helps you purify your body, thoughts and food consumption.        General Advice about doing a Yoga Kriya Carefully follow all the instructions as given, do not improvise. You may shorten the practice time of a Kriya, but you may not increase it beyond the stated time. Be as relaxed as you can. Check yourself for areas of unnecessary tension: abdominal...

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Red beet with tofu and horseradish

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Red beet with tofu and horseradish

  Nederlands Recept onderaan             Ingredients for 4 persons 4 red beets (beetroots) 150 grams of tofu fresh horseradish sunflower oil appledixap and soja cuisine 400 grams rice big lettuce leaf and 8 fresh summer carrots pepper & salt Cook the entire red beets, after rubbing them clean. Half an hour in the pressure cooker, otherwise one hour. Cut the...

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Fava beans with pecorino

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Fava beans with pecorino

                      Ingredients for 4 persons broad beans (fava beans)  pecorino cheese  extra vierge olive oil  lemon  savory  garlic pepper Pod the beans. Blanch for 1 or 2 minutes. Double pod them if you prefer. Cut the pecorino in small cubes. Take a bowl and rub the surface with garlic. Put the beans and cheesecubes in the bowl. Add a dash...

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Delightful and easy dessert with figs, yoghurt & Chocolat

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Delightful and easy dessert with figs, yoghurt & Chocolat

  Nederlands Recept onderaan   Incredibly delightful and easy to make dessert       Ingredients for 4 persons Greek yoghurt dried figs grape juice a bit of grated chocolate Cut the figs in 4 pieces, cook in a small layer of grape juice till it gets a saucy texture. Put some yoghurt on a plate or bowl. Let the figs cool off a bit, then put the sauce next to the yoghurt. A...

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Yoga, Voeding & Psychologie

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Yoga, Voeding & Psychologie

We zijn in staat om eetpatronen te doorbreken en bewuste keuzes te maken in de manier waarop we eten. Maar waar baseren we deze keuzes op? Waarom zou je überhaupt bewuste keuzes maken? Hoe weten we nou wat “goed” voor ons is en wat niet? Wat maakt voeding “gezond”? In de wereld van “gezonde” voeding zijn er duizenden diëten en allemaal zeggen ze wat anders!?   Voeding is een onmisbare...

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Fava Bean Salad with Fresh Mint

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Fava Bean Salad with Fresh Mint

    Broad beans or fava beans are so fresh now, you can eat them right out of the pod! Here’s an easy to make, tasty salad.         Ingredients for 4 persons 2 kilo’s broad beans (fava beans) in the pod 4 tomatoes fresh mint leaves (about two branches) 50 grams of feta cheese oregano pepper olive oil some lemon zest and lemon juice (half a lemon)     Pop the...

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Turnip Tops Spring Soup

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Turnip Tops Spring Soup

  Nederlands Recept onderaan   Summer is coming, up till the end of june you can get turnip – tops. This is an almost forgotten, fresh, very healthy vegetable. To be eaten raw or cooked in a stew. We made this delicious spring soup with turnip – tops.   Ingredients for 4 persons 2 cut up eschalots 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped vegetable oil 150 grams of green peas...

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Eliminate Gastric Troubles (Yoga)

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    This Yoga Kriya (set of exercises) helps to Eliminate Gastric troubles.           General Advice about doing a Yoga Kriya Carefully follow all the instructions as given, do not improvise. You may shorten the practice time of a Kriya, but you may not increase it beyond the stated time. Be as relaxed as you can. Check yourself for areas of unnecessary tension:...

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Determine your Dosha – Pitta

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Determine your Dosha – Pitta

  Your dominant constitution is Pitta and these are your guidelines for your food choices. Please take these suggestion below with an open mind and don’t be to strict for yourself. Be open for change and feel how this relates to your current food consumption. Enjoy every bite & drink!        Don’t you know your dominant constitution yet? And do you like to check if you...

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Determine your Dosha – Vata

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Determine your Dosha – Vata

  Your dominant constitution is Vata and these are your guidelines for your food choices. Please take these suggestion below with an open mind and don’t be to strict for yourself. Be open for change and feel how this relates to your current food consumption. Enjoy every bite & drink!        Don’t you know your dominant constitution yet? And do you like to...

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Determine your Dosha – Kapha

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Determine your Dosha – Kapha

  Your dominant constitution is Kapha and these are your guidelines for your food choices. Please take these suggestion below with an open mind and don’t be to strict for yourself. Be open for change and feel how this relates to your current food consumption. Enjoy every bite & drink!        Don’t you know your dominant constitution yet? And do you like to check if you...

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Healthy Bowel System (Yoga)

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  This Yoga Kriya (Set of Yoga Exercises) works on the Bowel System.    General Advice about doing a Yoga Kriya Carefully follow all the instructions as given, do not improvise. You may shorten the practice time of a Kriya, but you may not increase it beyond the stated time. Be as relaxed as you can. Check yourself for areas of unnecessary tension: abdominal muscles, facial muscles, throat,...

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Ghee (clarified butter)

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Ghee is clarified butter. The milk solids and impurities are removed. It is a healthful, pure, protein. Use as you would butter or cooking oil. To make Ghee, simmer unsalted butter over the lowest heat for approximately 30 minutes. (Keep an eye on it, since it tends to burn easily. If it starts to turn brown, it is burning.) A white foam separates from the yellow Ghee. Skim off all the white...

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Gardening in the city!

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Gardening in the city!

Yoga gardening in Amsterdam! Together with a few partners we are preparing a field to grow vegetables to support ‘de Voedselbank’ near the Westerpark and for ourselves. Instead off doing steady postures and dynamic meditations, we become skilled in working the fields and growing vegetables in the City. Only a few hours a week is enough to clear the mind, recharge our natural batteries, learn a...

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Pumpkin Soup

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Pumpkin Soup

      This Pumpkin soup gives you Grit, stimulates digestion, warms you up from within, and balances the Spleen & Stomach.           Ingredients Pinch of thyme (this stimulates Fire , warmth in your body) Chopped pumpkin 2 Potatoes 1 large carrot 1 Union 1 Clove garlic Grounded pepper Nutmeg Pinch of salt Orange juice Parsley Coconut Oil   How to...

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Kitchery Mono Picture Diary

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Kitchery Mono Picture Diary

A glimpse of the variety of meals during the Mono-Kitchery diet. “Within just a couple of days on a simple diet of mung beans and rice, the chemistry of the blood changes, the organs and tissues are allowed to restore from the chronic stress of dietary excess or deficiency, the body becomes energized, the stomach satisfied, and the mind crystal clear.” – Yogi Bhajan...

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Kundalini Yogi Tea

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Kundalini Yogi Tea

    This Yogi Tea is fresh and spicy! Make at least 4 cups of Yogi Tea at a time (One is never enough!)         For 1 liter Yogi Tea, use: 1 ltr water 9 Cloves 12 Green Cardamon Pods 12 Whole Black Peppers 1.5 Stick Cinnamon 3 Slices Ginger Root   Optional:  3/4 teaspoon Black Tea 1.5 Cups Milk   Boil Spices for 10-15 minutes. Add black tea and steep for 2...

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