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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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Me on Mono-diet (2)

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Me on Mono-diet (2)

For one week I was able to keep my daily routine, the same work schedule, yoga practice & eating moments. Expecting the diet to bring peace in my life. Simple, you don’t have to think about what you eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sounds perfect, right?! Some clarity and relaxation. That’s exactly what I wanted. Bring it on! The fact is: the more Kitchery dishes I had, the more...

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Me on Mono-diet (1)

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Me on Mono-diet (1)

It’s the 5th day, another 35 to go! With a strong curiosity I commited myself to the Kitchery Mono-diet for 40 days. Wahey! Fasting is a very powerful tool for healing and strengthening the body; and is more than just the absence of food. A way to easily detoxify your system and use food as medicine is to follow a so-called monodiet. In a mono-diet, you eat only one food or food combinations for...

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Kitchery (Mung Beans & Rice with Vegetables)

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Kitchery (Mung Beans & Rice with Vegetables)

A perfectly balanced protein dish, easy to digest, and very satisfying. Good any time of the year! Makes 4 servings.                 4 – 1/2 cups (1.25 L) water 1/2 cup (250 ml) mung beans 1/2 cup (250 ml) basmati rice 1/4 cup (125 ml) ginger root, finely minced 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups chopped vegetables 2 Tablespoons (40 ml)...

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