Mini Chocolate Berry Quinoa Cakes

Hello there! It's been a while. This is a recipe I have been making for years. I came up with it in Ecuador after experimenting with gluten free baking. There weren't really any gluten free flour options back then, so I started making my own mixes. This one is really nice because it uses freshly … Continue reading Mini Chocolate Berry Quinoa Cakes


India Blog Part 1: Rishikesh & Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama

INTRO While still living in Ecuador, one of the motivations for deciding to move back to the Netherlands is that I will be “closer” to being able to go to India. I had lived in India for six months in 2010 and it made a long lasting impact on me. While I am grateful for … Continue reading India Blog Part 1: Rishikesh & Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama

A Solstice Celebration Recipe

I love it when unplanned, coincidentally and wonderfully the universe takes over your decision making and planning for the day. So today, instead of my usual working day I unexpectedly had a wonderful Solstice celebration day. Instead racing home after yoga practice, I stayed after Mysore class and hung out with my new practice buddies … Continue reading A Solstice Celebration Recipe

Stamppot Andijvie My Way

Stamppot Andijvie is a typical Dutch meal. Its basically mashed potatoe mixed with chopped endives and bacon, topped with gravy and of course I saw a potentially delicious dish in this! Here's what you will need (per person): 2 potatoes 1 sweet potatoe a few leaves of endive 1tsp ghee 1 tsp cumin 1/2 … Continue reading Stamppot Andijvie My Way

12 Things a Sensitive Person Needs

I love these articles. They inspire me, sometimes teaches or reminds me something about myself. And mostly they are fun to read. I share this one because I think more people might relate. Enjoy. If you’re a highly sensitive person like me, you know little things can be too much. Busy environments, violent images in … Continue reading 12 Things a Sensitive Person Needs

Carrot & Apple Breakfast Porridge

The spring here in the Netherlands just does not want to show itsself on this cloudy cold 'spring' day, I felt like a warm, soothing but light breakfast. Inspired by a recipe I learned from my Ayurveda teacher, I would like to share this one with you. Try it and let me know what … Continue reading Carrot & Apple Breakfast Porridge