Beet Smoothie, a Natural PMS Relief

When it’s that time of the month, you’re always offered an opportunity to re-connect with your body, and to be allowing of time to rest in stillness and also be gentle with yourself. It is an excellent time to sit in quiet meditation, practice a gentle yoga flow and nourish your body with nutritious foods. It’s not uncommon to experience belly cramps and aching lower backs as your body sheds, but rather than turning to pain medication, it’s worth … 

Sauerkraut Salad with Cranberries for Immune Support

The awareness of gut health is one area of medicine that has absolutely exploded in the Western World. On the contrast, in the East, they have known for many centuries that all disease begins in the gut. This is due to over 80% of your immune system actually being located in the gut, or digestive system to be exact. Therefore, maintaining a healthy balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut, serves as a strong focus if you’re looking towards….

Chia, Acai and Strawberry Layered Breakfast Jar

Our pseudo-summer brought a new vibe, a fresh-ingredient-loaded diet, and new plans. We booked a two-week holiday in Cyprus, and although we’ll have a small kitchenette, I have to come up with a fresh and nourishing food plan to help us enjoy this island at its best. During our summer holidays, we usually have fresh and easy breakfasts on our appartment terrace facing the sea, then wander around the island all day long. This first and most important meal of the day has to hydrate us, while providing nutrients to boost our energy and nourish our cells throughout the day without burdening the digestion …

Beet and Ginger Detox Elixir

The first days of January pass quickly, with only a few hours of sunlight and a lot of awareness for every new sound, light, person and little joy of this young year. A lazy sunrise is for meditation and setting up the digestive fire with turmeric tea, while sunset goes by slowly in glorious contemplation, with a ruby-shaded ginger elixir. A favorite this winter, and inspired by one of Heidi’s Near and Far recipes, this is a drink for rooting into the new year and for nurturing the body’s cells to incite their …