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golden milk smoothie to-go

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Viktoria in front of the British Museum

Do you remember my post about the many benefits of ayurvedic golden milk? Well, this is a light and vegan version of it.  Curcumin, the active agent in turmeric is packed with anti-inflammatories and antioxidants.  It has been proven to fight free radicals, to rejuvenate the cells, cleanse the liver, protect the heart, boost moods and support the brain. golden milk smoothie to-go 250ml almond or hazelnut milk 1 banana 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon turmeric […]

hydrating mini bar

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hydrating mini bar

Hydrating mini bar fresh water infused with strips of cucumber, lime and twigs of lemon balm cold brew Anastasia blend (by Kusmi) with orange slices fresh water infused with blackberries, blueberries and twigs of mint a little pot of sea salt to add some grains after the workout      

matcha almond smoothie

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matcha powdered green tea

Matcha literally means “powdered tea.” In Japan, originally it has been used to aid in the practice of meditation. Matcha is rich in a rare amino acid known as L-Theanine, which creates alpha waves in the brain  – a state of relaxed alertness. This is about focus and attentiveness without the side effects of being  over-caffeinated. Another health benefit comes from a potent antioxidant called Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) that exists in quantities up to 20 times […]

homemade granola + mixed seed milk

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homemade granola 2 handful almonds 1 large handful dried mulberries (or dried apricots) 1 tablespoon coconut oil 8 Medjool dates 1 large handful dried goji berries 2 tablespoons honey 100g mixed seeds 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 100g rolled oats 100ml water Remove stones and hard ends from the dates and chop each into quarters. Place in a container along with the dried goji berries (if they are very dry and hard). Cover with the water leaving […]

anti-inflammatory blend + rainbow remedy

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anti-inflammatory blend 1/4 pineapple (medium size) 1 pear 1 lime 3cm raw ginger 1/4 cucumber 1/2 stalk celery 1 broccoli or cauliflower 1/2 avocado 1 handful ice Juice the pineapple, pear,lime, ginger, cucumber, celery and broccoli. Add the avocado flesh and ice to the blender, pour in the extracted juice and blend until smooth. Eating refined carbohydrates, sugars and dairy tends to raise inflammatory markers for most people and most disease in the body is […]

homemade coconut milk and a book recommendation

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coconut  kitchen

To start the New Year fresh and clean I’d like to present you a recipe from Meredith Baird’s Coconut Kitchen, one of my Christmas books. During the summer holidays in Bali I had the chance to literally get immersed in the endless benefits of the coconut, from delicately perfumed body oils, emerald green coconut herbal oil against mosquito bites and sunburn to fresh coconut water and Dadar cakes for breakfast…. Christmas time has been too busy to start out trying new […]