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Posts Tagged 'healthy food'

recipe: sweet potato quinoa burger

recipe: sweet potato quinoa burger

Want to make this recipe at home?

Serving size: 12 burgers
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 medium ...
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recipe of the week: rockin’ red lentil sauce with veggies

recipe of the week: rockin’ red lentil sauce with veggies

This recipe can be easily prepared the night before and will keep for several days in the fridge. High in protein and amino acids, this red lentil sauce goes well with jasmine or brown rice and hearty vegetables.

Rockin’ Red Lentil Sauce

Ingredients:
1 shallot
2 cups red lentils
2 garlic cloves
1 tsp. turmeric fresh or powder
Dash of salt and pepper (to taste)
Curry powder to taste
2 tbs ...

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the joy and contentment of matsyasana (fish pose)

the joy and contentment of matsyasana (fish pose)
by Juliette Snijders

Feeling a bit out of balance? Grumpy and angry? Do fish pose and you will probably feel all kind and happy.

So why is fish pose making you all happy and kind?

Speaking from my own experience, 10 breaths in fish pose always leaves me with a feeling of compassion, joy and contentment.

How can that be?

In fish pose, as you ...

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meet & greet with chef juliette snijders

meet & greet with chef juliette snijders

Juliette did her yoga teacher training with evolation yoga in 2015 and is one of the many talented chefs connected to evolation yoga. Juliette works as a yoga teacher in Sweden and is also a trained Raw chef, Feng Shui consultant and organic gardener. We are so grateful to have her!

What inspired you to take evolation’s teacher training? 
I had thought of being a yoga teacher for a few years.
I used ...

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Wellness Recipe of the Week

Wellness Recipe of the Week

Spicy Peanut Butter Tofu
When you nourish your body with pure energy, you transform from the inside out! This week’s recipe is courtesy of chef Juliette Snijders, currently onsite at evolation’s Santa Barbara teacher training.

Ingredients
1 block extra firm tofu (press to remove any access water if you have the time)
1 can coconut milk or yoghurt
4 table spoons of peanut butter
1 table spoon tamari ...

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top 5 post yoga snacks

top 5 post yoga snacks

Practicing yoga is the perfect way to stretch and tone your muscles while clearing your mind and relieving stress. After a session is over, though, it’s important to replenish your body with nutrients to fully enhance the effects. So, what should you eat after the Savasana comes to an end? Here are five post yoga snacks that will keep you fit, full and fueled for the ...

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yoga nutrition: niyama, energy and focus

yoga nutrition: niyama, energy and focus

I’ve been practicing and teaching yoga for almost 15 years now. I have to say that my diet has definitely been a huge factor in my practice and my life.

Niyama is the second limb of yoga. It has to do with personal observances. The fuel (food) that we put into our bodies definitely relates to this limb. In many respects it is all about the self discipline ...

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