These brownies were created of three main reasons. Number one: This year was too generous with raspberries. We were picking and picking and eating and making desserts, but the raspberries just continued growing like crazy! So I had to find a way to use them. Number two: I loooove brownies! More precisely, I love brownies which I can eat whenever I wish, even for dinner, … Continue reading Dinner brownie with parsnip, millet, raspberries and “tahinitella”
Wood, shells and natural colours. Two hands, a dose of patience, passion and joy. This is the nordic spoon. Made by me. For you. Here is the story behind .. One evening while walking on a white sand beach on Senja island, I found an interesting shell. It had a rare shape. Round edges and flat bottom. Somehow it reminded of a spoon. This would … Continue reading The nordic spoon
Velkommen til yogahelg som arrangeres på Kråkeslottet Senja i mai! På dette kurset skal vi fokusere på å skape mer rom i kropp og sinn gjennom yoga og meditasjon, samt skal vi gi kroppen masse god pleie med badstu, sjøbading og nydelig kortreist mat. Hvis været tillater det skal vi gjøre yoga ute på stranda. I tillegg skal vi dele noen nyttige tips om hvordan å … Continue reading Yogahelg på Senja!
No time for baking cookies? Skip the baking and make raw cookies! If you liked to eat cookie dough as a child and could not understand why it had to go to the oven when it already tasted so good, you are going to like this recipe! This is one of the great things about being adult. You are in charge. These cookies are packed … Continue reading Raw cookies with Christmas spices and dark chocolate
Strala yoga Nature Meditation Sauna Great food Raw desserts classes Special guests! March 13 – March 17 (18) 2018 Welcome to the nordic retreat with lots of natural movement, meditations, arctic nature, ice bathing, wood-fired sauna, delicious food and raw desserts! We are going to explore the feeling of connectedness and learn to create more of it in everyday life. This is a great time … Continue reading Connectedness: Yoga Retreat on Senja, Northern Norway
Life is a mystery and we never know where it takes us. We get to new places, meet new people and new challenges, see things from new perspectives. Couple of months ago it took me in a new place. A very special one. Far away north, on the most western part of the Senja island in Northern Norway where the wild sea meets the raw … Continue reading Kråkeslottet: magic realism, new projects, raw nature and millionaire shortbread
Healthy. Easy. Delicious. Autumn is here! Long walks, beautiful colours, leaves in the air, cafe hang-outs, big cups of hot chocolate – the perfect autumn treat! Very warm, very tasty. Rich but not too heavy. Nourishing, energising and caring. Yes, I am a picky girl when it comes to chocolate and I still have not found the dream hot chocolate at any cafe. So, I … Continue reading Bulletproof hot chocolate.
One of my favourite things about living in the north is bathing in the cold water all year long. It might sound crazy, but it’s absolutely doable and it can be an amazing experience, an internal dive and a total energy kicker. Actually, it’s like yoga. You practice ease, presence, body awareness and feeling, and it makes you feel great. In this post I want to … Continue reading Ice bathing? Seriously? Why? How?
I love staying at our cabin at Bjørnfjell in Northern Norway. It is a beautiful place near Swedish border with a very special landscape of large stone hills. The vegetation is limited to short trees, mousse and different kinds of mountain herbs and berries. Summers are really nice up here, with light days and nights, so it‘s not at all scary to be here alone. Staying … Continue reading Life in the cabin, vegan Snickers bars and chocolate spaghetti.
During last two years I have heard too many good things about Gotland, the biggest Swedish island. I imagined a very special place with long history, magical light, mild climate, endless white beaches, old windmills, art galleries, kind people and amazing food. My curiosity grew bigger every day and couple of weeks ago we finally made it there. We: my boyfriend Gunnar and me. We … Continue reading Gotland – the mystery island of beauty, openness and ease