Yoga weekend on Senja: Sun arrival & chocolate ritual

Kråkeslottet Senja, 15. February – 17. February 2019 Let‘s do it again! In February the Sun returns back to the North which is truly magical. The morning sky has all different tones of rose, purple and orange. The days get brighter and longer after the long winter. There is a new fresh energy in the air and a lot of excitement for the period of … Continue reading Yoga weekend on Senja: Sun arrival & chocolate ritual

Strala yoga. Meditation. Chocolate ritual. InSPIRE yoga studio in Tromsø.

  Winter in North Norway is intimate, magical and meditative. vs. Winter in North Norway is dark, cold and long.   Which of these two scenarios do you like more? Which one would you choose if you could? Because you can. There are tools. Tuning inwards:  meditation and yoga Embracing the nature element: spending time in nature no matter the weather, ice bathing Indulging with … Continue reading Strala yoga. Meditation. Chocolate ritual. InSPIRE yoga studio in Tromsø.

Dinner brownie with parsnip, millet, raspberries and “tahinitella”

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”

Raw cookies with Christmas spices and dark chocolate

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

Kråkeslottet: magic realism, new projects, raw nature and millionaire shortbread

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

Bulletproof hot chocolate.

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.

Experiment: 5 days with raw food

“Raw food”, “fully raw”, “raw foodists”. We hear these words quite often. Raw food is basically plant based food which has not been heated above 48 degrees centigrade (117 degrees Fahrenheit). People either love it, hate it or ignore it. Someone says that raw food makes you feel ecstatic, excited and cleanses your body because it contains all the life force, enzymes, water, oxygen, hormones, vitamins … Continue reading Experiment: 5 days with raw food

How to make your birthday happy & the apple liquorice chocolate cake

We all have different feelings about out birthday. They can vary from high to low or something between.:) I had my birthday yesterday and I would love to share 4 things which made my birthday feel really nice and meaningful. Have no expectations. This is a big one. Do not expect too much from your B-day, just let it flow and focus on what you … Continue reading How to make your birthday happy & the apple liquorice chocolate cake

Raw celebration

Sometimes we crave something basic, raw, cleansing and energising. Sometimes we want something sweet, fresh and indulging but still healthy. Sometimes we want a pre-yoga meal but don’t want to feel too full. Sometimes we just don’t know what to eat at all but are hungry. This raw plate is a simple solution for all these situations.:) You can never go wrong with this one. … Continue reading Raw celebration

In bed with chocolate mousse

One long Saturday morning in the middle of march. Home alone, experimenting with a chocolate mousse recipe. This kind of chocolate mousse which can be eaten as breakfast or a night snack and you still feel very good because even if it is delicious and comforting, it also nourishes your body without making it work too hard or having too much calories. You can go … Continue reading In bed with chocolate mousse