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.
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.
“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
I like to ask people about their favourite breakfast. When I asked this question my Portuguese friend Pedro he said: banana pancakes, of course! I wanted to know more and he described these pancakes as very rustic, compact, protein packed and extremely delicious. Just banana, egg and rolled oats. I liked the idea and started to think of how I could modify the recipe so … Continue reading Super duper easy banana & chia pancakes
I like how every person we meet can teach us something. I think, specially our friends and family can teach us a whole lot!:) My dear venetian friend Zaira visited me in Norway. We spent a week in each others immediate presence, filled it with many precious moments, innovative foods and small adventures. We learnt from each other, changed perspectives, got inspired. We became closer … Continue reading Zaira from Venice, the power of self care and vegan lemon cookies
During my student years I was living in Brno – a beautiful historical city in the south of the Czech republic which has so much to offer! I really appreciated the vibrant cultural life, beautiful nature, fruit and vegetable markets and lots of tea rooms – super relaxed Middle East inspired places which serve tea, water pipes and exotic snacks. The smell of scents and … Continue reading Yogi tea – the ayurvedic magic drink
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