Morning routines. They are supposed to help us feel grounded, balanced and inspired. Do you have some? I do. And I can totally say they work. I like to upgrade my routines from time to time and bring in some fresh air. In this post I want to share with you some of my morning rituals which make me feel great. Because you never know … Continue reading My new mornings: Yerba Mate. Meditation. Oatmeal.
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
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
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