Veggie Bao Buns

When I first decided to make this dish, I had to think back to the good old days when we lived in Amsterdam and there was a Bao Bun stand on every corner. Because I haven’t eaten meat in a long time, I thought it would be a challenge…

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Soy Sauce and Lime

Grilled vegetables are of course the ideal side dish for a delicious summer barbecue, and you can feel free to use whatever vegetables you like! If you choose some of the harder ones (like the carrot in this salad, for example) cook them shortly before you put them on…

Try These 3 Sizzling BBQ Side Dishes

Yeah, even though I’m a vegetarian, my family loves to “just barbecue” every once in a while. It’s not a problem, as long as there are enough side dishes for “the balance.” That’s why extensive salads and grilled vegetables are a must for me. But every now and again…

AVOCADO ON TOAST WITH A DUKKAH TWIST FROM EGYPT

Recipe for 2 people Preparation time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 40 g almonds (unsalted) 40 g pistachios (unsalted) 2 tbs coriander seeds 2 tbs cumin seeds 40 g coconut flakes 1 tbs Nigella seeds ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp freshly ground pepper focaccia for two people, sliced open full-cream…

Wonderful Ways to Use Our Body Mists

The beauty of scent enriches our day to day lives, and to be able to spray every inspiring Rituals fragrance wherever and whenever is a wonderful benefit of our bed & body mists. In addition to wearing it as a perfume, we’ve uncovered some special ways this versatile product…

How Good Karma Can Inspire Your Best Summer Ever

Summer is right around the corner and with it comes the opportunity to be in nature, preferably with our friends and family. Time to slow down, bask in the sun and create some meaningful memories—and there’s no better way to have a pleasant summer than by making an effort…

How Ayurvedic Balance Can Beautify Your Skin

Ayurveda, the Indian health system renowned as the oldest one in the world, has many lessons to teach us. Perhaps the biggest one, however, is that being in balance is the secret to staving off disease.  When we aren’t in balance, everything suffers: we feel emotionally disconnected and physically…

Books That Bring You Closer to the Soul

Reading is a wonderful way to travel without leaving the comfort of your own sofa. A good book has the power to transport us to another place, lead another life and learn things we could never know from our everyday experience. These four books lead you on a journey…

The Ritual of Karma: An Inspirational Collection to Encourage Good Deeds

The term “karma” is thrown around a lot in popular culture, but what is its literal definition? From the original Sanskrit, karma means “actions or deeds.” Less literally, it preaches the concept that you get what you give—put positivity out into the universe and it will be returned to…

Rice Noodle Soup With Green Asparagus & Egg

This soup is an ideal spring first course and makes an excellent addition to Easter dinner. Besides being seasonal and delicious, asparagus is also packed with antioxidants and loaded with nutrients. Accompany your soup with some vegetarian steamed dumplings. Recipe for 4 people Preparation time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1.5…