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Hello, dear viewer, and thank you for visiting my blog! I am a dedicated (and certified) Food Coach and Personal Trainer with a very individual attitude to coaching. I search to look beyond people's health issues and modify their lifestyles so that they can live a healthier life, increase vitality and longevity. Recently as a strong believer in natural healing I have published two books on Ayurveda and how to use Ayurveda lifestyle and food at home. Further, I am very much into TCM and the concept of original Chinese Food, especially after my recent stay in China. I am striving to become a Yoga expert through intense training and am practicing some kind of exercise every single day. My second blog http://thrumyeyes-kat.blogspot.com/ is dedicated to my passion to capture the world with my camera and create my own world like that. Everything you will find on these pages about nutrition and exercising is authentic and self-tested. Enjoy and don't forget to send me your comments, which are always welcome in my attempt to meet your expectations even better!

Thursday, 1 December 2011

I am back!

Dear readers!

I am back! Yes! And this time for good, promise! Please forgive my inexcusable absence, but with getting a puppy and moving once again to a foreign country I have been really busy in the last months. 

Now I am settled back in to good old Sri Lanka (which actually is very new now what with end of the civil war, highway recently opened and a lot less rubbish flying around) and it is time to get back into nutrition and to presenting you my latest creations and/or tips.

I would like to start with something very simple, a platter of crudites with two excellent salsas (Cream of Avocado and Tomato Salsa), with also your healthy dosage of protein provided. This makes a light, easily prepared dinner and if you avoid having toasted bread with it (like we had...) you will just feel great and balanced after having enjoyed this platter.

You basically need for 4 persons any vegetables you love to eat raw like:

-1 cucumber, 1 carrot, 1 turnip, 100g champignons, 250g cherry tomatoes, 100g soy sprouts, 4 stalks celery, 1 bunch radishes and 2 hard boiled eggs

Further you need for the
Creme of Avocado
1 garlic
1/2 lemon
1 big mature avocado
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
4 tbsp yogurt
1/2 bunch dill/fennel herb

Tomato salsa
1 onion
1 garli
1 red chili
4 mature tomatoes
2 tbsp ground hazelnuts
1 tbsp vegetable oil of good quality
1/2 tsp sea salt
a small amount of pepper
1 tbsp red wine vinegar (I used Aceto Balsamico)
1 tbsp honey
a small amount of chili powder

Prepare the salsas, they both should be mixed in a blender. Arrange the raw vegetables nicely on a big platter, add the quartered eggs and serve everything together. 

Enjoy! And I will be back very soon!

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