Plant based & self care retreat in Santa Teresa NOVEMBER

Our dear friend Reiki Master and Nutritional Coach Adi Meyer is hosting a lot of new and exciting retreats in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. We have been to a retreat at Thea before, and we could not recommend this more. So we want to spread the word to all of you that are interested. Adi is one of the most nurturing, caring and knowledgeable women we know, and she has a special talent when it comes to healing with foods. These retreats are focused on plant based foods, healing from the inside out and taking time for yourself to connect and get healthy. The forthcoming Delicious food as medicine & self care retreat is hosted together with Holistic Chef Anne Skjoth, and together they make an incredible duo. This is going to be pure magic.

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The retreat will be hosted at different dates. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask us or ask Adi or Anne. To sign up visit click here.

Dates:

November 11-16

January 20-25

July 13-18

August 10-15

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The retreat includes:

  • 5 nights accommodation at Thea’s private villas

  • Questionnaire prior to arrival

  • Pre-arrival nutritional guideline & tips

  • Round trip transportation from Tambor airport

  • A welcome complimentary smoothie

  • 1 biomagnetism scan treatment

  • 3 wellness chats

  • 4 days fo plant based food delicious meals and snakcs

  • 2 days of juice fast

  • 2 cooking classes

  • Daily movement such as: Dance, yoga, tai chi, pilates & fitness

  • Daily morning empowering & self connect

  • 1 guided meditation session

  • 1 surf, SUP, bioluminescent tour or zip line adventure

  • 1 relaxing outdoors art workshop

  • 2 infrared sauna sessions

  • 1 full body aloe vera wrap & relaxing massage

  • 1 healing session

  • 1 recipes booket delivered to your email

  • 1 eco gift bag

Retreat rates:

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Villa for 4 (4 twin beds) with 2 bathrooms

$ 1985 per person

Villa for 2 (1 king size bed)

$ 2210 per person

Private villa

$ 2860 per person

Cooking class at Thea

Cooking class at Thea

Self care Sunday

Annonse.

Vi snakker ofte om hvor viktig det er å ta vare på seg selv, for så å kunne hjelpe andre. Når vi har overskudd og energi så har vi mye mer å gi til verden. Og dette er noe vi trenger å minne oss selv på hele hele hele tiden. Vi liker å få mye gjort, å være effektive, og å holde på med mange prosjekter på en gang. Det er jo ingen hemmelighet at det er veldig mye å gjøre når man driver en liten bedrift selv. 

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Det å si at vi har funnet den såkalte balansen er nok litt å ta i enda, da vi begge stadig får påminnelser om at vi har kjørt oss litt for hardt inni mellom, med vonde nakker, frynsete nerver og dårlig søvn. Så det å ta vare på oss selv, det skal vi bli enda bedre på. Og det er akkurat det vi håper å inspirere dere til å gjøre også – i dag med en liten selvpleiespesial som passer perfekt for en søndag (eller hvilken som helst dag som passer for deg, da).  

Vår ultimate selvpleiesøndag er en dag der man sitter igjen med deilig rent hår, frisk hud, nytt sengetøy, lave skuldre og energi for en ny uke. Det trenger ikke å være dyrt eller komplisert å ta litt selvpleie hjemme! Så her er våre beste og budsjettvennlige tips til et deilig hjemmespa.  

Avslappende yoga 

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Yoga kan virkelig gjøre underverker for det meste. Hvis man har en periode der man konstant er i bevegelse og fullfører to-do listen sin, så er det få ting som kan få oss til å lande like mye som yoga. Det er heller ikke vanskelig, og man trenger ikke å være myk for å gjøre yoga! Det er virkelig for alle. Rull ut en matte på rommet ditt, finn frem Youtube og søk etter en type yoga for ditt humør den dagen. Vi digger denne.

Deilig varm dusj med Love Beauty Planet 

Dra av sengetøyet ditt, bytt til et rent et, og hopp inn i dusjen etter at du har fått strukket deg med litt yoga. I dusjen er det ekstra fint å vaske både kroppen og håret med Love Beauty Planet sine produkter som er veganske og pakket inn i 100 % resirkulert plast. Denne serien er laget av kokosvann og mimosablomst og dufter helt nydelig. Den kommer i shampo og balsam, og dusjsåpe. Hvis du har ekstra god tid er det også deilig å ta hårmaske i samme serien. I tillegg har de fått noen nye produkter, som deodorant og ansiktsrens! Hvis du ikke ønsker å vaske håret, har de også en tørrshampo som man sprayer inn i håret og får det til å se nyvasket ut. Hvis du har en tørrbørste er det også ekstra deilig å børste hele kroppen, noe som setter fart på blodsirkulasjonen. 

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Si takk til kroppen din

Vel ute av dusjen er det bare å pakke seg inn i et stort og deilig håndkle og skylle ansiktet med deilig ansiktsrens og smøre på et deilig lag med body lotion eller body butter. Husk hvor viktig det er å snakke pent til seg selv underveis. Kroppene våre bærer oss igjennom hverdagen så nå skal den virkelig få et stort tusen takk fra oss. 

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Fyll på med næring

Gå inn på kjøkkenet og lag en deilig kopp med te og kanskje kutt opp litt frisk frukt og noen sjokoladebiter (eller hva med en liten raw cake?). Her går vi for full spaopplevelse! 

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Til slutt – ordentlig næring for sjela

Tenn masse deilige stearinlys, hopp inn i det rene sengetøyet ditt og ta med deg en god bok du har hatt lyst til å lese lenge. Nå er det bare å senke skuldrene og trekke pusten dypt inn i magen og slappe av. Det har du fortjent! 

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Love, Beauty & planet shampoo, dry shampoo, deodorant & face cleansing gel

Love, Beauty & planet shampoo, dry shampoo, deodorant & face cleansing gel

Best workouts without a studio

Running on the beach in Santa Monica

Running on the beach in Santa Monica

We don’t have a studio at the moment, so when it comes to working out on the road you have to get a little creative. We have some favorite videos and apps we wanted to share with you guys<3

No equipment work out

For these workout videos you don’t need any equipment, but if you have a yoga mat or something to support your knees, its definitely a plus. The Tracy Anderson Method is pretty well known, and there are a lot of good youtube videos out there if you want to check it out. We also have some other favorites up our sleves:

  • This is an introduction video of the Tracy Anderson Method on Youtube by GOOP.

  • This is a really good ass and leg workout that’s only 15 minutes long.

  • This is a very effective ab workout that you will definitely feel the next day.

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Yoga

Yoga is for absolutely every one, so if you are curious about testing if out for the first time but don’t really know where to start, youtube is your friend. There are, however, millions of videos out there! We have been searching for the best ones for years and these are the ones that made it to the final round.

Brett Larkin

You will thank us later! This woman is just to amazing, and her videos have saved some pretty anxious moments. We recommend to start with her chakra balancing yoga and the meditations that follow. She has classes for every level, so just start where you feel comfortable and work your way up.

Yoga with Adrienne

You have probably heard of this channel before, because she is probably the biggest Yoga YouTuber right now. If you are experiencing neck pain, cramps, feeling stressed out just type in “yoga for ….” and Adrienne has your back!

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Best workout apps


7 minute work out

Love to use this app after a short run. 7 mintes that works out your whole body. If 7 minutes is too short for you, just double the time.

Runtastic

Adidas running app, where you can track your running. Personally it makes it more motivating to run when its tracked.

Mindbody

A genius app you can use in most big cities to find workouts, yogas, massages that are near you, and also cheaper intro offers and discounts

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Best thing about a work out - when you are done!

Spots we like in LA

Finally here in LA! If feels like home, strangely enough. Yoga everywhere, vegan ice cream, vegan pizza, vegan errrythang, palm trees, cool vintage stores. We spent the first weeks in Santa Monica, and a lot of time in Venice. Here are some of the spots we really like.

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The first days we were exhausted and yet lagget but soaking in the sun and all the good vibes helped us get adjusted pretty quickly. We are living in Santa Monica which is such a calm and nice area, close to the beach and Venice where we spent the first couple of days.


Here are the first places we checked out:

Ceremonial Meditation

Ceremonial Meditation offers yoga & meditation classes, plus workshops. It’s a nice backyard and a cosy meditation room with cool teachers, and every class was really unique. Highly recommend this place. You can get a 7 -day pass for 30 dollars and get unlimited access to classes during these days. We tried sound bath, Reiki Infused yoga with crystals, future self meditation and a Akashic reading group healing and reading. The last one is a class where you get to ask a question to the teacher who connects with spirit and gives you the answer. It was cool.

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Noha and moon juice

Noha and moon juice

Adaptogenic beauty and wellness spot, with smoothies, lattes, shakes, cookies, bites and all the powders and potions you need. We tried the mango lassie adaptogenic smoothie, the brain dust latte and a self composed latte with ashaganda, raw cacao powder and mace. They also have the best bites, such as chocolate donuts infused with chaga, and sex dusted chocolate buttons. Very extra, very good.

Pressed Juicery

Like the geek I am, I have been following Pressed Juicery on Instagram for a couple of years, just drooling over the pressed ice creams. They are only made out of plant ingredients, and on man they tased as good as they look. They also sell celery juice, at the prices are pretty good. This is vanilla ice cream topped with gluten free cookies, coconut shred, almond butter, and blueberries. They also sell juices and lattes, which are all plant based and super healthy.

Juices at Pressed Juciery

Juices at Pressed Juciery

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Drooool…

Simple tonics - medical teas

Simple tonics is a line of herbal infused teas, made out of the purest water, berries, herbs, leaves, roots and flowers. What I loved most about the place is when I asked what I should get for this and that, they asked me back what my body gravitated towards. I ended up getting the burdock tea, which is really good for the liver and for digestion. They also have a really beautiful rose tea which is good for your skin and for the immune system. We learned a lot about herbal teas when we were at Thea Retreat in Costa Rica last year, and truly notices the benefits of drinking herbal teas. Just fell in love with this store.

A huge tips is to check out the app called “MindBody” where you can find free or reduces prices on the best workouts, yogas and meditations in your area.

First days in LA [Santa Monica & Venice]

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The first days we were pretty jet-lagged and a bit exhausted from some intense work weeks at home. We are so lucky to live in the most beautiful guest house in Santa Monica. The first days we spent some time in Venice, walking on the beach walk, checking out new spots and just getting to know the city. We have some friends living here, so it was super cozy to meet up with them. It was also the first time ever we came to a breakfast and got serves a smoothie bowl that was our own recipe. Such a moment.

Noah is with us &lt;3

Noah is with us <3

It’s pretty intense fires going on in LA at the moment, and today we had to evacuate our house and move to another side of the city. We are luckily sound and safe all of us. More updates will come when we are more settled <3

PS! If you have any LA recommendations we would love to hear it.

5 enkle middager med Grønne Folk

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I dag skal vi vise dere 5 enkle måter å spise mer grønt til middag i samarbeid med Grønne Folk. Grønne Folk ble startet av Ragnhild, Bjørnar og Jonas, og maten blir dyrket, sanket og produsert i samme område, på Frosta gård og Viken gartneri.   

Vi har brukt produktene til Grønne Folk så lenge vi kan huske at de har vært i butikkhyllene. I sommer, da Anette skulle på ferie på Vestlandet pakket hun med seg selleriburgere, som holdt seg godt på turen. De ble stekt på primus og spist ute med nydelig utsikt og i godt selskap. Det som gjør at hjertet vårt banker litt ekstra for Grønne Folk, er at alle grønnsakene de dyrker på Frosta blir brukt i produktene, også de som ellers ville blitt sortert bort. På denne måten får bonden en høyere avkastning på maten, og produksjonen av maten er med på å redusere matsvinn. Alle produktene er basert på grønnsaker, helt uten tilsetningsstoffer. I tillegg gjør produkter som dette det enda enklere for oss å spise mer grønnsaker, selv når vi ikke har så mye tid til å lage mat på!  

Vi har lyst til å vise dere noen deilige middager og hvordan vi har valgt å tilberede Grønne Folk. På menyen står det kikertcurry, chili sin carne, bolognese, selleriburgere og hummus. Hvordan man velger å tilberede rettene kan varieres i det uendelige, men her er våre favoritter!


Kikertcurry med gul ris 

Grønne folk kikertcurry med gul ris

Grønne folk kikertcurry med gul ris

Denne curryen er basert på kikerter, tomat, gulrot, spinat, løk, selleri, pastinakk og krydder og er perfekt når været er litt ruskete og man trenger noe varmt å spise. Denne retten valgte vi å tilberede med gul ris og masse friske urter. Risen er kokt med krydder og salt slik at den får en rik smak, og ikke minst en skikkelig fresh farge. 

Du trenger:

  • Grønne folk kikertcurry 

  • Basmatiris

  • Koriander

  • Urtesalt

  • Sitronpepper

Fremgangsmåte:

Kok opp ris etter anvisning på pakken. Deretter finhakker du koriander og bland det inn i risen. Varm opp curryen i en gryte og smak til risen med salt og pepper. Dryss gjerne litt ekstra med koriander oppå risen for en deilig frisk smak.

Chili sin carne ala Broccoli 

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Chili sin carne inneholder tomat, bønner, løk, gulrot, selleri, pastinakk, urter og kryddere. Den smaker rikt og har vært veldig populær blant våre venner! Vi har tilberedt denne retten med avokado, grønnkålchips og Grønne Folk hummus. Det eneste du trenger å tilberede her er grønnkålchipsen! 

Du trenger: 

·      Grønne folk chili sin carne 

·      1 pakke grønnkål

·      2 dl cashewnøtter 

·      3-4 ts næringsgjær

·      1 ts paprikapulver 

·      1 ts salt 

Fremgangsmåte

Vask kålen godt og fjern stilkene. Bland sammen resten av ingrediensene i en blender, og ta massen ut i en skål. Masser kålen godt inn i massen og sett ovnen på 180 grader. La den stå i 12-14 minutter og la chipsen kjøle seg ned og bli sprø (hvis du klarer å vente). 

Bolognese med grønn pasta 

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Ganske digg å åpne matboksen!

Sunt, enkelt og vegansk!

Denne deilge bolognesen inneholder tomat, linser, løk, gulrot, selleri, fennikel, purreløk, urter og kryddere. Denne retten bestemte vi oss for å ha med på matpakken, og for en deilig lunsj det ble! Vi valgte å lage den sammen med grønn pasta og drysset over vegansk ost.

Du trenger: 

  • Grønne folk bolognese 

  • Grønn pasta üten fra Rema 1000 

  • 1 pakke vegansk revet ost 

Fremgangsmåte:

Kok opp pastaen etter anvisning på pakken. Skyll godt av etter koking og ha over olivenolje og smak til med salt og pepper

Saftig selleriburger med avokado og hummus 

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Selleriburgeren består av sellerirot, sorte bønner, gulrot, hodekål, glutenfrie havregryn, løk, potet, maismel, bokhvete, kikertmel, rapsolje og krydder. Vi tilberedte den med Grønne folk hummus, deilig burgerbrød, salat, og avokado. 

Du trenger: 

  • Grønne folk selleriburger 

  • ½ avokado 

  • Salat 

  • Burgerbrød

  • Grønne folk hummus 

Fremgangsmåte:

Kutt opp avokadoen og skyll salaten og legg det oppå burgeren inni brødet. Dryss over litt god sitronpepper og ha gjerne litt sitron over salaten. 

Grønne folk hummus 

Du trenger:

  • Grønne folk hummus 

Hummusen er laget av kikerter, tahini, hvitløk, ingefør og krydder. Det er en perfekt siderett til de fleste måltider, men er også god å bruke som dip til grønnsaker, chips eller rett på skiven! Som dere ser bruker vi den som en gjenganger i de aller fleste måltidene vi lager. 

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Hummus ved siden av chili sin carne

Håper dere ble inspirert til å lage noen deilige og enkle retter hjemme! Produktene finner dere i utvalgte Rema 1000 butikker.

Become a super attractor

I love reading books, especially books that make me feel good or teach me something new. Right now I am reading Super attractor by Gabrielle Bernstein on Kindle, and it’s so much fun. This book makes me want to just do everything I can to feel good and get back into alignment in every area of my life. I especially love the part of the book where she talks about places where you can be blocked and that is stopping you from attracting what you want. Later on in the book she explains how you can get out of them. I look some notes of the 7 blocks, and I thought it would be fun to share them with you guys <3 A couple of them definitely resinated with my beliefs and its going to be so good to get out of them. Especially the “need more” mentality, where its always on to the next projects right after finishing the last one. Which ones do you feel resonates with you?

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You can find the book on amazon or in a book store


The 7 blocks in her book are:

Block # 1 Believing in lack

Believing you don’t have enough - you expend a lot of effort trying to prove to the world that you ARE enough

The constant attempts to feel good enough come off as needy energy. This low-level energy repels the things you want.

It repels the support of other people, it repels your own creative ideas, and it repels inspiration from the universe.

Block #2 thinking there’s not enough to go around

Being afraid that other people will steal your ideas, or that it just isn’t enough to go around for everyone. This blocks you from having the things you want, and also from feeling good about other peoples success.

Block # 3 Comparing ourselves to others

When you compare you focus on what you don’t have all that you’re lacking, and all that you think you need in order to achieve.

Each time you compare your circumstances with another person’s you reinforce feelings of inadequacy. Your super attractor power comes from your faith in love and the joy you out out.

Block # 4 The need to win at the expense of having fun

The universe is an all-inclusive stream of abundance and there’s enough for everyone. Shift your focus off the need to win and fear of losing and onto how much fun the activity brings.

Block # 5 fearing rejection

Accepting rejection as guidance gives you another opportunity to follow the flow of the Universe and strengthen your faith in a plan better than your own rejection. Releasing fear will give you the freedom to dream big, take fearless action, and let life lead you

Block # 6 Having a need-more mentality

Do you ever feel as though once you achieve a goal, you immediately have to move on to the next one?

It suggests that you may be looking for something outside yourself to feel complete rather than trusting in your completeness now.

The outside search for success, accomplishment and approval is an addictive pattern that keeps us out of alignment with the universe.

If you belive in your ability to achieve your desires, them they will come into form.

We block our real achievements when we don’t enjoy the journey.

Block # 7 the fear of being judged

«The only reason they don’t believe it is because you still don’t»

Other peoples judgements reveal the places where you lack faith

4 uplifting people to follow on Instagram

Some people inspire you in a positive way, and those people are worth sharing!

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Andrea Hannemann @earthyandy

She lives in Hawaii with her family and shares vegan recipes, easy to make smoothies, work outs and just her life in general at mind-blowing beautiful Hawaii. She is always so positive and cool and definitely one to follow!

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Tiril Refsum – @tirilrefsum

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Founder and owner of Oslo Raw, our friend Tiril is just an inspiring woman. Not only for what she has created, but just how she is as a person and how reflected and kind she is. Following her is just good vibes all the way!

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Ellen Bullen - @elsas_wholesomelife

Drool, drool, drool! Ellen posts so much delicious foods, it’s hard not to get hungry while scrolling though her page. She also made a really beautiful webshop and had written books that are so beautiful.

Frederique Josephus Jitta Bos - @fablefrique

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Frederique shares not only amazing photos and her really good style, but she also shares the most beautiful texts about body image, self love, and also about plant based food and her cute dog popcorn.

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Who do you get inspired by?

Plantefrokost med Plantego'

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Vi snakker ofte med dere om hvordan det er enklest å gå over til et plantebasert kosthold. Et av våre beste tips er å starte med frokosten. Frokosten din er mest sannsynlig ganske plantebasert allerede, om ikke den er helt vegansk. Havregrøt, smoothie, chiagrøt, knekkebrød, rundstykker og brødskiver med pålegg er enkle og deilige morgenmåltider som lett kan gjøres enda litt grønnere! 

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Vi liker å veksle mellom ulike favoritter, litt avhengig av sesong og dagsfølelse. Noen dager våkner man opp med behov for å ha i seg en stor grønn smoothie, og andre dager har man lyst på varme rundstykker eller brød med godt pålegg. 

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I dag tenkte vi å vise dere litt fristende brødmat med pålegg som du kanskje allerede har i kjøleskapet, sammen med de digge nye påleggsvariantene fra Plantego’. Hvis du ikke har sett disse i butikkhyllene enda er det bare å glede seg – de er virkelig gode. 

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Plantego’ har laget tre varianter av pålegg – alle med kikerter i basen. De tre variantene er røkt paprika, avokado og rødbet. Det beste med påleggene er at de er så naturlige, med mellom 80 og 98% grønnsaker i hver boks. Hvor deilig er ikke det? 

Ting du kanskje allerede har hjemme som kan brukes som pålegg og tilbehør på brødskiven:

  •  Agurk

  •  Tomat

  • Avokado

  • Urter

  • Salat

  • Bær

  • Spirer

  • Rødløk (gjerne syltet – se oppskrift her

  • Sesamfrø 

  • Banan

  • Fiken 

  • Fersken 

  • Vårløk 

  • Bruschetta 

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Påleggene

Vi var så spente på å prøve disse påleggene som vi har sett på Plantego’ sin instagram i en liten stund. Det har jo ikke vært så mange veganske pålegg å velge mellom i butikkene før i år, så det er faktisk en stund siden vi har spist brødskiver på fast basis begge to. Derfor var det ekstra gøy å eksperimentere med ulike smakssammensetninger nå – og vi har funnet noen gode favoritter. 

Vi har testet både søte og salte varianter, det er jo litt smak og behag, men siden påleggene til Plantego’ er litt søte kan det være godt å ha en kontrast oppå. Vi handlet inn til en skikkelig digg frokost, og tok frem noe av det vi hadde i skapene fra før. 

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Susis brødskiver

- Plantego’ rødbete og kikerter, fiken, eple og blåbær

- Plantego’ avokado og kikerter, bruschetta og spirer

Som en ekstra liten godbit på toppen av det hele har vi litt sitronpepper og urtesalt! Nam!

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Netterns brødskiver

- Plantego’ grillet paprika og kikerter og spirer

- Plantego’ rødbete og kikerter og kiwi

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Bruschetta

- 2 bifftomater

- 1 håndfull koriander

- 1 håndfull vårløk

- Salt

- Pepper

- God olivenolje

Hakk opp tomater i små terninger. Vask og finhakk koriander og vårløk. Topp med litt salt, pepper og olivenolje. Voila!

Påleggene kan også brukes som dip!

Påleggene kan også brukes oppå pizza, pannekaker eller som dip til grønnsaker eller chips. Vi kommer snart med enda fler oppskrifter – gleder oss. Spent på å høre hva dere synes om påleggene – skriv gjerne en kommentar under om hvilken som er din favoritt. 

Hvor finner du Plantego’?

For å se om din nærbutikk selger Plantego’ kan du søke på Mills’ nettside, og følg dem på Instagram for mer grønnsaksinspirasjon.

Radically bliss balls - perfect snack on the go

If you are taking a longer trip, it kan be a little hard to find snacks that are not wrapped in plastic. Even more, it’s kind of hard to find healthy snacks on airports and gas stations. Therefore, preparation is key! Also it keeps everyone on the trip happy and out of that hangry low blood sugar slump where you say things you don’t really mean. The other day we made some really good bliss balls, just using what we had left in out cupboards, and the result was so good! It’s also really healthy, and you can roll them around in different superfoods to make them even more energizing. The best thing? It’s easy to make!

Healthy and delicious snack

Healthy and delicious snack

Radically bliss balls

You need:

  • 2 dl cashew nuts (you can use any type of nut you like, but cashew makes the consistency really good)

  • 7-8 dates

  • 1 tsp maple syrup (you can also use coconut oil, but maple syrup makes them sweeter and softer)

  • Toppings: use anything you like: cashew shreds, cacao nibs, spirulina, raw cacao powder, hemp seeds.

How to do it:

Place the cashew nuts and the dates (pitted) in a blender and blend until the consistency is pretty soft so that you are able to roll them. If you find that the consistency is too hard just add another date. Once you have rolled them all into small balls, you can place different toppings, in different bowls. We used spirulina, hemp seeds, raw cacao powder and cacao nibs. Just roll them carefully in the different toppings and place them in the freezer for about one hour to let them sit. Hope you love them!

Preparation is key to avoid single use plastic on the go! We stored the bliss balls in a stasher bag from Tise basics.

Preparation is key to avoid single use plastic on the go! We stored the bliss balls in a stasher bag from Tise basics.

4 triks til å bruke mindre plast hjemme!

Reklame.

Helt siden vi hadde en hel måned uten plast for snart to år siden har vi vært opptatt av å bruke mindre plast hjemme. Det er helt vilt å se hvor fort den blå plastposen fylles opp, så det er lang vei å gå til et plastfritt hjem, men det er noen triks man kan bruke som gjør det litt enklere.

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´Tise Basics er ´Tise (som dere sikkert kjenner til fra før) sin egne nettbutikk for ting som gjør det enklere å være miljøvennlig i hverdagen, og produkter man kanskje ikke ønsker å kjøpe brukt. Som for eksempel menskopp, matinnpakning, hudpleieprodukter og bambusbestikk! Butikken finner dere inne i ‘Tise appen (under forstørrelsesglasset, også Utforsk) og på tisebasics.com

De tre første tingene vi har lyst til å vise dere vil hjelpe å minimere matsvinn! Hvis det er en ting som både er bra for miljøet og gir en skikkelig godfølelse, så er det å kaste mindre mat. Ikke bare har det blitt brukt haugevis av ressurser på å produsere maten, men det har vært mange mennesker involvert, og det meste av matsvinnet kan faktisk unngås ved noen enkle triks! Det viktigste å passe på når maten er i hus er hvordan den oppbevares hjemme for å unngå at den skal bli dårlig. 

Det fjerde produktet er et hygieneprodukt som vi har gledet oss lenge til å teste – nemlig en plastfri deodorant. 




 

1. Bees Wax wraps - miljøvennlig innpakning av mat

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Bees Wax Wraps

Disse matwrapsene har vi sverget til å flere år nå, og de er bare helt geniale. De er et alternativ til krøllete og kronglete plastfilm, som kan brukes om og om igjen etter en vask. Det er et slags stoffstykke som er satt inn med bivoks, jojoba olje og treharpiks, og er derfor også helt naturlig. Det er så deilige å ha det man skal spise pakket inn i naturlige materialer, fremfor plast. 

Matwrapsene kan brukes til å pakke inn alt fra rundstykker, grønnsaker og frukt til en skål med middagsrester eller ost. For å ta dem på pakker du bare inn maten, varmer opp arkene litt med hendene, også smelter de sammen rundt det du vil pakke inn. 

De varer i ca ett år hvis man tar godt vare på dem, og vaskes lett i kjølig vann med litt oppvasksåpe. 


2. Stasher bags - to-go oppbevaringsposer

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Stasher bags

Stasher bags er et annet sykt kult alternativ til plast. De er kjemikaliefrie, gjenbrukbare poser laget av silikon, og kan vaskes i oppvaskmaskin, puttes i mikroovn og er gjenbrukbare helt til det uendelige!  

I Stasherne kan du ha snacks, sandwicher eller annen mat du skal ha med deg på farten. Vi har pakket med oss litt hjemmelagde raw kuler og en nøtteblanding, og tatt med vannflaske, bestikk og handlenett til en liten utflukt. (Guri så mye bedre en tur blir når man har blodsukkeret på plass). 


3. Food huggers - innpakning av halve frukt & grønt

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Food huggers

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Et annet sykt kult alternativ til plastfolie er Food Huggers! Ofte bruker man bare en halv frukt eller grønnsak, og med disse små sakene kan man passe på at de halvbrukte veggiesene holder seg friske mye lengre. Det er som små lokk på frukt og grønnsaker, og kan brukes til utrolig mye så lenge man lar kreativiteten styre. De kan enkelt skylles i vasken eller puttes i oppvaskmaskinen, og er laget av silikon. 

Hver morgen skviser jeg en halv sitron i et glass lunkent vann (et hett tips for en digg start på dagen for kroppen), og da blir det jo en halv liten sak liggende i kjøleskapet. Nå skal sitronene definitivt få en liten hug fremover, så de holder seg friske, og man slipper å skjære bort en bit av den dagen etter.  

En pakke har fem forskjellige Food Huggers i forskjellige størrelser, så det passer til ulike typer frukt og grønt! 


4. Nuud - plastfri & naturlig deodorant 

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I boken vår, Jordnært, har vi skrevet en hel haug om hvorfor vi velger mer naturlige produkter. Blant annet har vi skrevet om hvorfor vi bruker naturlig deodorant, helt uten aluminium og andre rare kjemikalier som vi helst ikke vil ha rett inn i armhulen. 

Nuud plastfri deodorant er 100% vegansk, ikke testet på dyr, og er helt naturlig. Den lager ikke flekker, og innpakningen er helt plastfri. Tuben er faktisk laget av resirkulerte sukkerrør – ganske kult. Rent hygienisk forhindrer Nuud lukt ved å nøytralisere bakteriene med mikrosølv. 

Pakkene er ganske små, men man trenger ikke mye for hver gang. En pakke holder ca til 6-7 ukers bruk, og du tar på en liten ert i hver armhule. Hver applikasjon av Nuud varer faktisk i flere dager – også etter trening og dusj. 


Rabatt til dere!

Vi er så glade for å kunne gi dere 20% rabatt på alle Stashers, Bee's Wraps, begge pakkene med Nuud og alle Food Huggers ut november. Bruk koden RADTISE!

Det er også en egen kategori inne på ‘Tise Basics hjemmeside som heter Radical Broccoli hvor dere finner alle produktene samlet - det finner dere HER. Sjekk ut butikken og produktene, og anbefal gjerne videre til en venn som kan digge dette. Perfekte julegaver eller?? :)

Hustle vs. relaxing?

JUST RELAX! Easier said that done… I love to work, be effective, get things done and check stuff of my to-do list. I also like to be in constant activity and be active. In addition, I tend to worry a lot. About all sorts of things. Sometimes it just feels like my mind won’t SHUT UP. BUT when I do this over a longer period of time, my body screams out in all sorts of ways that I have to slow down. But the problem then, is that when I try to relax, like put on a movie or just lay not the couch, my head can’t really stop thinking about all the things I should do. I usually end up picking up my phone, scroll in Instagram, do some house chores or go back to work. It has resulted in me not feeling my best, which is not productive at all. Anyone else gone down this fun road before?

So in order for me to relax more I wanted to find out how I can do it, and also what the benefits of relaxing are. so that I can really remind and motivate myself to just chill out. Here is what I found:

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Benefits of relaxing:

  1. Improves digestion.

    This one is a big bonus. When you are in constant or even low levels of stress, your body shuts down your digestion because it thinks it’s under attack. The body also releases fewer digestive enzymes and less hydrochloric acids which helps the digestion break down fats, protein and carbs. If we stress over a longer period of time this can result in digestive issues such as IBS. So lowering our stress levels improves our digestion because the body goes into rest and digest mode (which is exactly what I need!).

  2. Reducing muscle tension and chronic pain.

    When the body is stressed, our muscles tense up, and that is why we get aches in our neck and back. It is the body trying to protect us from an injury or attack (the body is so smart). So when we relax, the body relaxes the muscles and puts its guards sown.

  3. Reduces anxiety and improves mental health.

    When you relax you are more able to manage your day to day tasks and actually do them more effective. It also improves your sleep, which of course is a major benefit to mental health. When we calm our mind, we can think more clearly and take better decisions.

  4. Relaxing protects your heart!

    When we stress, we increase changes of heart failure, high blood pressure and other heart problems. One of the causes is the amount of adrenaline in our body produces when we stress too much, which takes a toll on the heart.

  5. Relaxing boosts your memory & helps you make better decisions

    Studies have found that chronic stress impaired the part of the brain responsible for cognitive analysis and abstract thought. Studies done on mice also showed that when they are stressed, they have more difficulty finding they way though a maze and learning new skills. So relaxing - does the opposite!

Conclusion: Out bodies are so incredibly smart. We are actually meant to function in a relaxed state, and another aspect of it is that when we trust that things will work out, they will. These facts really motivated me to want to relax. So how do I do it in real life?

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I also always also love checking out spiritual reasons for things, especially regarding the law of attraction - such as why we should relax & how to do it. The Law of Attraction states that our thoughts and feelings manifest our experiences. So stress = more stress?

So here are some spiritual reasons to relax more & how to do it:

  1. Get back into alignment.

    When we stress and worry we are not in alignment with who we really are. This means that we won’t attract the things we desire, but rather more of the things we don’t want to see, such as more stress.

  2. Live in the now!

    When we stress, we are either worrying about the past, or about the future, which are things we can’t control from the current moment. Accepting what is and accepting out current situation will always help us let to of that which is no longer serving us.

  3. Be grateful

    When we stress we are not grateful for what we already have. It’s impossible to be stressed and grateful at the same time. Writing down 10 things you are grateful for and really feeling it will get you back into a good mood (and help you attract more good things)

  4. Finding the trigger & root cause

    Sometimes we get really triggered by certain situations. Maybe it reminds us of something? Using the stressful moment to get to the bottom of things, is one of the best things we can do. For example, you are stressed because you don’t do enough. What is the worst thing about that feeling? When did you experience it for the first time? Accept that situation and you will immediately feel a relief.

  5. All moments happen for us.

    This thought always helps me. We can learn something out of every single experiment. Maybe it’s time to quit that job? Maybe it’s time to let go of those negative people? Maybe it’s time to change your diet to a more healthy one? If we really took at it this way, we will see those stressful moments as a gift to push us in the right direction.

Ways to relax the body & mind

  1. Pranayama and breath work.

    Have you ever notices that when you are stressed your breath is shallow and in your chest? I actually studied this when I did a teacher training to become a yoga instructor. When we connect with our breath, and use our breath to slow down, it sends signals to the mind that we are out of danger. So take a deep breath, inhale for 5 seconds, hold at the top, and exhale for 5 seconds and just see what difference it made. This helps the body take in more oxygen, which also helps relive anxiety, slow the heart rate and lower stress levels. There are hundreds of different techniques on breath work, and if you want to get more into it I recommend this video.

  2. Meditation.

    There are so many articles and books on the benefits of meditation out there, and that’s because it really works. It’s like training our brain not to get attached to all the different thought we are having, and learning just to let go. This is a practice we do over time, but you can feel instantly better just after a 10 minute meditation. It also enhances our ability to focus upon one thing at a time

  3. Journaling

    Take some time every morning or night to write down everything that goes on in your head. Getting it out of your head and onto paper helps you thing more clearly. For example you might see that you have a lot of limiting beliefs about yourself. Like “I’m never lucky”. Then try to change it to “Every thing happens for me to be the best person I can be”.

  4. Clear your environment

    Being surrounded by clutter is one of the most stressful things I know. Take some time to clean up your space, your closet and your surroundings. Having to many things stresses us, which had made me want to be a minimalist. I am not there yet, but working on it!

  5. Move your body

    Go for a walk, dance in the living room, do some yoga. Getting your body in activity will always bring you our of your head and into your body, focusing on something more positive.

  6. Get out of victim mode & into power mode!

    I do this all the time, when something bad happens I feel sorry for myself and I feel like a victim of my circumstances. This only brings we down. Instead its important to know that you have every single tool to change your circumstances.

  7. Therapy

    I can not praise therapy more! Sometimes its hard to get to the root cause of your problems by your self. Having someone else help you our has been life changing for me. We are have different preferences here, and it took me a couple of years to find someone I actually liked and that worked with a method that was quick and effective.

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& some additional tips just for the digestion

  1. Eat mindfully.

    Eating and focusing on just that helps the body digest the food better. It also makes us chew the food more, which is quite beneficial because there is a reason our teeth and places in our mouth!

  2. Drinking celery juice!

    As mentioned above, we produce less hydrochloric acid when we are stressed. Celery juice in the morning on an empty stomach helps the body produce hydrochloric acids again, which makes us digest food better (hello more energy).

Sources:

https://www.northshore.org/healthy-you/benefits-of-relaxation/

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/relaxation

https://www.headspace.com/meditation/how-to-relax


Raw caramel apple cake☁️

Okey okey okey this is a really exciting post to write! Because I’m looking forward to you trying this cake so so much. Its quite easy to make, and the main ingredient - apples, are in season, so find your nearest garden and go get some 🍎🍎

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This is a recipe from our book, Jordnært, that I wanted to make now that I’ve picked up lots of apples from our Airbnb garden (which you can read more about here).

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Raw caramel apple cake

You need:

Bottom layer:

  • 100 grams walnuts

  • 300 grams raisins (preferably organic)

Filling:

  • 2 apples

  • 75 grams raisins (preferably organic)

  • 4 tbsp agave or maple syrup

  • 4 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Caramel sauce:

  • 8 Medjool dates

  • 1 tablespoon nut butter (almond, peanut, hazelnut ++)

  • 2 tbsp meltet coconut oil

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp vanilla powder - optional (not vanilla sugar)

  • 1/2 dl agave or maple syrup

How to:

  1. Filling: Start by cutting the apples into small, thin slices. Add them to a bowl with raisins, sweetner of choice, lemon juice and cinnamon. Mix it together with your hands. Let them marinate in the bowl until the rest is done.

  2. Bottom layer: Add the walnuts and raisins to a food processor. Blend until you get a sticky dough.

  3. Assembly: Choose whether you want to make a cake or cupcakes. We’ve tried both, so its just a matter of what you're feeling right now. If you make a cake, spread the bottom layer in a cake tin with a baking sheet underneath. If you go for cupcakes, place small amounts of bottom layer into each cupcake. Place in the freezer for about 30 minutes!

  4. Caramel sauce: Add all the caramel sauce ingredients to a food processor. Let it spin until you get a liquid consistency.

  5. Put it together: Add the apple filling and caramel sauce layer by layer on the bottom layer. Put the whole thing back in the freezer and wait for it to sit.

  6. Serve: Serve with delicious (vegan) ice cream!

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Would love to hear your thoughts on this cake! Does it sound easy to make? Want to try it? <3

AirBnb for gardens - DyrkOslo 🥬🥕

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Earlier in September we got a message from a company called DyrkOslo who asked if we wanted to check out their project - Airbnb for gardens!

The concept is simple

People who have a large garden, and who don’t have enough time to take care of it can rent it out to people without a garden who wants to have one. How cool is that?

They asked us where we lived, and found a garden that is pretty close, we can either walk for an hour-ish (a good Sunday walk) or take the tram. When we got there, we were met by the people from DyrkOslo and the people who live in the house that has the garden. They are 10 students living in a huge house with a gigantic garden, and they just figured that they wouldn’t have enough time to take care of it.

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We got two large boxes, that the guys from DyrkOslo had picked up from some place that would have otherwise thrown them away (yay)! It’s called “Palledistributøren Alnabru” for those of you in the area. We filled the bottom with a special paper, and added 7 bags of soil and organic fertilizer.

We planted the small seeds - mesclun salad, spinach, another salad mix and radishes - plants that can grow even when its getting colder outside. Most importantly (haha) we talked nicely to them and put in a good intention for the plants.

Every week we are supposed to water the plants and check how its going (until now we have to admit we’ve only watered them once), and then we can gather the veggies in about a month after we planted them!

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The second time we were there to water them, we picked up lots of apples, so there will be some delicious apple recipes coming your way - it’s definitely apple season 🍎🍏🍎🍏🍎🍏

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What do you think about the concept? Is it something you would want to try? Check out DyrkOslo on instagram and on their webpage to find out more!

Roasted cauliflower with chimichurri

I have wanted to make baked cauliflower for such a long time! Seeing how easy it actually was to make, I really don’t understand why I haven’t tried before haha. Anyways. This is a recipe based on Minimalist Baker’s recipe - with some adjustments according to what we had at home. I hope you will try this one - it’s a true winner! For those who love vegan food, but also for the meat eaters. It’s filling, and you get all the textures and flavors - creamy, crispy, spicy, sweet, salty, mmmmm.

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Baked cauliflower

  • 1 large cauliflower

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

  • 2 tbsp water

  • 2 tbsp curry blend (we freestyled here, mixed together coriander, turmeric, cumin, ginger and chili)

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey

  • 1/2-1 tsp salt

  • Fresh parsley

How to make the baked cauliflower

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celcius. Fill a small baking pan with water and set on the bottom of the oven to help the cauliflower cook evenly.

  2. Rinse and dry the cauliflower. Cut off the bottom stalk, but don’t remove to much of the core.

  3. Add all the rest of the ingredients to a food processor to make the sauce. Mix until smooth, and taste it. Adjust to your desired flavor.

  4. Turn the cauliflower upside down and pour down half of the sauce. Shake it around to it enter into the cauliflower while keeping it upside down.

  5. Pour the rest of the sauce on top of the cauliflower and spread it evenly.

  6. Place the cauliflower in a skillet in the oven (ildfast form) and roast it for 35-50 minutes depending on the size of the cauliflower.

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Chimichurri

  • 3-5 cloves of garlic

  • 1 medium chili pepper

  • 1 cup cilantro

  • 1 cup parsley

  • 3 tbsp ripe avocado

  • 1/3 tsp salt

  • 3 tbsp lime

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey

  • 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil

  • Water (depending on the thickness you want)

How to make the chimichurri

  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Mix until smooth.

  2. Adjust flavor as needed - salt, spice or sweetness.

Quinoa

  • Quinoa (preferably organic)

  • Salt

  • Water

  • Paprika spice

How to make the quinoa

  1. Boil 2 parts for 2 part quinoa. For example 2 dl of water for 1 dl of quinoa.

  2. Rinse the quinoa under hot water.

  3. Once the water is boiling, add the quinoa, and turn the heat down. Let it simmer until all the water is gone (check the time on the package). Once the small “tails” have appeared, and it feels soft to chew, the quinoa is good to go.

  4. Add the spices!

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Leftovers for lunch!

Leftovers for lunch!

Really hope you enjoyed this recipe!! <3 It makes an amazing Sunday dinner.

The Game Changers is out on digital!

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Yesterday I went to see The Game Changers at the movies, a movie that I’ve been excited to see ever since their very first promotion of it in January 2018! That’s a long wait haha. So my expectations where pretty high. And wow, it delivered guys.

Pro athletes turned vegan and boosted their strength and endurance

In the movie we are following the elite special soldiers trainer and Ultimate Fighter James Wilks on his journey in recovering from a knee injury. He is looking for the fastest and most optimal way to recover and heal his body, and stumbles upon the plant based diet. He begins searching for athletes who follow a vegan diet, and finds what seems to be a gold mine.

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James Wilks starts digging into the lifestyle of vegan food through meeting pro athletes, doctors, scientists and bodybuilders. In the movie we meet people like Arnold Schwarsnegger (bodybuilder, actor, mayor), Lewis Hamilton (five-time formula one world champion), Morgan Mitchell (two time Australian 400-meter running champion), Patrik Baboumian (world record-holding strongman), Scott Jurek (record-holding ultramarathon runner), Mischa Janiec (professional bodybuilder) and Tia Blanco (professional surfer) who ALL follow a vegan diet, and have seen huge benefits from it.

For those interested in the details, you can read more of the health and nutritional benefits (especially linked to sports) of a plant-based diet here.

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We all need to see this

Whether you’re a plant sceptic, a plant lover or in between, this is a great movie to watch. if you have someone in your life suffering from different health conditions, invite them over for a movie night that might change their lives.

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The great news - the movie is out on digital now!

Finally, after a period of exclusive one-day screenings in different cinemas (which was hard to catch for many), Game Changers is out on digital (iTunes, Google Play and Vimeo). FIND THE MOVIE HERE.

Have you seen it already? What did you think? Would love to hear your take on it!

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Kidney bean "hummus" recipe & lunch inspiration

We just posted today’s lunch on instagram, and a lot of you asked for the recipe of the kidney bean “hummus” so here it is! I often use either kidney beans or white beans instead of chick peas to make “hummus” or “bummus” because I feel like they are easier on the digestion. I don’t know if it’s a fact, but based on personal experience it is so. Also they are very easy to find organic in Norway, plus they are super cheap and filling! I like to use this spread in wraps, on crackers, in salads or as a side dish. Kidney beans are rich in proteins and high in fiber so they keep you full.

Salat with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, kidney bean hummus, kimchi and raw crackers, sprinkled with nutritional yeast. YUM!

Salat with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, kidney bean hummus, kimchi and raw crackers, sprinkled with nutritional yeast. YUM!

Kidney bean “hummus”

  • 2 packages of organic kidney beans (2*180 g)

  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp origano

  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin

Mix it all together in a blender or with a hand blender, and add more liquid if it does not get creamy enough.


Adam888's top 5 food tips

Adam 888 is a creator & storyteller, artist, photographer & yogi. Through his content he brings us into a creative and inspiring world of good vibes.

He has a colorful vision on food that he describes like this: “My body is ma temple & I’m responsible for cleaning it, filling it with love & healthy energy. I eat foods that make my body alkaline, fresh & vital. This means I feed myself with nutrition that will keep my PH value in balance, if one has a balanced PH the body will be less receptive for inflammations, depressions, overweight & negative thinking patterns.”

Today, he shares his top five food tips to feel good & do good!

1. Homemade tomato soup with cauliflower coconut cream

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Recipes: Tomato soup. Cauliflower cream.

2. Green organic juices

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Recipe: Green juice.

3. Peanut potato stew

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Recipe: Peanut potato stew.

4. Lemon water in the morning

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5. Blueberry banan bowl with home made almond butter

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Recipe: Blueberry banana smoothie


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6 eco-friendly dog tips!

I thought I would share some eco-friendly tips for all the dog owners out there, as I have gotten lots of questions on this 🐾 I am definitely not an expert, but I have done some reading the past few months before I got Noah, and have discussed a lot with other dog owners!

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1. Food

Let’s start with one of the basics - dog food. Depending on your preferences, values and wallet, you might want to opt for food that has a lower environmental footprint, and that is eco-friendly in one way or another. Try looking for food that is produced using renewable energy, vegan or vegetarian food, grass-fed beef, organic, or locally produced food (or a mix).

Thoughts on vegan/vegetarian dog food

Just like our food, the dogs food will have a smaller or bigger environmental footprint depending on the diet. A diet containing more plants and less animal products has a lower environmental footprint. Many people (as I did) believe that dogs are carnivores (meat eaters), as their ancestors are wolves. Technically, they belong to the order Carnivora, (together with Pandas who eat mostly bamboo), but they are actually omnivores - which means that they are able to get all the nutrients they need through a plant based diet. These articles describe how dogs are able to keep a vegan or vegetarian diet, but they both note that it should be done under supervision of a veterinary nutritionist in order to feed the dog everything it needs.

So! If you do your research, its possible to have a vegan or vegetarian dog. I know a few people who feed their dogs a vegan diet - and they have all had really good results, and felt like their dogs became healthier and more energized! Thats pretty cool. Currently, my puppy is very picky about his food, and he didn’t want to try the vegan food I mixed in with his other food, but maybe I will consider it with time. Right now I feel more secure with him eating the puppy feed I got from the vet (Eucaneuba), but after knowing your animal for a while, a switch might be doable - and be better for the dog and the planet!

Vegan/vegetarian dog food

Organic dog food

  • Yarrah is a brand of organic dog food - with meat, fish, vegetarian or vegan.

  • Newman’s Own Organics doesn’t contain GMOs and is produced without the use of herbicides, pesticides or artificial fertilizers, or chemical additives or preservatives.

  • Organix: This brand of pet food is made in the U.S. and is the only complete line of USDA organically certified pet food. It is free of allergens such as corn, wheat, or soy, and is created without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers, antibiotics, or artificial preservatives.

  • I and Love and You: This pet food line uses natural ingredients that contain no grain allergens such as corn, wheat, soy, or fillers like rice and white potatoes and no artificial flavors, colors, artificial preservatives, or by-product meals.

2. Toys

There are A LOT of toys out there for dogs. Most of them are made of plastic, and I usually steer away from buying any of those. In general I have looked for toys of natural materials, toys produced by recycled materials, toys from nature or (new) toys sold at second hand sites that people didn’t want after all. Here are some examples of eco-friendly dog toys.

Toy from cocomat - residial material from their production of beds and furniture

Toy from cocomat - residial material from their production of beds and furniture

3. Dog waste bags

In Norway, there has been a debate on whether or not the biodegradable dog bags are better for the environment or not. Many have thought that these bags can be left in nature, and that they will biodegrade quickly, which is a misunderstanding, as they are made to biodegrade in an industrial compost system. They have to be thrown away in residual waste for the time being.

In my opinion, this might be a better choice for the environment any way, as the production process is more environmentally friendly. It’s a choice not to support regular plastic - made from fossile fuels (oil) - and to support a “new” plastic industry where materials such as corn and potato starch are the ingredients. This is why I opt for the biodegradable bags.

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4. Dog bed

My little puppy was lucky enough to get a sponsored dog bed from the amazing company Cocomat! It’s made of natural rubber, coconut shells and residual materials from their bed producer factory. Find the dog bed here.

His bed from cocomats

His bed from cocomats

Before we got the bed from Cocomats, Noah slept in the coating from Billy’s (moms dog) cage, which he didn’t use.

5. Wash your dog with natural products

I don’t wash Noah too often, as animals clean themselves up, but with the rainy autumn season coming I’m sure there will be plenty of shower sessions with Noah. When I do, I make sure to use shampoo (and conditioner haha) for sensitive dog skin. These from C-Soaps are amazing, Noah is a fluffy cloud!!! ☁️☁️🌦 They smell lavender, patchouli and juniper berry.

6. Pick up trash

The last tip is pretty easy - no purchases needed. This one goes out to everyone, with or without a dog. Pick up 5 items of trash when you’re out for a walk, and together we will prevent lots of plastic from entering the ocean!


Do you have any comments, questions or products you recommend for me or others to check out?

We guested Braindump podcast <3

About two weeks ago we guested Cornelia Grimsmo’s podcast Braindump. If you haven’t listened to brain Braindump yet, its a podcast on self-love, selv-development, connection and relationships. Cornelia is a good friend and a YouTuber who recently founded Braindump, which is a bullet journal that is made for developing yourself and manifesting your dream life.

In the episode we guested, we talked about how we left our corporate jobs to become eco-bloggers, our book, how we work together as sisters, the ups and downs and the five love languages!

Listen to the episode HERE.

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