Sattva Cafe Opening 9th April at ASMY West End

Sattva – A Yoga cafe based on Yoga principles  Foods dear to those in the mode of goodness (Sattva) increase the duration of life, purify one’s existence and give strength, health, happiness and satisfaction. Such foods are juicy, fatty, wholesome, and pleasing to the heart. BG17.8 At Sattva we will help you to extend your yoga practice to the table by applying yoga principles to keep your body nourished and your mind clear. Take

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Chai

  Here is our famous chai (tea) recipe, enjoyed by hundreds of people at our yoga and meditation programs. Chai is a delicious creamy blend of tea, milk and spices that warms the body and stimulates digestion. It is traditionally drunk in India instead of the morning cup of coffee. This recipe uses rooibos tea, which is caffeine free and rich in antioxidants, as well spices, each with their own unique healing properties.

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Ginseng Tea

  Ginseng has been highly prized in Asian medicine for centuries. It is known to increase energy levels, boost the immune system and help the body deal with the effects of stress. Studies have shown that ginseng can help lower incidences of influenza and colds, increase antibody titers and natural killer cell activity levels. Ginseng root is available to purchase from most Asian groceries. It’s easiest to use if you

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Sage Tea

  Wonderfully soothing for sore throats, sage tea is also useful for hoarseness, laryngitis and relieving the symptoms of the common cold. Sage and lemon have antiseptic properties, cayenne is warming and cleansing while honey is soothing and also antiseptic. Ingredients1 sage teabag or 5 fresh sage leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice Pinch cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon honey 1 cup boiling waterMethod Pour

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Avocado Smoothie

  Well this smoothie may be unusual, but you’ll also find it unusually delicious. The creamy consistency of avocados makes this fruit a wonderful sweet and it has been used as such in many countries around the world for centuries. The health benefits of avocados are well known, proven to lower cholesterol and provide a rich source of potassium which reduces the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. One cup of avocado has 23% of the Daily Value for folate, a nutrient important for

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Strawberry Lassi

  This cooling drink is refreshing to the palate after a spicy meal and is a great aid for digestion. It also has the added benefit of being absolutely delicious. Children and adults alike will love this healthy treat. The health benefits of yogurt have been known for centuries, but many people still don’t realize just how valuable yogurt can be to living a healthy lifestyle. Yogurt can actually

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Breakfast Smoothies

Off to a Good Start… Almost all of us have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many of us ignore this fact or just can’t seem to fit it into our busy schedules. Many medical reports have shown that low blood-sugar levels, diabetes, hyperactivity and even heart conditions can be effectively managed when breakfast is made a priority. After studying the

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