New year, new vibe! As we ring in 2021, we’re embracing a sunnier state of mind. Rev up your routine with mood-boosting accessories and everyday essentials that will refresh your space, your style, and your spirit. We see good things in store for you this year—so why not get into the swing of things starting on day one?
It’s time to discover this superb vegan recipe based on Tofu.
It’s a great way to enjoy vegan!
Ingredients Pickled Veggies
- 1/2 a Red onion, sliced
- 2 Large Carrots, sliced
- 1 Cup White vinegar or apple cider vinegar
- 1 Cup Water
- 3 Fresh chives
- 2 Cloves Garlic, smashed
- 1 Tablespoon Organic cane sugar
- 2 teaspoon Salt
- 1 Block(15oz.) Extra firm tofu, drained and pressed*
- 3/4 Cup Almond milk or non-dairy milk of choice
- 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 3/4 Cup All purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1 1/2 Cups Panko bread crumbs
- Vegetable oil for frying
- Salt to taste
- 1/4 Cup Organic Ketchup
- 2 teaspoon Chili sauce, I used Asian Chili Garlic sauce
- 2 Tablespoons Soy sauce
- 1 Tablespoon Agave syrup
- Jasmine rice
- Chives for topping
It’s excellent, fresh and delicious!
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Vitamins, zinc or turmeric can boost the immune system. The world population has become aware of this and is relying on these substances to cope with Covid-19.
Vitamin, an ally against coronavirus
Google Trends has produced a report that shows that the world’s population has adapted its food choices in response to the pandemic. They have understood that consuming vitamins to strengthen the immune system makes it easier to fight the virus. Data collected between June 1, 2019 and April 27, 2020 show a clear link between increased vitamin consumption and the spread of the virus. Consumers around the world are choosing their nutrient-enriched ingredients and have adapted their diets to cope with the virus.
There is a strong increase in the intake of vitamins E, C, D, A and B but also zinc, coffee, ginger, selenium, garlic and turmeric. These intakes differ in different parts of the world. In Europe, the population has chosen to cope with illness by including foods rich in vitamin D. Conversely, Asians (Filipinos, Malaysians, Indonesians) as well as Middle Easterners and Africans prefer vitamin C. South Americans and the Caribbean population have chosen zinc and also eat garlic and turmeric like Africans.
Bohemian style is more than just a fashion trend, it is a true culture in its own right, a culture with a very specific ideology and a complex history.
Although closely associated with the hippie fashion of the 60s and 70s, today bohemian fashion is part of the dominant culture. But in fact, bohemian fashion started as a counter-culture in the 19th century.
Today, the wide variety of Boho clothing and accessories makes it a real phenomenon, a style that follows the lines of effortless and relaxed fashion, with its loose clothing, casual accessories and its mix of artistic and creative elements.
What about the kimono?
Well the kimono takes again enormously of the dress code of the bohemian culture. Ample, with the colored and often floral pattern, and with the natural fabric of quality (mainly silk).
The kimono, although of Japanese origin, is a piece that can be used for an original bohemian style. The kimono also gives an effect of exoticism and open-mindedness to the world, totally in adequacy with the bohemian culture.
The kimono is more and more used by bohemians because the style given by the kimono is very close to the bohemian style. If you decide to try the kimono, we advise you to combine it with a beautiful flower wreath and costume jewelry to get a hippie chic look.
My selection :
Taking care of one’s body means doing gymnastics that keeps the body and mind healthy at any age and nothing better than our Asian friends to teach us that:
The founder of this method lived in the 2nd century BC under the Han dynasty, it is the doctor Hua Tuo.
The Qi Gong (“Mastery of energy”) is the Chinese health gymnastics of the Chinese tradition. It resembles Tai Chi Chuan, which is a martial art.
Qi Gong is taught in Taoist monasteries, as well as to Shaolin martial artists and others. As therapeutic gymnastics, Qi Gong is taught in China in hospitals.
During a Qi Gong session, the practitioner is invited to slow movements comparable to slow motion dance. The practitioner is also trained to model his breathing and to focus on the circulation of energy in the body.
The results, proven by numerous scientific experiments around the world on stress, show relaxing and serene effects and an improvement of the physiological parameters of relaxation and immunity. Above all, Qi Gong is preventive, used as an art of living to remain Zen and to be even more so every day.
Qi Gong is also used to improve health in cardiovascular problems and hypertension, chronic degenerative or infectious diseases, has a traditional reputation for slowing down aging and has proven itself in preventing falls among the elderly. It helps children to be calmer and promotes attention, thus improving learning. It is indicated to athletes to increase their performance and decrease their recovery time after exercise. It prepares women for childbirth. Qi Gong is generally recommended to all those who wish to manage their stress and live more relaxed.
Taking care of your body requires gymnastics that preserves the health of body and mind at any age and nothing better than our Asian friends to teach us this:
The founder of this method lived in the 2nd century BC under the Han dynasty, it is the doctor Hua Tuo.
by Will Oldham
Released in 2004 “Sapele” “Lars” “Bogo” “Emmanuel”
Continuing a point of view adopted for the work discussed on Ode Music, Will Oldham attempts here a new instrumental exercise through a documentary on Rotterdam sailors.
Another little pearl…
Winter comes and snow
I can’t marry you, you know
Without children to grow
I can’t marry you, you knowLove me the way I love you
Love me the way I love youTake a year in your hand
You can find another man
Let your unloved parts get loved
And I will be your manLove me the way I love you
Love me the way I love youPlaces you should be afraid
Into the river we will wadeLove me the way I love you
Love me the way I love you
Tonkatsu is a Japanese dish made of breaded and fried pork. Ton means “pork”, and katsu is the abbreviation of the English cutlet, coming from the French côtelette. It is accompanied by Worcestershire sauce, as well as minced cabbage and karashi. It is often served with rice and miso soup.
Preparation: 30 min
Cooking time: 20 min
Ingredients (for 4 persons) :
- 125 g of flour
- 100 g breadcrumbs (panko)
- 120 ml of water
- 5 blocks of tofu (170g)
- vegetable oil
- grated white cabbage
- tonkatsu sauce
The recipe step by step
- First, soak the tofu blocks in hot water for 10 minutes until the water is absorbed.
- Mix the ingredients for the sauce in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Then add the drained tofu blocks and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes over medium heat until the liquid is absorbed.
- Dab the blocks in the flour then mix 1 cup of flour with 1/2 cup of water to make a thick dough. Dip the sliced tofu blocks in the flour and roll them in the bread crumbs.
- Heat the oil for frying to 175° then slide the tofu pieces in and fry them until golden brown and crispy. Leave to rest on baking paper.
- Serve hot with grated cabbage, lemon slices and tonkatsu sauce.
Shibashi means “18 movements” in Chinese. This first series inspired by Yang style Tai Chi chuan movements (fighting Tai Chi) was created in 1979 by Professor Lin Housheng. Tai Chi Qi Gong Shibashi is part of the official study program at the University of Medicine in China.
Practiced in many Asian countries (Indonesia and Malaysia as a national exercise, Thailand…), Tai Chi – Qi Gong Shibashi has also received a recommendation from the United Nations (development program) for its promotion.
There are several series of Shibashi movements (8 to my knowledge) but we will be satisfied with the first series of 18 movements. Curiously Shibashi is not very well known in France (much more in Germany in particular under the name of the 18 marvellous or 18 harmonious).
This technique of Qi Gong in motion amplifies and balances the circulation of Qi in the body to bring vitality and longevity. It is also particularly recommended for suffering people (hypertension, lumbar pain, cardiovascular or digestive disorders, respiratory diseases…).
THE 18 MOVEMENTS OF SHIBASHI
OPEN THE CHEST
MAKE THE RAINBOW DANCE
SPREAD THE CLOUDS
ROLL UP YOUR ARMS
ROWING ON THE LAKE
LIFT THE BALL
CONTEMPLATING THE MOON
PUSH THE PALMS
PLAY WITH THE CLOUDS
RAISE THE NETS AND OBSERVE THE SKY
PUSH BACK THE WAVES
THE PIGEON SPREADS ITS WINGS
PLAY WITH FISTS
THE FLIGHT OF THE WILD GOOSE
MAKE THE BIG WHEEL TURN
KICK THE BALL BY BOUNCING THE BALL
6X or 3X repetition on each side.
Each week, we will describe how to achieve one of the 18 positions
“A collection of vegan recipes so simple to make that even a stoner
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cook, and illustrate in a world filled with eccentric and slightly
uncouth vegetable characters. Now they invite home cooks into this
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hit with every slacker, penny pincher, and hipster on the block. With
easy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and munchies, this is a
gateway cookbook for anyone who wants to eat fewer animal products and
more veggies”–A collection of vegan recipes so simple to make
that even a stoner could prepare them, this highly illustrated cookbook
from the creators of The Vegan Stoner food blog proves that going vegan can be fun, cheap, and easy.
B.K.S. Iyengar developed his approach to yoga based on the yoga tradition handed down to him by his teacher, Shri T. Krishnamacharya, a classically trained Hindu scholar and yoga master. Mr. Iyengar’s system of yoga is unsurpassed in grace, subtlety, and precision. Iyengar-style yoga emphasizes alignment and develops flexibility, strength, balance and endurance. It emphasizes the importance of regulated breathing; the use of blocks, chairs, and other props; and the therapeutic value of adapting the poses to the needs and limitations of the individual students. Mr. Iyengar has authored a number of classic texts on hatha yoga including Light on Yoga. Mr. Iyengar died in 2014 at the age of 95. His daughter, Geeta, and son, Prashant and other teachers continue his work at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune, India.
Their approach to Yoga :
CYC is owned and directed by Ann Merlo, Elise Miller and Lisa Brill Robinson. In line with our mission to support a lifetime of yoga practice for our students, we offer asana classes for beginners, continuing, intermediate, and advanced students. We are focused on and known for our therapeutic approach. This approach is important in our regular classes and particularly featured in our yoga for back care, pranayama, and restorative classes, and workshops.
Another important element of the CYC mission has always been presenting yoga workshops and series taught by our own gifted instructors, and by knowledgeable and well-respected yoga instructors from around the world. Topics vary widely and meet the needs of our local and regional yoga population.
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The New Bohemians Handbook guides readers in beautifully simple techniques for adding good vibes and style to living spaces. Packed with hundreds of ideas for bringing positive energy to your home, the book features exercises and activities for thinking about rooms in new ways.
“It’s as vibrant, rule-breaking and out the box as she showed in her first book, “The New Bohemians,” which explored bohemian style across the globe and became a New York Times best-seller. Now, Blakeney has written “The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes” (Abrams, $27.50). Blakeney offers tips on how to make bohemian style your own, from rearranging what you have to painting. It’s part book, part yoga lesson as Blakeney walks readers through finding clarity, flow, growth and harmony in our homes. In the end, it’s about creating a space that reflects you, she writes. “
— The Detroit News
There’s an art to boho-chic style. It’s an eclectic collection of sorts that reflects the many facets of a life well lived.
“My best piece of advice for creating a bohemian-chic design aesthetic is to truly collect and curate each piece in your home. Using a mix of old and new, whether it is from your local home store or your travels around the world, you want to create a collected and curated vibe. Also, always layer, layer, layer when it comes to rugs, pillows, natural elements, and texture.”