A journey towards a healthy and happy You

Delicious Gluten Free Winter Squash + Quinoa Rissoles (chef Heather Poire)

By: lifesum November 28th, 2014

Quinoa. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein. Did you know that 20 years ago, NASA researchers declared quinoa the perfect inflight snack for astronauts on long-term missions..

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Orange and Red Cabbage Salad with Dates and Smoked Trout

By: Lifesum November 24th, 2014

Serves 4, 1 serving: 270 kcal, 18 g protein, 10 g fat, 25 g carbs)   Ingredients: 4 tablespoons walnuts 1 small head of  red cabbage (ca. 800 g) 2 small onions 7 tablespoons fruit vinegar salt, pepper 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 4 tablespoons beet root..

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5 Strategic Tips On How To Lose Weight After Pregnancy

By: lifesum November 21st, 2014

Getting rid of baby weight is often high on a new mom’s priority list after giving birth and since this question shows up quite often in our mailbox here are 5 tips for moms looking for some..

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Perfect Autumn Soup with Pumpkin and Balsamic Vinegar

By: Lifesum November 20th, 2014

Makes 4 servings, 1 serving: 170 kcal, 2 g protein, 10 g fat, 2 g carbs   Ingredients: 1 kg nutmeg pumpkin 2 onions 4 tablespoons olive oil 1,6 l vegetable broth 2-3 stalks of flat..

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Fragrant Beet & Avocado Soup With Cashew Cream (chef Emily)

By: lifesum November 17th, 2014

What would life be without a delicious and satisfying bowl of a creamy soup? Of course soup doesn’t have to be rich and creamy to be satisfying. Get the comfort without the excessive calories with this..

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The best raw vegan lasagna on the planet! (chef Emily)

By: lifesum November 14th, 2014

When we stop by Emily’s blog to see what’s new, all we want to do is eat all the beautifully photographed and delicious food. We are delighted to see that she has joined the list of..

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Exquisite Rhubarb Sorbet with White Tea

By: Lifesum November 10th, 2014

Makes 6 servings, 1 serving: 180 kcal, 2 g protein, 0 g fat, 42 g carbs)   Ingredients: 300 g rhubarb 250 g sugar (or alternatively, of course Stevia!) 2 sheets of gelatin (agar agar is a vegetarian..

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Fresh And Healthy Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups – Perfect for an afternoon snack

By: lifesum November 10th, 2014

Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups(makes 15) (serving 1 cup, 41 kcal, fat 3g, Carbohydrates 4 g, Protein 0.6g) Ingredients: 1 ½ California avocados, pitted 1 tsp fresh lime juice 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ tsp..

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The Dangers of Eating Out and How To Tackle Them

By: lifesum November 8th, 2014

1. Avoid buffets A dieter’s worst nightmare has got to be a massive array of tempting treats. It can even be hard to avoid bingeing at the salad bar, because even salad bars are usually accompanied..

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Super easy “Cilantric Shock” salad for tonight’s dinner (chef Aneta)

By: lifesum November 6th, 2014

We are thrilled to introduce our new guest food blogger, Aneta. Her journey started when she was recovering from stomach and other health problems and realised that healthy food can heal lots of health issues that we deal with nowadays. Check..

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Quinoa Stuffed Green Peppers – perfect for a healthy family dinner (chef Heather Poire)

By: lifesum November 4th, 2014

Feel like having some mexican food tonight? Stuffed peppers, yemista, dolma…is a dish that exists in different names and variations all over the world. These delicious Quinoa stuffed peppers make a colourful and healthy dish for the whole..

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5 Shockingly Low-Calorie Foods

By: lifesum November 1st, 2014

1. Celery stalk- hardly any calories in it (6 calories per stalk) and the process of digesting food burns energy. Because celery is quite a bulky, fibrous plant it’s going to take a lot of chewing and..

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