So, you’re looking for ways to achieve a healthier lifestyle but not sure where to go for advice and ideas in Luxembourg? To get your body and mind in great shape for the summer, here are a few on-line stops to get you started, both local and further afield.
Vesela Savova lives in Luxembourg, practices yoga, and loves juicing. She is also a certified Diet and Nutrition Advisor and the founder of GoGusto cold-pressed juices. Her blog contains a variety of topics including diet and nutrition and general tips to a healthier lifestyle through nutrition, focusing on how to achieve this lifestyle in Luxembourg. The recipe selection includes mouth-watering cakes, stews, smoothies and even ice cream.
Lynsey Baxter, a qualified Nutritional Therapist and Hypnotherapist, is passionate about natural, holistic health care. Through her Facebook page she keeps you up to date with the latest advancements in the field of nutrition, answers questions and recommends recipes, as well as getting you thinking about what you’re eating and why. You can also book a consultation with her through her website to assess not only your diet but lifestyle, relaxation and exercise.
Isabelle Henschen and Anne Faber founded this non-profit organisation in December 2014 with the mission to teach and inform people of all ages about food, nutrition and cooking. With a focus on regional, seasonal and sustainable food their aim is to promote food education in Luxembourg. The academy offers food education workshops dealing with food, nutrition and cooking so that people realise the impact of food choices on their health, community, and environment. You can follow them on Facebook and through their blog.
Not so much a blog, but a great source of information if you’re considering Paleo Nutrition, which consists of eating real, whole unprocessed foods that are more healthful than harmful to our bodies. Paleo Lux is a non-profit organisation promoting the many benefits of Paleo Nutrition and the Ancestral Lifestyle, offering events such as Movement or Real Food Workshops.
Orla Collective started out as a blog and has evolved into an online magazine & community based in Luxembourg, celebrating all things natural, deliciously eco-friendly and kind. Featured on their website you will find delicious recipes and tips on how to live better and happier. It is a community, non-profit based project, started with curiosity, made with love and kept alive with inspiring exchanges, where they believe everyone can possibly be triggered to live a more mindful lifestyle, one step at a time, at their own pace. You can also find them on Facebook, and for up to date info on community events such as workshops you can look here.
Chicago-based Ashley’s blog is dedicated to experiencing the happiest side of life through healthful, plant-based foods. Through consciously and thoughtfully enjoying a wide array of wholesome foods she believes that we allow ourselves to thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally. Raised to believe that food should be something that’s both enjoyable and nourishing, she creates recipes with this notion in mind resulting in dishes with a variety of flavours, colours and textures to appeal to everyone. You can visit Ashley on Facebook too.
Ella, who currently calls London home, began her blog as a way of dealing with a relatively rare illness, Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. After trying and having no success with conventional medicines, she took up a whole foods, plant-based diet and gave up all meat, dairy, sugar, gluten, anything processed and all chemicals and additives. Now, feeling better than ever, Ella shares how easy and delicious healthy food can be to leave you feeling incredible. You’ll also find regular posts on Facebook.
Not forgetting the younger generation, Amy, with a BA in Health Education and Natalie, a registered dietician, share a passion for health, fitness and whole foods. Based in America, their vision is to continue to help both parents and educators make it easier to feed kids nutritious food with a focus on fruits and veggies that is fun, simple and delicious. You can also find them on Facebook.
Love the look of the food on these blogs but don’t have the time or inclination to get yourself in the kitchen? Here are some places in Luxembourg doing it for you:
Offering pure and natural healthy food; gluten and lactose free as well as sugar reduced. The food is fresh and mainly vegetarian and/or vegan with the option to have meat with some dishes. They also offer fresh juices bursting with vitamins and energy. Visit the restaurant to eat-in or takeaway, or order lunch for delivery to your office on GroupLunch.
Go Gusto make healthy and tasty cold-pressed juices using fresh, BIO, and wherever possible locally sourced fruit and vegetables. You can order these juices, smoothies, and detox boxes to be delivered right to your door, or you can avoid the delivery fees and collect them from Ready Coffee Shop.
Happ stands for Healthy and Pure Products, and that’s exactly what they give you with an aim to improve general health. Everything is made from raw ingredients in their own kitchen without additives, supplements, or artificial colourings. You can eat-in at their restaurant, order lunch for delivery to your office on GroupLunch, or pick up a package that includes all of your meals for the entire day.
Avocado creates the healthy recipes, selects local and organic produce, then delivers it all to your door. With a range of boxes to choose from, recipes that can take as little as 25 minutes to prepare, and weekly delivery there’s no excuse not to cook some healthy meals at home. Order through the website, and keep an eye on their Facebook page for deals.
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