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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Frozen Veggies 5 Ways

Frozen vegetables are great to have on hand for those last minute healthy dinners. In fact, they can be even better for you than fresh produce because they’re frozen at the peak of their nutritional value and flavor. Here are five ways you can enjoy the convenience and health-factor of frozen vegetables while maximizing their deliciousness:… Read more »

Breakfast Hacks to Start the Day Off Right

Ding ding! Your iPhone alarm just went off and you have to have a shower and eat and get out the door because you have to be at the office for a meeting soon! Hope that wasn’t too traumatic—I just wanted to recreate the feeling of rushed panic most of us have in the morning as we scramble to get the day going. If you’re like me, skipping breakfast is not going to happen. The good news is that there are lots of ways to tweak your routine to ensure you get a healthy breakfast in no time flat.… Read more »

6 Veggie Lasagnas to Die For

Lasagna comes in many forms, and it doesn’t have to contain meat to be delicious. Italian grandmothers everywhere might curse me for saying this, but it doesn’t even have to contain cheese, tomato sauce or traditional noodles either (gasp!).

If you love lasagna but want a lighter-yet-equally-comforting dish once in a while, why not throw one of these vegetarian options into the … Read more »

Hot Home Remedies

When you’re feeling under the weather, you just want some relief. You don’t want to have to walk to the pharmacy or the fortune teller’s to pick up some miraculous cure-all. If you’re like me, you’d rather be in bed, or on the couch, or on the floor. Somewhere horizontal. Anyway, the good news is that there are probably many home remedies already in your house that can be put to good use, to warm you up and help you feel better. Here are a few of our favorites.… Read more »

Dark Chocolate Tahini Cookies

In the spirit of holiday treat season, and inspired by Ottolenghi’s gorgeous Jerusalem cookbook, our photographer/food stylist extraordinaire Gabriel (aka. The Artful Desperado), recently blew our minds with yet another sweet creation that tastes as good as it looks. Behold… dark chocolate tahini cookies! These are sure to be a hit at any holiday party or cookie exchange, and the best part? They don’t contain any dairy or refined sugar, so they’re … Read more »

Frozen Blackberry Sparkler

I’ve never been one to turn down a good BC berry-pick, and this year was no exception. I’ve kept them stored in my freezer, using them non-stop in just every recipe (check out these yummy popsicles and this chocolate meringue cake).  There are a million uses for frozen berries, so why not add this one to the mix! Delight your friends this holiday with my newest frozen concoction; the … Read more »

Luvo Helps Give LA Foster Youth a Sense of Home

A Sense of Home is a growing non-profit whose goal is to change the lives of foster youth who have “aged out” of the foster care system by coming together as a community to create homes for them. Luvo is excited to partner with A Sense of Home to offer nutritious meals for these youth to help fuel their busy lives as they begin their careers, college or in some cases both. We sat down with co-founder Georgie Smith to learn a bit more about the great work they’re doing for foster youth in Los Angeles.… Read more »