The Fresh Blog

Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Have You Tried Agua Fresca?

As the days get warmer, you’re probably reaching for cool beverages. Water is a good one, obviously, because it’s really efficient at keeping your body hydrated and functioning at its best. But sometimes you just want, you know, some flavor. That’s where agua fresca comes in.… Read more »

10 Healthy Ways to Upgrade Your Brown Bag Lunch

If you’re thinking about brown-bagging it, you have the right idea. Packing your lunch can save you time and money, not to mention calories. Bringing a meal means eating healthier than if you grabbed takeout or dined out every day. You have full control over the ingredients, which means more of the good stuff and less of the processed additives and foods found in many packaged or takeout dishes.… Read more »

Steel Cut Oatmeal Parfait

Starting your day off right is important. Just like you wouldn’t leave your house in the morning without brushing your teeth, why would you head to work or school without enjoying one of the most nourishing meals of the day? Eating breakfast sets you up for success! How? By helping you meet your daily quota for… Read more »

Q&A with Ellie Krieger

Congratulations on your new show, Ellie’s Real Good Food! In it, you solve other people’s food problems. What is your biggest food challenge and how do you manage it?

My biggest food challenge is similar to everyone else’s. The day goes by so fast and I’m working long hours and I get home late and I feel stuck with time. Managing the time crunch in a way that creates joy and takes away some of the … Read more »

How to Eat Healthy at Buffets

Buffets can be wonderful food adventures. So many entrees! So many different cuisines! So many treats! There’s no surprise that things can get out of hand. When you travel to resorts, go on cruises or just go dancing in Vegas for the weekend, monstrous, all-you-can-eat buffets can sneak up on you out of nowhere. If you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet but still … Read more »

What is Celiac Disease?

May is Celiac Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of celiac disease, a serious and often misunderstood diagnosis. With the rise in popularity of gluten free diets for goals of weight loss and general health, there is quite a bit of confusion in the general public about what celiac disease actually is. So, let’s delve in and discuss what you need to know about celiac disease.… Read more »

Marathon Training Meal Plan

You’re preparing for a long-distance race, logging miles and miles on the trail and the treadmill to get ready. But have you prepared nutritionally? Good nutrition is important throughout the entire training process, not just the days leading up to the race. Eating the right foods, at the right times, ensures you have enough fuel in your tank to get you through your runs. Here are some guidelines to follow while you are training.… Read more »