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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Is Dieting A Matter of pH? The Alkaline Diet Explained

When celebrities talk, tweet or text, we listen. So when they tell us about a fantastic diet that “works,” we take their word for it and give it a try. The problem? Celebrities aren’t your doctors or dietitians! They don’t know you or your health history and they also may not have the entire “story” when it comes to the diet they’re promoting. Case-in-point, the alkaline diet. Many celebrities believe this way of eating is the gold standard, but is it? You might be surprised.… Read more »

Which Celebrity Chef Are You?

Celebrity chefs are the envy of anyone who wouldn’t mind traveling around the globe sampling the world’s most delicious flavors. There’s no question they have refined tastes, but not all are cut from the same tablecloth. Take our quiz to find out which celebrity chef you would be!… Read more »

Glossary of Pasta Sauces

How many times has this happened to you: You’re in a nice Italian restaurant, sipping a weighty barolo while Pavaroti belts “La donna è mobile,” scanning an impressive list of pastas, and your mind goes blank. Which of these is tomato-based, you wonder. Which has vodka in it? If you’re… Read more »

Gift Ideas: Hot Kitchen Fashion

If you love to cook and spend a lot of your time in the kitchen, there’s no reason you can’t look fabulous at the same time. Thankfully, you have many fashionable options that also have very useful functions. Check out these kitchen fashion accessories that will keep you looking stylish in the kitchen. They also make excellent gifts for the amateur… Read more »

Why Loving The Food You Eat Makes You Healthier

As a health conscious individual, I’m sure you’ve heard plenty of eating advice in your life. Eat kale. Don’t eat too much sugar. Drink plenty of water. Snack on fruit. Eat more whole grains. Cook at home.

Today, I’m going to throw in one more piece of advice that may be new to you – love the food you eat.… Read more »

Luvo Hack: Red Wine Braised Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash

Like the almighty coconut oil, squash is one of those gifts from Mother Nature that keeps on giving. Need a table decoration? Grab a decorative gourd! Hungry? That gourd becomes delicious, and there are many ways to cook it. Roast it, stew it, stuff it, chew it! Ok I’m getting out of hand… but I just love squash so much! Case in point: those cute little acorn squash make perfect vessels for a Luvo hack.… Read more »