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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

How to See the Light if you Suffer from SAD

During the winter months dwindling daylight and cold temperatures can make you want to curl up into a ball and sleep for extended periods of time. These feelings, however, can signal something more than just longing for warmer weather. According to Mental Health America Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects half a million… Read more »

The Evolution of the Doughnut

Pass through any city or town in North America and there’s a good chance you’ll happen upon a doughnut shop. Regardless of the name on the sign, the layout is more or less the same: a wall of baskets or a clear glass box displaying rows of doughy cakes coated with sugar, glazed or topped with colored icing. Maybe in the periphery is… Read more »

6 Tips to Help Navigate the Holiday Party Season

The holiday party list seems never-ending beginning with Thanksgiving and running through New Years. While one night of overeating is not an issue, it becomes a problem when it happens multiple times each week. With frequent get-togethers and celebrations, healthy eating habits often go right out the window. Try these six tips to … Read more »

How to Regift Graciously

Regifting is a touchy subject. Some frown upon it, some embrace it. I say if you can do it gracefully and you’re not hurting anyone’s feelings, there’s nothing wrong with passing something along to be enjoyed more wholeheartedly by another person. Here are some tips to follow if you want to regift like a pro:… Read more »

Christine’s Favourite Cauliflower Recipe

Cauliflower is a wonderful vegetable that you can prepare in a plethora of delicious ways. It’s packed with vitamins and nutrients and it couldn’t be easier to incorporate it into your regular menu at home. If you’re ever not sure how to prepare cauliflower, simply break it up into florets, toss it in your favorite seasonings and roast it in the oven. Take this … Read more »

Boozy Fruit and Star Anise Brandy Punch

It’s always nice when New Year’s Eve lands on a Saturday. It gives us more time to relax and reflect on the past year, to prep for a gathering of our friends and family so we can raise a toast together to the days ahead. This punch is an elegant way to celebrate the start of 2017.… Read more »