The Fresh Blog

Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

A Blender for Every Budget

Blenders are all the rage these days. Smoothies have become part of the zeitgeist, as people have realized that they provide a great way to mix up nutritious foods in a convenient-to-consume way. Same with soups: blenders make it easy to mix up tasty soup from scratch with all your favorite healthy ingredients. If you have joined the blender train … Read more »

11 Benefits of Daily Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation might bring to mind images crystal balls and burning incense, but did you know there’s legit science backing up the practice? Over the past few decades, countless studies have shown physical and mental benefits to developing a regular mindfulness meditation practice.… Read more »

4 Uncommon Sports to Try This Winter

Technically, winter is just around the corner, which means it’s cold, the days are short, and our cozy socks and slippers are always nearby. At this point in the year, you have two options: stay indoors and hibernate for a few months with a good book or 20, or decide that the season’s not going to affect your ability to get your heart rate up. If you choose the latter, here are a few sports and activities you may have previously scoffed … Read more »

How to Clean Your Fridge

It’s easy for your refrigerator to become cluttered and messy, especially if you like to cook or collect condiments like me. Maintaining fridge cleanliness is important and helps keep your food fresh, so don’t let it become a smelly science experiment! Here’s how to clean your fridge like a pro:… Read more »

Holiday Stress Survival Tips

The holidays may be a time for celebration but they often come with an unwanted side effect: stress. To minimize stress this time of year, try these 11 tips to help you relax and better enjoy the holiday season.… Read more »

Food I Always Have in the Freezer

Not to brag or anything, but my freezer game is pretty strong. I love to use this major appliance to save time and make healthy eating easy for my family. Don’t get me wrong – I … Read more »

Become a Mindful Eater with these Five Exercises

In my practice, I explain mindful eating to my clients as eating with the intention of paying attention. It’s a practice that stems from mindfulness meditation, and applies it’s lessons to food and eating. While it might sound a little “woo,” mindful eating is simply slowing down and paying attention to your food and how you feel while eating it.… Read more »