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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Meal Planning Gift Guide

We all have that person in our life who we love dearly, but their life (and kitchen) is a bit of a disorganized hot mess. Or, maybe we are that person! They want to eat well, but lost in the hustle and bustle of life is the time to prepare nourishing and tasty meals.… Read more »

Five Trendy Condiments You Should Snag Immediately!

When it comes to stocking your fridge with condiments, look beyond the usual suspects. Ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, and jelly, are all must-haves, but not so useful for jazzing up easy weeknight meals. A unique condiment or two is all it takes to turn a simple recipe into a gourmet creation. Trendy new condiments are great for getting you out of a meal rut – those go-to recipes… Read more »

Grocery Store Cheat Sheet

I’m one of those people who loves to grocery shop. It’s a meditative experience for me to lean on my cart and stroll down the aisles. I also get extreme satisfaction when I am able to shop for my groceries with the utmost efficiency. I have a plan in the back of my head: produce first, then outer aisles, then … Read more »

6 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Actually Be Making

A new year brings a fresh start, which is why over 40% of Americans will make New Year’s resolutions. But despite all their good intentions, only 8% will keep their resolutions. Here’s why those resolutions fail, and how to make better goals that you can actually achieve.… Read more »

Canned vs Dried Beans: Which Should You Be Eating?

The health benefits of beans have been widely described. Beans are full of plant-based protein, fiber, and a variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Even if you aren’t a vegetarian, adding a serving beans to your meal a few days a week can have a big impact on your health. But when it comes to cooking with beans, are canned beans or dried beans a better option? The answer … Read more »

7 Wise Ways to Get In and Out of the Grocery Store Faster

You’re out of eggs! Better get to the grocery store, stat. But while you’re there, you should slowly stroll the aisles and randomly toss groceries in your massive cart that you might need but forgot to check before you left the house. Just kidding! None of the above is a good idea. But I bet that exact scenario has happened to you. The good news is that there are several simple habits you can … Read more »

How Long Things Stay Good In The Freezer

We’re just going to assume you’re as obsessed with the freezer as we are. Nowhere else can you keep things good for as long as you can in the freezer. It’s great for cutting down on wasted food—if you’re not going to eat it now you can save it for later, like months later. You can also buy meat in bulk and split it up into individual packages and take … Read more »