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 »

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 »

6 Ways to De-stress in The Kitchen

Preparing food has always felt therapeutic to me. Whether it’s carefully following a cookie recipe or focusing on chopping vegetables, there’s just something about baking and cooking that calms me. Maybe it’s the fact that when I am preparing something in the kitchen, it gives me a sense of control in a chaotic world. I’m also a … Read more »

6 Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

When I was in culinary school, one class focused on knife skills. As we were practicing cutting and replicating the perfect julienne, we were challenged to generate the least amount of food waste. My culinary classmates and I were … Read more »

French Cooking Decoder

It’s hard to deny that the French know a thing or two about cooking. What could be wrong about enjoying copious amounts of cheese and wine? Classic French cooking is revered as some of the best in the world (when executed correctly, of course), which likely has something to do with the fact that it’s been around since the 17th century. You know what they say… practice makes… Read more »

Secrets to Amazing Pancakes

There’s nothing like a fluffy stack of pancakes, gently kissed with melted butter and drizzled with real maple syrup. If your pancakes could use an upgrade, make sure you’re following best practices, and try these expert tips … Read more »

Dietitians Reveal the Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes

The amount of nutrition and weight loss information out there is overwhelming…and oftentimes completely wrong. When it comes to weight loss, it seems like anyone can claim to be an expert. To sort fact from fiction, I turned to my Registered Dietitian colleagues. Here are the biggest weight loss mistakes they see in their practices.… Read more »