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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Hydrating Foods to Beat the Heat

It’s important to stay hydrated, especially during the heat of summer when you’re losing extra fluids through sweat. But there’s no need to chug water all day long! Food can help contribute to your fluid needs – in fact, about 20% of your fluid needs are met through solid foods.… Read more »

Fighting Obesity with Basic Nutrition

Luvo's 3-2-None Philosophy

We are passionate about telling the real story behind the link between preventable health conditions and the food we eat. We believe it should be easier to make good food choices, and we want to empower people to do just that. Nearly 38% of adults meet the criteria for obesity, and if you add the criteria for overweight, the number jumps to 71%. (1) Being overweight or obese puts … Read more »

Totally Genius Freezer Tricks You Need to Try

Since the freezer was introduced as a household appliance in 1940, it has revolutionized the way food is stored in the home. Frozen foods were at one time a luxury, but became commonplace with the invention of a freezer component to the household refrigerator. By freezing various foods, whether … Read more »

6 Best Foods to Freeze In Season to Eat Out of Season

Let’s face it, out of season produce can be a tasteless and costly experience. I’m convinced that for some folks, it’s the reason they don’t like a lot of vegetables. The fruits and veggies listed below are especially unimpressive and pricey out of season. Freeze them in season to enjoy their peak flavor and… Read more »

6 Ways to Use Frozen Strawberries

This time of year, you’ll be hard pressed to find good quality fresh strawberries at the grocery store. If you do, you end up paying a premium for strawberries that have been flown in from hundreds or thousands of miles away. California and Florida product most of the commercial strawberries in the US. While the strawberry growing season in these states runs from January to

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Frozen Pecan & Maple Hot Chocolate

It’s hard not to love the comforting flavors of a mug of hot chocolate, but what if you could enjoy those same classic flavors in a frozen beverage? Enter the frozen hot chocolate, a wonderful invention by our resident recipe tester, The Artful Desperado. Not only does it turn the classic hot chocolate on its head with the addition of crushed ice, but it also changes the chocolate beverage game by incorporating maple syrup and pecans… … Read more »

How Your Freezer Can Help Fight Food Waste

I can’t argue with the appeal of fresh food, but then again, Americans waste about 25% of the food they buy. I’m guilty, too! From long lost moldy cheese to lettuce that never made it to my salad to last night’s leftovers that didn’t get rescued in time, the average family of four could be casting aside as much as … Read more »