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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

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 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 »

How to Freeze Food Without Plastic

Reducing our reliance on plastic products just makes good sense for the environment and our health, especially when you consider that some plastic products can actually leech unhealthy chemicals into your food. Even the plastic products made free from toxic BPA can be just as bad. On top of that, plastic containers might be… Read more »

The Ultimate Freezer Guide

In terms of maximizing your food’s freshness, nutrition and ease of preparation, your freezer can be one of your closest allies in the kitchen. When used the way good appliance makers intended, freezers can help you save money and time preparing healthy meals for your family.… Read more »