The Fresh Blog

Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

How to Eat a Healthy Lunch on a Budget

As a Registered Dietitian, I always try to promote packing homemade lunches to bring to work, but let’s be realistic that is not always feasible. We are all busy!

I challenged myself to spending <$6 on lunch a few times this week, to see how the price and the nutritional value matched up for healthy eating on the go. I was surprised by the outcome.… Read more »

Food Traditions From Around The World

Eating is not only a human necessity, but it’s also a universal pleasure. Customs around food enjoyment varying dramatically between different cultures. What’s considered polite in one country might be seen as incredibly rude in another. Here’s a quick guide covering a few interesting food traditions that could catch you off guard:… Read more »

Bringing Southern Soul to Vancouver

An interview with Peckinpah owner Tyson Reimer

A short while ago, Luvo launched a few new southern U.S.-inspired dishes, BBQ Sauce and Chicken Chorizo Chili. We thought it would be a great idea to sit down with Tyson Reimer, owner of Peckinpah, Vancouver’s southern-cooking hotspot, to learn a bit more about the ingredients, culture and cuisine.… Read more »

Freezer Makeover: 5 Items to Set You Up for Success in 2016

Winter has officially begun. Depending on where you live, the weather might be frigid and blizzardy or warm and sunny. But we are all united in the fact that our freezers are in need of a refresh. There’s no better time than now to take a look inside the ice box and/or deep freeze, deep six some of the older items and prep some new content for 2016.… Read more »

6 Veggie Lasagnas to Die For

Lasagna comes in many forms, and it doesn’t have to contain meat to be delicious. Italian grandmothers everywhere might curse me for saying this, but it doesn’t even have to contain cheese, tomato sauce or traditional noodles either (gasp!).

If you love lasagna but want a lighter-yet-equally-comforting dish once in a while, why not throw one of these vegetarian options into the … Read more »

Creative Uses for Curry Powder

Curry powder is essential for any complete home pantry. It’s not only great for making quick and easy curries without having to throw together your own spice blend from scratch, but it’s also a great seasoning for other dishes. Here are some creative ways to get more bang out of your curry powder buck that go beyond the classic curry recipe:… Read more »