The Fresh Blog

Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Guide to Smoothie Powders

Confused by all the exotic smoothie powders with hard to pronounce names lining the shelves of your health food store? What happened to plain ‘ole protein powder? While these “superfood” ingredients are usually more hype than substance, … Read more »

Smoothies with a Hearty Vegetable Base

Everyone loves a good smoothie. They’re simple to make, taste great, and are the perfect meal or snack when you’re on the go and need something quick. But there’s a problem with many smoothie … Read more »

Pitaya or Dragonfruit: This Year’s Trendiest New Fruit

Pitaya, or dragonfruit, is this year’s trendiest new fruit! While I’m normally not the type to get excited about “superfood” trends, I won’t lie, pitaya has won me over. We eat with our eyes, and with it’s vibrant pink skin, scaly green leaves, unusual shape and speckled flesh, … Read more »

Health Benefits of Potatoes

Poor potatoes. Thanks to carb-phobia fueled diet misinformation, they’ve gotten quite the bad rep. While Americans do eat more potatoes than any other vegetable, leaving less room for other nutritious produce, like green leafy and cruciferous vegetables, there’s … Read more »

DIY Snack Mixes Just In Time for Back to School

There’s a bulk store across the street from where I’m sitting right now and it should be called an inspiration store. Why? The bulk snack mixes that line the aisles are not only the stuff of your snacking dreams,… Read more »

Cauliflower Recipe Roundup

Kids these days have got it so good. When I was little, an acceptable cauliflower recipe was defined as either A) frozen cauliflower steamed to a light mush garnished with a dash of salt or B) baked cauliflower, … Read more »