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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 »

Healthier Cocktails: Tequila Edition

Happy National Tequila Day! There seems to be a day for just about everything now, but this is one that I am happy to get behind and celebrate. Make me any type of tequila or mezcal cocktail and I’m a happy girl. To celebrate, I’ve pulled together some of my favorite tequila … Read more »

Summer Meals for the Grill

Is there anything better than a dish that only requires one vessel for cooking? No way! But now that it’s summer, you’d rather be spending your time outside, not inside at the stove or by the oven. So how can you “summer-ize” that one pan meal concept? By firing up your grill! To get you started, here are 7 perfect One Grill meal ideas! Read more »

Different Daiquiris You Need to Know

The daiquiri is one of the great warm weather cocktails: a refreshing mix of lime, sugar and rum, shaken with ice then strained. Sitting on a porch or patio with a daiquiri, whether you’re in Cuba or Calgary, it doesn’t get much better. There are many variations to the daiquiri, and they’re all worth trying (though maybe not at once).… Read more »

6 Ways to Use Mint

The summer’s in full swing, and for many people that means our herbs gardens have been bright green and thriving for some time now. I have a mint pot on my patio that started to get bushy a few months ago, in fact. Mint grows quickly and proliferates, and doesn’t need hot, dry conditions to thrive. Ergo, it does well in the wet spring weather, and by early … Read more »

Tomato and Habanero Caesar Cocktail

If you live stateside, the Caesar cocktail might be new to you. But little do you know, our Canadian neighbors have been keeping the absolute best brunch cocktail from us. Rude, I know.

Similar to a bloody mary, instead of tomato juice, a Caesar cocktail is made with Clamato, tomato juice infused with clam broth and spices. It might sound odd, but it adds a delicious briny, umami flavor.… Read more »