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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Ah road trips. Nothing screams “summer” and “freedom” like a car full of friends and family and the open road ahead. Road trips are often synonymous with eating, so that car is also probably full of food. What is it about being in a car that makes you want to eat lots and lots of snacks? Whether it’s food you bring along, or… Read more »

Sick Day Nutrition Essentials

When a cold or the flu knocks, your first instinct probably isn’t to reach for (or prepare!) a full meal. And that’s okay! For most people, appetite tends to wane when fighting illness. However, it’s important to fuel the body with fluids and nutritious foods to speed healing, give the immune system a reboot, and get back on your feet … Read more »

Luvo Hack: Roasted Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Plus Greens

This Luvo hack boosts the nutrition factor and color of the already fabulous Roasted Cauliflower Mac & Cheese. We’ve added sautéed kale, onions, garlic and tomatoes to create a hearty family-friendly meal. Try it when you’re craving a comfort food classic but could also use some more green goodness in your life. It’s super fresh and super easy!… Read more »

7 Simple Cooking Hacks for Better Health

I would be doing everyone a disservice if I claimed that cooking healthy at home is a zero work, ultra convenient commitment. The truth is, it often involves extra time, shifts in lifelong behaviors, and breaking out of comfort zones. But, that’s okay. Accepting that investing in your health isn’t always easy and comfortable is the first step … Read more »

Healthier Barbecue Sauces for Summer Grilling

It’s time to fire up the grill! As the long, lazy days of summer approach, there’s nothing better than cooking dinner outside on the grill with a cool beverage in hand. Looking for a healthier swap for that store bought barbecue sauce, which is usually loaded with so much sugar that it camouflages … Read more »

9 Homemade Hummus Recipes Without Chickpeas

Traditional hummus is a simple mix of chickpeas, tahini (sesame paste), olive oil, garlic and lemon juice. The resulting blend provides a hefty dose of plant-based protein, fiber and healthy fat. It’s the perfect dip for raw veggies such as peppers or carrots and crunchy pita chips, or you can use it as a … Read more »