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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

9 Healthier Post Breakup Foods

Few have made it to adulthood without experiencing the four stages of grief from a breakup firsthand. First, there’s denial. This is the stage when you show up at their house for the date you had planned a week earlier, presuming the “I think we need a break” was metaphorical. Then comes anger. Avoid the slightly-more-than-one glass (bottle) of wine and … Read more »

Crazy Chocolate Bars from Around the World

Raise your hand if this has happened to you: You’re at a train station in a foreign country. You’re hungry, a little overheated and jet lagged. You head to the convenience stand to pick up a snack or two and are greeted by a glorious spread… 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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13 Sweet Cherry Recipes

Did your first encounter with a cherry go something like this? You were kid and at a wedding or out to dinner and your parents ordered you a Shirley Temple. Of course you didn’t know what that was, but you were super excited to see that it included what looked like a bright red, sweet cherry skewered with a plastic toothpick and placed elegantly inside your big kid glass. “Wow!” you thought, “cherries … Read more »

A Dietitian’s 7 Favorite Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about what sweet treat you’ll be whipping up for your significant other. I’m a serious sweets lover, and I need chocolate on most days of the year, but especially on Valentine’s day. And let’s be honest, dessert is pretty much a must at any Valentine’s… Read more »

7 Pies from Around the World

Happy National Pie Day! Today is the day to celebrate all things pie, as opposed to Pi Day, in March, which celebrates the mathematical constant, which is celebrated in March. Although to be fair, we break out pie that day too.… Read more »

“Caramel” Apple Date Power Bites

Mmmmm caramel apples. The classic fall treat. Covered in a sweet sweet coating of refined sugar. Not to be a party pooper… there’s a time and a place for sweet treats, which is why our resident recipe genius The Artful Desperado has created an even better option. Sweetened with dates and fruit and packed with … Read more »