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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

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Christine’s Favourite Cauliflower Recipe

Cauliflower is a wonderful vegetable that you can prepare in a plethora of delicious ways. It’s packed with vitamins and nutrients and it couldn’t be easier to incorporate it into your regular menu at home. If you’re ever not sure how to prepare cauliflower, simply break it up into florets, toss it in your favorite seasonings and roast it in the oven. Take this … Read more »

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Cantaloupe Recipe Round-Up

Summer time means melon time! During the warmest of the summer months, the grocery stores and farmers markets are literally exploding with melons. How lucky for us, as these round globes not only taste amazing, but also pack some serious nutrition. Picking a good melon is key to getting the satisfying sweetness they’re known for—and we’ve got some tips to make it easy for you. We’ve also got you covered on the recipe front with some “outside the box” ideas (cupcakes, … Read more »

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Six Heirloom Grains You Should Try Immediately

As local farmer’s markets have surged in popularity, so have heirloom fruits and vegetables, old varieties, grown from seeds usually passed down by families. These plants were prized for taste, not durability, like many modern varietals.

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to enjoy a juicy slice of heirloom tomato on your summer BLT or sink your teeth into a crisp, tart and sweet … Read more »

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How to Choose, Store, Serve and Drink Wine

Kicking back with a glass of wine after a long day is one of life’s many pleasures. Luckily for wine-lovers, studies have repeatedly linked moderate consumption of wine to lower risks of heart disease, depression, dementia, diabetes, and more. The key word here is moderation.… Read more »

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How to Perfectly Steam Veggies

Steaming vegetables is part art, part science. Do it too long and you risk soggy stems. Not long enough and they might be too crispy for your liking. The key is to know which vegetables are well-suited to steaming, figuring out how you like to eat them, and then mastering your technique to make the veggies appeal to your taste buds and texture preferences. Here’s a guide to help.… Read more »

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Guide to Pairing Herbs

If you know how to use them in your cooking, herbs can boost the gourmet-factor of your meals. They can make your food taste extra delicious without adding tons of extra fat, salt or calories. Not only that, herbs are very nutritious! For example, just two tablespoons of parsley gives you 150% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin K. Herbs are also packed with antioxidants. Oregano has twice the antioxidant content of blueberries!… Read more »

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The Best Red Wines

to pair with Luvo’s latest entrées

If you saw our post pairing Luvo entrees with white wines, you’ll know you’ve got many options for taste matching with cool crisp cups. Today we’re going to complete the circle by suggesting a few red wines you might want to try with our new meals. You probably saw this post coming, because you’re smart. … Read more »