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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 »

8 of the Healthiest Herbs & Spices

Herbs and spices are key components of a healthy kitchen. Not only do they add flavor (and allow you to cut down on salt and sugar), but many herbs and spices boost impressive health benefits. Here are eight of the healthiest herbs and spices … Read more »

Poultry 101: Going Beyond Chicken

When we think “poultry” we think chicken, right? Maybe twice a year we talk turkey, and if we’re at a restaurant, we may detect duck on the menu. Indeed, other parts of the world eat different kinds of poultry than we are used to in North America. And for good reason. There are many kinds that are lean, … Read more »

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Lunchtime Salad

I can’t tell you how many times people say to me, “I am so bored with salad, I can’t eat it for lunch anymore!” If your idea of a salad is lettuce, tomatoes and grilled chicken, read on for six simple and nutritious ways to upgrade your lunchtime salad.… Read more »

Luvo Hack: Natalie’s Hawaiian Un-fried Rice Planted™ Tuna Poke Bowl

Crispy sautéed kale. Crunchy, peppery arugula. Tangy, smooth avocado cream drizzled on top. It’s not hard to see why this Luvo hack has become a signature dish around our house. Tons of fiber and tons of flavor are always good in my books. Make yourself a hearty bowl of this and see for yourself why it’s in my regular rotation.… Read more »

Try These 25 Plant-Based Protein Recipes

Chances are, you’re eating enough protein. The typical American diet is high in protein, and most adults get ample amounts. While you may be meeting your protein goals, one thing you’re probably are lacking? Plant-based protein. Even die-hard carnivores can benefit from eating more plant-based protein. The plants highest in… Read more »

What the Heck is Couscous?

While most people think of couscous as part of the grain family, it is technically a teeny tiny pasta made with semolina wheat. It’s a staple in North African cuisine, often served with a hearty stew spooned on top. Because of its small grain it cooks very quickly, making it an almost … Read more »