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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo


The Five Ways You Should Be Using Maple Syrup

A pancake or waffle isn’t complete without a perfect drizzle of pure maple syrup. But maple syrup is more than just a condiment for your breakfast food, it can be used in so many other delicious ways. Up for the maple challenge? Then how about giving these five ways to use maple syrup a try. … Read more »


Six Ways to Bling Out Your Guacamole

Guacamole. Is there a more perfect substance on this earth? I’m hard pressed to think of one. Creamy avocado….tart lime juice….herbaceous cilantro…crunchy onion….I’m getting hungry just thinking about it!… Read more »


Everything’s Better With This Almond and Coconut Butter

Move over peanut butter! There’s a new nutty spread in town, and it might just become your new favorite. Gabriel, The Artful Desperado, has worked his culinary sorcery once again by creating this wholesome yet decadent spread. You’re gonna want to put this stuff on everything… but Gabriel likes to serve it with stewed raspberries.… Read more »


7 Unusually Perfect Uses for Mustard

Mustard is my favorite condiment. A sandwich without it is just not right. But there’s more to mustard than simply serving as the ideal hot dog topping. Whole grain or straight yellow, its sharp vinegar taste and bright happy colour help complement a whole range of dishes and snacks. Here are just a few ways to use mustard that you may not have thought of, a few that deserve another look, and a couple surprising uses you might want to try.… Read more »


3 of the Healthiest Salad Dressings You’ll Ever Eat

I decided to fully embrace the dietitian in me for this article and recommend dressing your vegetable salads with…vegetables. Plenty of us are still falling short of reaching the recommended 2 ½ cup equivalents of veggies per day. Salads are a great way to work towards that goal, but unfortunately, many commercial salad dressings are laden with calories, yet lacking any significant nutritional benefit. The solution? Flavorful, … Read more »


The Best Condiments You’ve Never Heard Of

Let’s not kid ourselves: condiments make the food world go ’round. Yes, the main gets top billing and the most prominent position on your plate, but the saucy side piece is often what provides the complementary flavors that make everything come together. It’s always worth it… Read more »