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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

What Fruits and Vegetables are In Season in May?

The freshness of spring is well upon us now, and just around the corner summer is peaking above the horizon. That, of course, means that fresh fruits and vegetables are gathering nutrients from the soil and sun and will soon be on our plates, if they aren’t already. In fact, many are ready. Here are just a few of the fresh items that may be available… Read more »

What Fruits and Vegetables are In Season in April?

April, the season when we really start to believe that spring and summer are actual seasons that might happen. Of course, skiers and skaters and curlers and mountain people and other cold-weather fans aren’t so sorry to see winter melt away, but who isn’t a fan of fresh veggies? To help you warm up to spring, there are lots of fresh and tasty fruits and vegetables popping up at markets near you. … Read more »

What Fruits and Vegetables are In Season in March?

It’s March, which means spring is just around the corner. Soon we’ll be skipping stones on ponds and play baseball and taking our short sleeves out of storage. But you don’t have to wait for all the good stuff. There are lots of fresh fruits and vegetables you might be able to enjoy right here and now.

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What Fruits and Vegetables are In Season in February?

Brrrr! It’s chilly out there! But the days are getting longer, the afternoons brighter, and the opportunities to play in the winter wonderlands that surround us are plentiful, no matter where you live. From skating to skiing to shovelling to outdoor spas, there’s no end to the fun. There also a surprising number of fresh fruits and vegetables in season to fuel your escapades.… Read more »

DIY Energy Gel Recipe

Being a registered dietitian, I always knew nutrition was important for exercise performance. But last year, when I ran two half marathons after starting the year barely able to run a mile, I learned from experience how our body needs high quality fuel to function at it’s best.… Read more »

Kale and Serrano Chili Fondue with Crispy Tempeh Dipping Cubes

Whoever invented the practice of dipping stuff into hot melty cheese was a genius… I suspect it may have been someone who just came in from a long day on the ski hill and needed something both warming and satisfying. At least, that’s how my family does it! When we have fondue, I like to add … Read more »