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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

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 »

How To Make Healthy Edible DIY Holiday Gifts

Looking for fun, budget-friendly holiday gift ideas? Look no further than these edible DIY gifts. I love giving and receiving food gifts. They’re a thoughtful and unique way to spread some holiday cheer. Not only do they taste amazing, but they look pretty too.

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Vegan Eggnog Recipe

There’s nothing quite like the flavors and scents of the holidays. Cinnamon and pine infusing the house. Warm, gooey, straight of out of oven cookies from a marathon holiday baking session. The smell of the first snow. A glass of sweet, creamy, spice-flecked eggnog by the crackling fire.… Read more »

Make Chicken Soup Stock in your Slow Cooker

When fall and winter roll around, I love to spend all day Sunday in the kitchen preparing meals and dishes while watching football games on TV. That’s when I prepare food for the whole week—from recipes that require hours of stove or oven time.… Read more »