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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

The Complete Guide to Unicorn Food

Surely you heard about the Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks, which was released in April to much fanfare. It created quite a bit of chatter online, largely for its bold, bright colors. But Starbucks did not invent the unicorn food. Far from it, in fact. The trend has been percolating online for some time. We dive into the details.… Read more »

8 Drinks For Fall That Aren’t Pumpkin Spiced

It’s become a cliché now that fall should be renamed pumpkin spice season. And why not? The stuff is tasty and everywhere. Personally, I’m not concerned about how to avoid pumpkin spiced beverages, instead I’m interested in considering what other warming options are out there. Trust me, folks, there are many.… Read more »

Other Uses for Peanut Butter

(That Aren’t Sandwich Related)

Peanut butter is a condiment of many talents and shouldn’t be recognized merely for its ability to complement jam in a sandwich. And then we have the classic peanut butter cookie. Both of these peanut butter roles will no doubt have a special place in our hearts for all eternity (or not, if you’re one of those weirdos who doesn’t like PB). But peanut butter has numerous other virtues and is quite versatile in the kitchen. Here are a few ideas to get you started:… Read more »

4 Tips for the Perfect Smoothie

Smoothies have to be the top food of the current century, right? I mean, think about it: They are ideally suited for how we live today. They’re portable, matching our need to eat on the go because of our oft-rushed lifestyles, and they are infinitely customizable, reflecting our desire to tailor our lives to our precise tastes. Just a quick google will give you almost 50 million hits about smoothies. So with all that information, and infinite combinatory options, where do you start for creating the perfect one?… Read more »

Non-Powder Protein Smoothies

Our bodies need protein. Along with fat and carbohydrates, it’s one of the major macronutrients we need to function. Lately it seems that everyone is pro-protein, from athletes to average Joes, citing protein’s ability to do just about anything. Experts say you should get between 10% and 35% of your daily calories from protein. So how do you make sure you’re getting enough?… Read more »