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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

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 »

Building a Balanced Bowl

The obsession with colorful, veggie-filled bowls is in full swing on all of my social media feeds, and unlike the 2014 trend of ‘everything you want to eat is in a mason jar now’, this trend is solely responsible for getting me back into the kitchen cooking more than just my daily Luvo meal.

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