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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

35 Cool Cucumber Recipes

While cucumbers are a familiar sight in the produce section they are notoriously overlooked in favor of other vegetables. The long, dark green, smooth-skin variety are the most familiar, however cucumbers can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and colors. You can find white or yellow cucumbers with smooth and thin or thick and rough skin. Cucumbers are grown around the world and are typically… Read more »

How Do You Like Your Eggs? (QUIZ)

Do you always order your eggs the same way when you go out for brunch? Maybe it’s time to eggspand your horizons (sorry not sorry)? Take this quiz to find out which kind of eggs should be on your plate next!… Read more »

Grocery Nutrition Myths Busted

We love dispelling rumors, especially when it comes to food and nutrition. We’re cutting through the “noise” to give you the truth about the multitude of myths floating around in the media and likely at your gym or juice bar. Leaving no rock unturned, we’re tackling everything from should you wash that already washed bagged lettuce to is that cup of java in the morning setting you up for serious dehydration?… Read more »

Your Guide to the Healthiest Purple Foods

Purple food is one of the hottest health food trends of 2017. But you don’t need a bottle of food dye to enjoy this trend. There’s tons of naturally purple foods, rich in the antioxidant anthocyanin, which gives food it’s purple hue. Anthocyanins have been studied for everything from cancer protection to cognitive function to cardiovascular health. … Read more »

A Millennial’s Guide to Restaurant Etiquette

Life is just a series of awkward social scenarios separated by nighttime and loneliness. Okay, that may be a bit harsh, but stressful questions of social norms do seem to confront us at every turn. The notion is the entire basis for Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm and a million other movies and TV shows. And these incidents often arise at … Read more »

Your Guide to Healthy Cheese

If it were up to me, all dinners would start with cheese. Give me a plate filled with cheese, crackers, raw veggies and hummus (and a glass of wine), and I’m happy. Yet many people, most of my clients included, believe that cheese is unhealthy and shouldn’t be eaten – especially if they are trying to lose weight. So what is the deal, should you be … Read more »

What Fruits and Vegetables are In Season in June?

Wow, what’s that orange thing up in the sky? Is it the sun? Sure is! Spring is in full swing, and summer’s just a few weeks away. Which means more and more fresh fruits and veggies are hitting baskets and boxes all over the northern hemisphere. Maybe there are even a few flourishing in your garden. Whatever your source, keep your eyes open for some of these, for salads, side dishes and mains.… Read more »