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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Non-Kitchen Tools to Use in the Kitchen

Kitchen space, unlike outer space, is finite. We only have so many drawers and cupboards to store our stuff. That’s why single-use utensils are annoying to so many people: we just don’t have room to store tools that are only good for one thing. That’s what makes these non-kitchen tools so great: they are handy in the kitchen, but stored somewhere else! More of these, please.… Read more »

Poultry 101: Going Beyond Chicken

When we think “poultry” we think chicken, right? Maybe twice a year we talk turkey, and if we’re at a restaurant, we may detect duck on the menu. Indeed, other parts of the world eat different kinds of poultry than we are used to in North America. And for good reason. There are many kinds that are lean, … Read more »

Crazy Chocolate Bars from Around the World

Raise your hand if this has happened to you: You’re at a train station in a foreign country. You’re hungry, a little overheated and jet lagged. You head to the convenience stand to pick up a snack or two and are greeted by a glorious spread… Read more »

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Lunchtime Salad

I can’t tell you how many times people say to me, “I am so bored with salad, I can’t eat it for lunch anymore!” If your idea of a salad is lettuce, tomatoes and grilled chicken, read on for six simple and nutritious ways to upgrade your lunchtime salad.… Read more »

Why Eating Outdoors is Better for You

Eating lunch in the office may seem like the easiest move, especially in the midst of a busy workday. But a quick break, especially if you can get outdoors to eat, can do wonders for your concentration, stress levels, and creativity.… Read more »

How to Make a Vegan Diet Healthier

People cut meat out of their diets for many different reasons, including concerns for animal welfare, health and the environment. As a registered dietitian, I definitely believe moving your diet closer to the plant-based spectrum is one of the best changes you can make to improve health! That said, while a vegan diet, which … Read more »