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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

How to Eat a Healthy Lunch on a Budget

As a Registered Dietitian, I always try to promote packing homemade lunches to bring to work, but let’s be realistic that is not always feasible. We are all busy!

I challenged myself to spending <$6 on lunch a few times this week, to see how the price and the nutritional value matched up for healthy eating on the go. I was surprised by the outcome.… Read more »

Luvo Hack: Roasted Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Plus Greens

This Luvo hack boosts the nutrition factor and color of the already fabulous Roasted Cauliflower Mac & Cheese. We’ve added sautéed kale, onions, garlic and tomatoes to create a hearty family-friendly meal. Try it when you’re craving a comfort food classic but could also use some more green goodness in your life. It’s super fresh and super easy!… Read more »

What’s Your Spirit Pizza? (QUIZ)

Pizza is one of the world’s most perfect foods. Since the Italians introduced it to our continent, it’s taken on many different forms (all of which are equally delicious). If you’re a pizza connoisseur, you likely prefer a specific type of pie. Perhaps you don’t discriminate and love pizza in all its iterations. Take this quiz and see which pizza best encapsulates your personality… … Read more »

Luvo Hack: Grilled Romaine Hearts Stuffed with BBQ Chicken, Collard Greens and Grits

Picture it: you’re chilling at home and your friend stops by and you wish you had something fancy to dish up but all you have are a couple Luvo Chicken in BBQ Sauce entrées in the freezer and a head of romaine… what would you do? Make some wholesome and tasty lettuce wraps, that’s what! If you don’t have romaine, you can use a different kind of sturdy leaf, such as endive. Here’s how to do it:… Read more »

For the Love of Luvo & Baseball

It doesn’t get much better than watching your favorite baseball team, in a big stadium, on a cool summer night. But let’s face it, stadium food doesn’t typically hit a nutritional home run. While cracker-jacks, popcorn and beers are easy to find to enjoy the game – healthy
meal options that taste great are a lot harder to come by.… Read more »

The Healing Power of Bone Broth

So I’m chilling out with my favorite hipster the other day and I’m all “Let’s get some soup ‘cause it’s cold.”

He’s like, “Oh, there’s this new bone broth place down the street that all the cool kids are talking about.”

And I’m all, “Bone broth? The stuff my Oma used to make with leftover over chicken scraps and the vegetables my sister and I didn’t eat?”… Read more »

Brinner: Breakfast for Dinner

Literally meaning to break the fasting period that began the prior evening after dinner, breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, giving us the energy we need to get up and get going. Foods we associate with breakfast here in the west include eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, hashbrowns, and pancakes, usually served up with a side of juice and coffee. I think we can all agree that these breakfast foods are delicious, so why does it feel like you’re… Read more »