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12 02, 2017

Add More Flavor and Variety to Meatless Meals

By |2019-06-26T13:52:30-04:00February 12th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|3 Comments

I'll probably make a beef filet with lobster tails for cozy Valentine's day dinner at home. But I also like to include a meatless meal once a week. Whether it's pasta with beans or a vegetable rice dish, vegetarian meals aren't just for vegetarians. You don't have to "go [...]

14 02, 2013

Heart Healthy Snacks

By |2013-02-14T09:00:08-04:00February 14th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

freedigitalphotos.net It's Heart Month, and it's a good idea to gradually add more heart-healthy foods to your overall diet. One strategy is to choose well at snack time! Of course tried and true "health foods" like fresh fruits and veggies are always a great snack to [...]

1 02, 2013

The Facts About Heart Healthy Diets

By |2013-02-01T09:00:56-04:00February 1st, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease|0 Comments

February is Heart Month, so this month, I'll mix in some tidbits about heart health this month throughout my blog. Heart disease is related to a process called atherosclerosis - A fancy word describing the condition of the arteries when plaque builds up in artery walls. This build-up [...]