lentil chili

March 17th, 2015

Lentil Chili

Serves 8 – This simple vegetarian chili recipe uses lentils instead of beans. Brown lentils work best as they will hold their shape even when tender…

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grocery shopping tips

March 16th, 2015

Healthy Tip: Grocery Shopping Tips

Plan a menu. Plan for a week of heart healthy meals and then make your grocery store list. Be fully charged. Shop after you’ve eaten.…

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recipes tortilla soup

March 15th, 2015

Spicy Tortilla Soup with Black Beans

Serves 8 – This simple, spicy soup is great for parties. Create a build-your-own soup bar with avocado, cashew sour cream, chopped lettuce, red onion and…

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a can of soda

March 14th, 2015

Healthy Tip: A 12 oz Soda Can

A 12 oz soda can has 40 grams of carbohydrates, the same amount in 10 teaspoons of sugar.

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summer harvest ratatouille

March 12th, 2015

Summer Harvest Ratatouille

Serves 10 – Ratatouille, a traditional French vegetable dish of eggplant, bell peppers, onions, summer squash and tomatoes, is an ideal side dish to serve with…

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a serving of protein

March 10th, 2015

Healthy Tip: A Serving of Protein

A serving of protein (3 ounces of meat) looks like a deck of cards. A serving size can also be: 1 egg, 1/2 cup of…

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spicty vegetable potato curry

March 8th, 2015

Spicy Vegetable and Potato Curry

Serves 6 – Potatoes, green beans and tomatoes accompany eggplant in this satisfying meatless curry. Serve it with brown basmati rice and a cooling dessert of…

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March 6th, 2015

Healthy Tip: Smokers Are 2 to 6 Times More Likely to Suffer a Heart Attack

Smokers are 2 to 6 times more likely to suffer a heart attack vs. non-smokers.

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butternut squash and kale salad

March 5th, 2015

Butternut Squash and Kale Salad

Serves 8 – This delicious vegetable dish is good eating at its best. It’s both flavorful and packed with nutrition. Excellent as a leftover (it keeps…

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3 things to do

March 4th, 2015

Healthy Tip: 3 Things to Do for 30 Minutes of Physical Activity

Take a walk around the block. Dance to three of your favorite songs. Go for a bike ride. When doing aerobic activity, do it for…

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