Heart Healthy Recipes

This week we wanted to provide you with heart healthy recipes that incorporate a bunch of the foods we have been talking about in our other blogs this month.  They are simple and easy to follow.  Please try these recipes out and let us know what you think. Greek Breakfast Sandwich Ingredients: handful of fresh…

Best Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

Your heart health is vitally important for your longevity!  The most important thing to remember is that maintaining good heart health is just as important when you are younger as it is when you are getting older. The name of the game is minimizing damage throughout your life instead of trying to reverse damage when…

The Low Down on Cholesterol

Cholesterol has received a bad reputation over the last few decades.  The truth is that cholesterol is needed for many of our bodily functions.  These functions are essential for your health. Cholesterol is needed to: Produce certain hormones Build the structure of every cell wall Assist in the process of digestion and absorption As a…

Mediterranean Holiday Dinner

This holiday season we are challenging you to switch up your usual meals!  This blog post has the recipes for a delicious Mediterranean holiday themed meal that packed with healthy fats, citrus and herbs. Bon Appetit.   Appetizer: Mediterranean Baked Brie Ingredients: 3 tbsp fig jam or honey, divided 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup dried…

Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are a quick and healthy way to have a nutritious breakfast ready for you first thing in the morning! This is a basic recipe that you can expand upon to make any variation of your choosing. Let’s talk about oats! Oats are a gluten-free, high fiber, whole grain food, best known for being heart healthy….

Phytonutrients

Consume the rainbow!* Phytonutrients are natural components of plant foods with health-promoting qualities.  When consumed, they can help protect against chronic diseases. Though not essential nutrients, they can provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. They can act to boost the immune system, protect against cancer, provide detoxification, regulate estrogen metabolism and repair damage from toxin exposure,…