September is Healthy Aging Month, so there's no better time to embrace nutrients (hello, EPA and DHA omega-3s!) that will help you age gracefully. Help your subjective age—the age that you feel, not that you are—get lower with just a few simple nutritious tweaks to your week. Then enjoy these 30 nutritious and heart-healthy omega-3 recipes!
Excited for Valentine's Day? Make a meal that's good for your heart health, and learn how to truly savor that glass of wine. And did we mention healthy dessert? I'm a big fan of Valentine's Day. My boyfriend and I usually stay in for the holiday (he cooks!), so I'm excited to eat whatever he creates. Whether you're staying in like us or going out — and celebrating with your significant other, friends, or by yourself — I have tips that will help you have a delicious, yet mindful holiday.
Looking for healthy dessert recipes? Sink your teeth into these gluten-free avocado chocolate brownies with prunes. These moist prune brownies are dairy free and use no butter! You'll love these chocolate prune brownies.
Looking for a sweet Valentine’s Day appetizer with no added sugar? This delicious crostini recipe is heart healthy and perfect for American Heart Month. Thanks to the folks at Welch’s for sponsoring this blog post. February is one of my favorite months. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and so is my anniversary with my boyfriend. (We had our first date four years ago, just after Valentine’s Day!) It’s also Heart Month.
This is how I eat for heart health. Looking for ways to help your ticker during American Heart Month? Use these tips to add a heart-healthy boost to your meals and snacks! Thanks to the folks at the CanolaInfo for sponsoring this blog post.
Here’s how to get your fix of good-for-your-heart EPA and DHA at upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah meals—and beyond! Thanks to the folks at the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED) for sponsoring this blog post. This is my favorite time of year, when the air turns crisp and the holidays are around the corner. While Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday, I really love any excuse to get friends and family together for a meal.
October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, so what better time to talk about how to get your fill of vegetarian sources of omega-3s! I’ve been an ovo-lacto vegetarian (meaning I eat eggs and dairy) for almost half my life, so this is a topic near and near to my heart—and diet.
Your body is constantly changing, but what about your lifestyle? If you haven't made many diet updates over the years, you could be falling short of your needs for anti-aging (and cholesterol-lowering) nutrients like antioxidants and fiber. I keep up by eating more fresh produce—cherries, pomegranate, and tomato are a few of my favorites! Wondering which foods you should be focusing on the most right now?
Running is a fantastic exercise for boosting cardiovascular strength, but it's not the only way to keep your heart healthy. I'm not a big runner myself, but years ago, I had the opportunity to train with my friends over at Runner's World. Here, I learned that the food we eat is just as important as physical activity. Luckily, some of my favorite recipes (like this Wild Blueberry Peanut Butter Smoothie) make the heart-healthy list! Wondering which foods you can add to your plate to protect your