Category Archives: Heart Health

5 Healthy Cook-Out Tips (+ decadent grilled dessert recipes)

Can you believe it’s August already? As usually, the summer is flying by. There’s only one more month (yikes!) before the official end to summer. What have you been up to this summer? I’ve been spending time outdoors hiking in … Continue reading

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9 foods that lower cholesterol and decrease inflammation (+ must try recipe)

The key component of a diet to lower cholesterol is a plant-rich eating plan. Include plenty of whole fruits and vegetables, unrefined whole grains, and protein mostly from plants. Aim for at least 75% plants and no more than 25% … Continue reading

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Recipe for Spaghetti Squash: It’s Good For Your Heart!

Here’s a bit about my family history. Perhaps you can relate. I have a strong history of heart disease in my immediate family. My dad had high blood pressure much of his adult life and passed away from a stroke … Continue reading

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Anti-inflammatory Meal Plans Made Easy

BIG NEWS! I’m so excited to announce that I have partnered with Gathered Table to bring you healthy meal plans with quick, easy, and delicious recipes. Many of you have been asking me about this for quite a while now … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Mindful Eating

In two days from now, it will be Thanksgiving. Do you have a plan for eating? Will you count up your calories and attempt to stick to your diet; or will you throw caution to the wind and stuff yourself … Continue reading

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Health benefits of pumpkin (+ Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin recipe)

It’s that time of year when we become obsessed with pumpkin – pumpkin lattes, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin pancakes. And why not? Pumpkin is both savory and sweet making it the perfect addition for many recipes; and it’s very healthy. Five … Continue reading

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Want to see what I ate for breakfast? (+ a berry good recipe)

Summer is berry season and I’m in heaven. I love berries – raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, all berries! This is one of my favorite breakfasts: almond butter on Ezekiel Bread toast topped with raspberries. Not only do berries taste incredibly … Continue reading

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But doesn’t yogurt have sugar? Yes – and no.

Prefer to listen? A question that I get regularly from my clients and follower is about yogurt. People want to know if it’s healthy to eat yogurt since it contains sugar. This is a really great question especially if you … Continue reading

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Good News about Chocolate

Are you a chocolate-lover? Click on the arrow or link below and listen in to hear all about the health benefits of chocolate. Thanks for listening today! Please post your comments or questions below. I’d love to know what’s on … Continue reading

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What Sugar and Fat Have in Common – and why you should care

Holiday indulgences can result in more than gaining a few extra pounds. Fatty sweet cookies, pies, and candy as well as excess calories and alcohol can lead to a spike in your triglycerides. Why should this concern you? It may … Continue reading

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