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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…Thanksgiving Leftovers Both of these Thanksgiving leftover recipes are not only delicious, they are also heart-healthy. In the meatloaf recipe, the low-sodium V-8 juice is a great option for those with high blood pressure levels, while the oatmeal is a critical part of any cholesterol-lowering diet. In…

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Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Leftovers

…without resorting to boring old sandwiches. Both of these recipes are not only delicious, they are also heart-healthy. In the meatloaf recipe, the low-sodium V-8 juice is a great option for those with high blood pressure levels, while the oatmeal is a critical part of any cholesterol lowering diet. In…

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Heart Healthy Nutrition: Salad Nicoise Sinatra Style

…including this delicious salad. Salad Nicoise Sinatra Style Ingredients: * ½ cup canned, unsalted or low-sodium white beans, drained and rinsed * 6-oz. cooked fresh salmon or 1 (6-oz.) can low-sodium salmon (chunked to taste) * 1 large egg, boiled and sliced * ½ cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half * ½…

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Delicious Autumn Dessert

…pinto beans. Enjoy! Spice Cake (Makes 16 servings) * ¼ cup light olive oil * ½ cup honey * ½ cup molasses * 2 eggs * 1 (15 oz.) can unsalted or low-sodium pinto beans, rinsed, drained and slightly mashed * ¾ cup seedless raisins * 2 tsp. vanilla extract * 1 cup whole wheat flour * 2 tsp. baking powder…

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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks for Super Bowl Sunday

…tray—including antioxidant rich pepper strips, carrots, cucumbers, tomato slices, and more—with lemon poppy seed dip. 4. Taco dip, made with my low-sodium homemade Mexican seasoning mix. Prepare using low-fat ground turkey, and top with heart-healthy black beans, low-fat cheese, salsa, and diced tomatoes…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…broccoli, onions, and sliced mushrooms in olive oil, spray with butter, and sprinkle with parmesan cheese before serving. Or, season with a drizzle of low-sodium soy sauce and sesame seeds for an Oriental flavor. Or, for a third flavor combination, season with sesame-ginger sauce. Heart Healthy Recipe #3:…

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Get Your Grill On!

…favorite recipes. Grilled Chicken Teriyaki (Makes 2 servings) * 8 to 10 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast, split and pounded thin * 2 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce * 1 tsp. honey * 1 Tbsp. dry sherry * ½ cup unsweetened canned pineapple juice * 1 tsp. ginger, grated * 2 slices canned pineapple * 1…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: PAMM Diet Salad Recipes

…following a low-fat diet. Salad Niçoise, Dr. Sinatra-Style (Makes 2 servings) * ½ cup canned, unsalted or low sodium white beans, drained and rinsed * 6 oz. cooked wild salmon (or 6 oz. canned low sodium salmon) * 1 large egg, hard boiled and sliced * ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved * ½ cup cooked green beans…

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Yes! Broccoli Soup for You!

…garlic and curry, as well as DIM, which has been shown to help protect against breast cancer. Enjoy! Broccoli Soup (Makes 5 servings) * 5 cups low sodium chicken stock * 1 lb. fresh broccoli, chopped * 1 medium onion, chopped * 1 clove garlic, minced * 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice * 2 Tbsp…

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Eating Healthier By Avoiding These 10 Foods

…foods are loaded with sodium—in fact, a single dill pickle contains a whopping 1,400 mg! If you love pickles, check your health-food store for low sodium, or preferably no sodium, varieties. * High fructose corn syrup (HFCS). This insidious sugar contributes to a whole host of cardiovascular problems—come…

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Broccoli Soup Recipe for Eye Health

…recipe is chock full of the carotenoids you need to protect your eyes health and your heart. Enjoy! Broccoli Soup Recipe (Makes 5 servings) 5 cups low sodium chicken stock 1 lb. fresh broccoli, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tbsp. curry powder…

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Great Natto Recipe

…traditional Japanese way, so here you go: * Defrost one package of natto. * Mix together 1 raw organic egg (as fresh as possible), 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1/2 teaspoon mustard, and 1 finely chopped green onion. * Combine natto with sauce mixture and spoon over hot white…

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In a Healthy Heart Diet Beware of Hidden Salt

…let his story, and mine, be lessons for you as well to look out for hidden salt in your healthy heart diet. Plus, here's my revamped recipe for low sodium tomato sauce. Easy Italian Style Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. organic extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 medium onions…

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