Maple Syrup

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The Health-Boosting Power of Pure Maple Syrup

…their own maple trees and shared quarts of their pure syrup with us. When I realized how much sap is boiled down to make just one quart of real maple syrup, I appreciate the labor of love it is for those who continue the arduous task. As a consequence, I snub all commercially made maple syrups. You can…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, bananas, peaches and kiwi are excellent options. Also, choose organic whenever possible. * DO Enjoy Real Maple Syrup in small amounts. * DO Use Coconut Spread which is a healthy alternative to butter and margarine. Personally, my favorite breakfast is gluten-free…

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Heart-Healthy Diets: 6 Surprising Foods to Avoid

…trust either and can potentially contribute to diabetes and cancer. If you have to feed a sweet tooth, opt for very small amounts of honey, pure maple syrup, or the natural sweetener Stevia. 5. Margarine: Margarine is generally made by hydrogenating liquid polyunsaturated oil, to create a spread that’s…

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6 Ways to Enjoy the Health Benefits of Apples

…oatmeal and add a sprinkle of cinnamon. Bake at 350°F until the apples soften (about 20 minutes). If you'd like, you can add a small drizzle of real maple syrup before eating. 6. Apple Yogurt Truffle: Peel and dice an apple and stir into plain yogurt. Top with a few raisins, and chopped walnuts or almonds…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…, season with sesame-ginger sauce. Heart Healthy Recipe #3: Boil butternut squash until tender, add dried unsweetened cranberries, a drizzle of maple syrup, and a hefty sprinkle of cinnamon. Heart Healthy Recipe #4: Boiled Yukon gold potatoes, add a sprinkle of frozen peas part way through cooking. Add…

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Cooking Healthy: Secrets for a Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Meal

…with cinnamon or apple pie spice, and chopped walnuts. Bake at 350°F for about 20 minutes, or until the apples are soft. Add a drizzle of pure maple syrup before eating and top with a dollop of unsweetened Greek yogurt. Now it's your turn: Do you have any favorite heart-healthy holiday dishes? You May…

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