Olive Leaf

A Delicious Way to Boost Your Heart Health

…Asparagus and Tomatoes * 1 Tbsp. olive oil * 3 cloves garlic, chopped * 4 oz. asparagus, cleaned and cut into 1/2-inch pieces * ½ cup cherry tomatoes * 4 oz. spelt pasta, cooked according to package directions * 6 basil leaves, slivered * Parmesan cheese Heat olive oil over medium heat in a medium frying…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Simple Salad Caprese

…fresh basil leaves * 2 ounces light mozzarella cheese cut into 10 small pieces * 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar * 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil * Dash freshly ground black pepper Layer the tomato slices, basil leaves, and mozzarella pieces on two plates. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar and olive oil evenly…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…extra virgin olive oil * Celtic sea salt and ground black pepper to taste * Organic butter * Cilantro or parsley to garnish 1. Wash Brussels sprouts, remove outer leaves and stems, and cut in half from top to bottom. 2. Sauté a clove of chopped garlic in 3-4 Tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) for…

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Rosemary to the Rescue

…Sinatra’s Web site. Lamb a la Rosemary * one organic New Zealand rack of lamb * 1-2 tablespoons of grapeseed (preferred) or extra virgin olive oil * leaves from a 3-4 inch sprig of fresh rosemary, finely chopped ( or1/2 tsp dried rosemary) Combine oil and rosemary and rub lamb on both sides. Place…

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In a Healthy Heart Diet Beware of Hidden Salt

…virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 medium onions, diced 2 lbs. fresh plum or cherry tomatoes (preferably organic) 2 Tbsp. red or white wine 1 Tbsp. chopped basil 1 tsp. fresh oregano leaves, crushed Celtic sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Directions: Pour the olive oil into…

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The Heart-Brain Connection

When you look at your anatomy, the largest vessel to emerge from the left ventricle is your aorta. And right after it leaves the heart and feeds its own circulatory tree, the aorta has two major arteries—the carotids, which branch off to the head and shoot blood directly to the brain FIRST. That's…

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