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My Favorite Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe

…cranberries ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. ground, dried mustard powder Mix together cabbage, onions, and cranberries in large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, and seasonings in a small bowl. Pour over cabbage mixture…

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Heart Healthy Grilled Watermelon Salad

…balsamic vinegar 3/8 cup extra virgin olive oil Sprinkle of kosher or sea salt to taste A pinch to ¼ tsp fresh ground pepper to taste 2 cups mixed greens 1 cup crumbled ricotta, feta and/or goat cheese 1/8 cup lemon juice Lime or naval orange rind cut into sliver strips Directions: Pour vinegar into a…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Simple Salad Caprese

…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 over the two salads. Add a dash of freshly…

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Cranberry Slaw: A Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Dish

…cranberries ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. ground, dried mustard powder Mix together cabbage, onions, and cranberries in large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, and seasonings in a small bowl. Pour over cabbage mixture…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: White Bean Salad

…balsamic vinegar to taste First drain the beans and place in a pot with coarsely chopped onion and 2 garlic cloves. After bringing to a boil, simmer for 1-½ hours or until tender. Drain and reserve ¼ cup cooking liquid. Mix pepper, 1 minced garlic clove, oil, mustard, lemon juice, and vinegar together…

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Get Your Grill On!

…sodium chickpeas, drained and rinsed * 2 Tbsp. red onion, chopped * 2 tsp. fresh rosemary, chopped * 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil * 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar * 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped * 1 small tomato, diced * 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and chill for several…

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Cooking for Cancer

…top salads, fish, or chicken ¾ C water 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp agave nectar 2 TBSP extra-virgin olive oil ½ tsp sea salt 2 TBSP brown rice vinegar ½ ripe avocado 2 TBSP freshly squeezed lime juice ¼ C loosely packed chopped fresh basil * Combine all the ingredients in a blender or food processor…

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Heart-Healthy Secrets for Safe Grilling

…sure you remove all food particles on your grill so you avoid eating any burned skin or fat. * Choose Your Marinades Wisely: Marinades that contain vinegar or lemon juice help to speed up cooking and reduce the amount of time your meat spends on the grill. Plus, a marinade consisting of 10% plain soy sauce…

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Eating Avocado for Healthy Cholesterol

…slice a ripe, organic one in half and enjoy with sliced onion over a bed of green, leafy spinach with a drizzle of olive oil, and a pinch of balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and fresh ground pepper. Just remember, though, that avocado are high in calories (about 167 calories in a 3.5 ounce serving of the California…

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A Smart, Easy Summer Recipe that Doesn’t Turn Up the Heat

…Vidalia are my personal favorites). Then, add a clove of garlic finely chopped and season it with sea salt and olive oil drizzled to taste (but no vinegar).You can enjoy it by itself, or make it a complete meal by tossing it with two cups of fresh greens (arugula, green leafy lettuce, and kale) and if…

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6 Healthy Grilling Tips

…results in juices and fat falling on the flame creating flare-ups that can cause carcinogens to form. 4) Grilling Tip #4: Marinades that contain vinegar or lemon juice help to speed up cooking and reduce the amount of time your meat spends on the grill. Plus, a marinade consisting of 10% plain soy sauce…

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Spinach: A Sinatra Super Food and Apparent Crowd-Pleaser!

…for lettuce when making a salad. Kim P. takes the spinach salad up a notch by adding salmon (another one of my super foods) and a sash of balsamic vinegar. My wife loves garnishing a sandwich or pita pocket with fresh organic spinach. Try any number of the delicious-sounding (although probably not as…

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Soy Foods for Healthy Cholesterol

…the secret to tofu is marinade and spice. The easiest tofu recipe I know is to mix 2/3 cup tamari sauce, 2/3 cup olive oil, and 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar. Add 2-3 tablespoons of your favorite spice mix and blend well. Cut tofu block into five slices. Add to marinade and refrigerate (covered) for at least…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…combine ‎1 C. miso paste, 1 C. water, 1 C. olive oil, 1/2 C. chopped shallots or chives or green onions, 1 T. raw honey, and 1-1/2 T. apple cider vinegar. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Store in the fridge, and remember that a little goes a long way! * Vegetables high in beta…

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