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Top Heart Healthy Foods

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February is a time we all focus on one of the most important organs in our body: our hearts. To start off this Heart Health Month we’re giving you the best foods for your ticker. Since heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is a good list to keep in mind. 1. Kale This is the “it” green of the moment. I love to throw it in my smoothies in the morning as an easy way to get some more vegetables in my diet. But […]

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Heart Healthy Overnight Oatmeal

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Mornings are so rushed, I have no time to actually make breakfast. Usually, I scramble something quickly together as I’m putting on my last shoe and running out the door. What I’ve found, when I’m up to it, is setting something aside to grab and go works for my morning routine. To be honest, I’d rather be running behind with a breakfast packed than skip it all together. I love oatmeal because it is really good for for your heart and cholesterol. In an effort to make this even better for my ticker, I added in two ingredients: pomegranates and […]

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Everything Oatmeal Cookies

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Oatmeal cookies have always been a childhood memory of mine. My mom was the type of person to constantly be in the kitchen baking away and including me in all of the sweet goodness. Cookies seemed to be a treat that we would bake together every weekend. I can remember baking oatmeal cookies with my mom at least twice a month, so they shortly became a favorite of mine. Still to this day, the combination of oatmeal, brown sugar, and raisins baked into a cookie is absolutely delicious! As I grew older, I now bake on my own for my […]

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