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What is the New Nordic Diet? 00

What is the New Nordic Diet?

What is the New Nordic Diet?

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Research suggests that the New Nordic diet may have heart-healthy benefits – reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and fostering weight loss.  Each year, Christmas at my in-laws begins with risengrød (a Danish rice porridge made with rice, milk, and vanilla topped with cinnamon and a pat of butter) for breakfast followed by a small Scandinavian gift (think Swedish Dala Horse,...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking

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The right healthy kitchen appliances can help you get the job done right. With these tools on hand, you’ll be cooking a healthy meal in no time. You wouldn’t show up to work without the right equipment to get the job done and cooking in the kitchen isn’t any different. But your commitment to eating healthy doesn’t have to be another full-time job. The right healthy kitchen appliances...

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide 00

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

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Turn up the oven or go the no-bake route – this heart healthy dessert guide will keep you focused on wholesome and nutritious ingredients!   A heart-healthy diet is one that is low in trans and saturated fat, sodium and added sugar. But that doesn’t mean you need to say buh bye to dessert! You simply need to get creative with the ingredients you choose – think beyond...

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet 00

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

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This list of best low-sodium cookbooks features everyday recipes that are loaded with creative and satisfying salt-free flavor! One in three Americans have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. That’s 67 million individuals diagnosed each year. Furthermore, 30% of Americans have higher than normal blood pressure levels – known as pre-hypertension – putting them at a greater...

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You? 00

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

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The ketogenic diet is on the rise, but is it for you? Learn more about this high-fat, low-carb eating pattern including what to eat and what to avoid. The ketogenic (“keto”) diet has been getting a lot of attention among medical and nutrition communities and in the media – appearing in cookbooks, on podcasts, in magazines, and more. Customers at local coffee shops are trading...

Top 6 Mediterranean Cookbooks You Need 00

Top 6 Mediterranean Cookbooks You Need

Top 6 Mediterranean Cookbooks You Need

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New to the Mediterranean diet or looking for heart-healthy recipes, here is a list of my top 6 favorite Mediterranean cookbooks! Today I’m bringing you the best Mediterranean cookbooks – ones that you should definitely add to your healthy cookbook collection. I’ll be the first to admit – I’m one of the worst offenders when it comes to cookbook obsessions. I read...

What is the Mediterranean Diet? 00

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

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The Mediterranean diet reduces risk factors that can cause heart disease including high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, obesity & high blood pressure. We all know the Mediterranean diet to be a “heart-healthy diet”. But what exactly IS the Mediterranean diet? The first country that comes to mind when Americans think about the Mediterranean diet is Greece. We actually went to Greece...

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Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

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What you eat and drink matter when it comes to a healthy heart. Check out these antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your heart! Heart disease is the number 1 killer in America. What you eat and drink can make all the difference. In honor of American Heart Month this February, I’m sharing few antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your...

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy 00

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy

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Use these three simple, healthy kitchen tips to help you cook healthy and lose weight in your very own kitchen! You can get fit at the gym, but you lose weight in the kitchen. And a healthy body starts in the kitchen. But you don’t need a state-of-the-art dream kitchen to get there. These healthy kitchen tips will help you achieve a clean, well-organized and thoroughly stocked...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage

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Make sure those healthy leftovers don’t go to waste by using one of these must-have food storage containers for your kitchen! The way you store your food is just as important as the way you prepare it. Leftovers can be a lifesaver on a busy day and a freshly-packed healthy lunch can help your body and your wallet. But all of those hours you spend cooking and meal prepping can go to waste...

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Best Food Blogger Cookbooks

Best Food Blogger Cookbooks

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If you love healthy food bloggers as much as I do, you’ll love recipes from these best food blogger cookbooks of the year!  Whether you are looking for the perfect healthy gift idea or seeking healthy additions to your cookbook collection, I’ve identified the best healthy food blogger cookbooks from some of my all-time favorite bloggers this year (including a couple...

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide

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What’s in season for fall? Our fall produce guide and healthy fall recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons while you watch the autumn leaves turn. The crisp and colorful months of September, October and November are the perfect time to embrace dark leafy greens and sweet starchy fruits! Whether you are going apple picking, savoring the last days of the farmer’s markets, or...