Recipes

Heart Health Tip: Cook Your Own Beans (Recipe)

December 15th, 2015

  Beans of all kinds are a heart-healthy addition to your diet. They’re loaded with protein, dietary fiber, minerals and vitamins—all beneficial to the heart and entire body. They’re so healthy, in fact, that the British Journal of Nutrition said that beans “have acquired the status of staple food for ...

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Deliciously Simple Date-Almond-Oat Bites (Recipe)

February 25th, 2015

  For a healthy and sweet on-the-go snack, reach for these date-almond-oat cakes. Loaded with arginine, iron, fiber, protein, magnesium and healthy fats, this recipe is easy to make and even easier to enjoy.

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Endothelial Health Pomegranate-Avocado Salsa

February 3rd, 2015

I love a good salsa, and I especially enjoy recipes full of heart-healthy ingredients. Loaded with healthy fats, potassium, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, magnesium and other nutrients, this Endothelial Health Pomegranate-Avocado Salsa is a heart-healthy spin on traditional tomato salsa.

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Heart-Healthy Pumpkin-Ginger Soup

January 26th, 2015

Warm up the winter months with this delicious, nutritious soup loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, fiber, potassium and a range of other nutrients. This recipe makes a big batch, so do the work once and enjoy it for days to come—or freeze some and enjoy it again ...

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7 Healthy Food Prep Time Savers (Guest Post)

December 11th, 2014

Written by: Nique Callantine This guest post comes from Nique Callantine, a personal health, wellness and fitness coach and an Independent Herbalife member. Eating healthy food can be a challenge when you’re busy (who isn’t?). And that’s true even when health is the major focus of your life and business, ...

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Heart-Healthy Side: Garlic, Zucchini and Tomato Sauté (Recipe)

December 1st, 2014

Garlic is an excellent food for supporting circulation and cardiovascular health. The bulb has wide-ranging benefits that include supporting healthy circulation and blood pressure, maintaining cholesterol levels already within a normal range, providing antioxidant protection, and enhancing immune system function. To work garlic into your daily diet, try this delicious ...

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5 Easy Heart-Healthy Recipe Tweaks

September 3rd, 2014

Making a complete diet overhaul can feel overwhelming, but it’s easy to make simple healthy recipe tweaks. There are substitutions or additions you can try that take almost no time, have little affect on taste, and yet can have a positive impact on the health of your heart. Here are ...

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Heart-Healthy Kale Walnut Pesto

July 17th, 2014

If you love Italian food like I do, chances are you like pesto. Typical pesto is made with basil and pine nuts, but I like to use superfoods like kale and walnuts to add a boost of nutrients. Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet and is ...

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Kale Walnut Pesto Pasta with Salmon

July 17th, 2014

The American Heart Association recommends eating fatty fish like salmon twice per week for the Omega-3 benefits. I enjoying pairing my salmon with whole wheat pasta tossed with a delicious kale walnut pesto sauce and spinach. This is a healthy, satisfying lunch or dinner that also works great as a ...

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7 Heart-Healthy Food Substitutes

July 14th, 2014

Many of the foods in a standard American diet simply aren’t good for the heart. Instead of opting for a nutrient-poor food choice, why not reach for foods that taste just as good—or better—and are also good for you? Better yet, why not make choices that directly benefit the heart? ...

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