Match Meals To Activity

How Much Did You Move Today? Sally Bee, who provides many of our favorite Heart Healthy recipes, had a great post today about matching your portion size to your activity level.  Great point! The more you move, the more fuel your body needs.  The less you move, the more extra calories will turn to fat.…

Vegetarian Po’Boy Recipe

Vegetarians Coming To Your House? We have several vegetarians in our family and it is often tough to come up with something new and interesting to serve.  This is a great recipe from Dish It Out with Tony Spatafora.  This video also features the stunning Colleen Foy – actress (and my former student – so…

What’s for Lunch?

Heart Healthy Lunch Ideas for Your Event! Recently a client asked for some recommendations for what to serve at a luncheon event.  As I compiled a list, I thought perhaps other event professionals might be interested in some suggestions as well!  (They are great for lunch or dinner at home too) Here you go: Salmon…

The Cure for Boring Food: Review of Sally Bee Cookbook

Mom! What is that heavenly smell?! Are you making another Sally Bee recipe? My daughter was right on both counts. I was making Sally Bee’s Healthy Spring Vegetable Risotto, and the aroma was incredible. This summer I cooked my way through Sally’s cookbook, The Secret Ingredient, and what a delight it was. I often tell…

Caribbean Fish Stew Recipe

  After a trip to the Islands, Clay was craving something tropical and healthy for dinner. Here’s a great treat! Caribbean Fish Stew 2 15 oz cans Diced Tomatoes (no salt added) 1 6 oz can Tomato Sauce (no salt added) 1 Cup Vegetable Stock 1/2 Can Coconut Milk 1 Red Onion – chopped 2…

Embrace Your Heart Blog Named to Top 100 Blogs!

We are very honored to be part of the Top 100 Health and Wellness Blogs for Athletes! You might enjoy some our fellow honorees: Eat Right, Stay Well Fitness and Health with Dr. Gabe Mirkin Healthy Recipe Doctor Skinny Gormet There are many more — these are just a few of my favorites. What an…

Spice it up!: Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy New Year Tip #6

Does eating healthy sound like eating bland to you? Heart healthy meals don’t need to be boring. Spice them up! I received a salt-free seasonings box from Penzeys Spices for Christmas, and our whole family is delighted! A chicken breast sprinkled with the Tuscan Sunset seasoning and broiled is delicious. Whole grain pasta, a splash…

Healthy Dinner Tip: Crock-pot Chicken Chili

Is your busy schedule getting in the way of healthy meals? Try this easy, and tasty, crock-pot creation: Crock-pot Chicken Chili Makes a big pot (8 or more servings ) Time to cook: 7 to 8 hours, plus 15 minutes 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs 2 (14 oz) cans no salt added diced tomatoes…

Fruit Smoothie: Quick Tip# 102

Check out this Quick Tip to eat better… Need a tip to eat better, move more or manage your stress? Wish Eliz would answer your question? Add a comment below and we’ll provide the tip! Eliz Greene is the Busy Woman’s Guide to a Health. Drawing on her experience surviving a massive heart attack while…