BY STEFANIE V.
Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? On the trails, snow is glistening.
Thanksgiving is over, but the holiday eat-everything-in-sight-because-hey-it’s-only-once-a-year extravagansa continues!
By the time you’re done running off the calories you consumed, the next party already will be around the corner. And, if you’re like me, you’re thinking about what side you can bring to the table that won’t leave you a sluggish heap halfway through the celebration.
The American Heart Association recently released its list of heart-healthy, seasonal foods that will bring some flair to your next holiday meal.
“Half of a meal should comprise fruits and vegetables that consist of a variety of colors,” said Vilma Andari, president and founder of NutraHealthFood and a spokeswoman for the American Heart Association in a statement. “The other two quarters should be whole grains and healthy proteins.”
Some of this might seem like common sense to someone who memorized the food pyramid growing up or to a runner that doesn’t want a bad case of bubble gut during at his/her next race. So, I browsed the web for some easy, heart-healthy recipes you could use to wow your family and friends. Click through the photos to see Recommended Recipes. Click on the recipe’s name to be taken to it! Also, feel free to comment with your favorite dishes!
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