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The Vegan Experiment: Beth’s Pineapple Fried Rice

During the month of January, my brother Mike’s family decided to try eating vegan and I asked if I could share some about their experiment and their favorite recipes. It was so fun to share the perspective of their kids – Oliver, 10, Natalie, 8, Jenna, 7, and Lauren, 4 — but we didn’t want to leave […]

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Get Up: Sitting All Day is Bad for Your Heart

This February I shared nine ways you can Go Red during American Heart Month (and beyond) to make a difference for yourself and others. This series will provide more information and resources on each of them. Today’s post: Get up. I would never start smoking, so why would I start sitting? This post is republished from […]

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Get Connected: Find Heart Disease Information and Support

This February I shared nine ways you can Go Red during American Heart Month (and beyond) to make a difference for yourself and others. This series will provide more information and resources on each of them. Today’s post: Get connected. I started this blog just a few days after getting home from the hospital after my […]

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The Vegan Experiment: Lauren’s Pesto Pasta with White Beans

During the month of January, my brother Mike’s family decided to try eating vegan and I asked if I could share some about their experiment and their favorite recipes. I’m really excited to report on their month from the perspective of the kids — Oliver, 10, Natalie, 8, Jenna, 7, and Lauren, 4. Today’s reporter: Lauren Name: Lauren […]

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Get connected to heart disease information and resources

Get Connected: Find Heart Disease Information and Support

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Get Checked: Women’s Risk Factors for Heart Disease

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Go Red Day 2015

Everyone Goes Red for Wear Red Day 2015!

Wear Red Day gets bigger and better every year! Thank you to everyone … [Read More...]

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My post on Huffington Post: We all fit the profile

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National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 6

This Friday is National Wear Red Day! Will you wear red with me? It's … [Read More...]

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How to Go Red in 2015

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Anything you can do I can do better . . .

When I was a kid I loved the playground taunt "anything boys can do … [Read More...]

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Raise your voice

I like this new Go Red for Women video, because it is something we can … [Read More...]

Eating Heart Healthy

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Fish Tacos

Assemble-your-own meals always mean everyone's happy and I'm … [Read More...]

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Asian Noodle Soup

This is another Real Simple gem. It is indeed simple, fast, and tasty. … [Read More...]

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Turkey Meatball Marinara

This is from Ellie Krieger's book "The Food You Crave," and also found … [Read More...]

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Start Today

Did you know today is National Start Eating Healthy Day? I didn't … [Read More...]

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Bread

This is my first attempt at a yeast dough and I have Sunny Side Up in … [Read More...]

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EmpowerMEnt Challenge Week 3: Skip the salt

This week's EmpowerMEnt Challenge is a little bit harder that last … [Read More...]

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Pumpkin Bread

Adapted from 100 Days of Real Food Ooo this one is so good! It has … [Read More...]

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EmpowerMEnt Challenge Week 2: Rethink your drink

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