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Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection and Me

I never met a microphone I didn’t like, and the microphone, stage, and crowd last Saturday at the Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection fashion show did not disappoint. I got to wear a designed-for-me gown by Thom Navarro, get made beautiful by Lili Salon Spa hair and makeup artists, and be adorned with gems by Realia by […]

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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 […]

Get connected to heart disease information and resources

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 […]

Women and Heart Disease

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Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection and Me

I never met a microphone I didn't like, and the microphone, stage, and … [Read More...]

Get connected to heart disease information and resources

Get Connected: Find Heart Disease Information and Support

This February I shared nine ways you can Go Red during American Heart … [Read More...]

Get checked for your risk factors for heart disease

Get Checked: Women’s Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Earlier this month I shared nine ways you can Go Red during American … [Read More...]

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

This year I am serving as a national spokeswoman for Go Red for Women, … [Read More...]

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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

This is my advice for making the most of American Heart Month. I hope … [Read More...]

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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...]

Eating Heart Healthy

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Kale Red Pepper Pesto

This is a new recipe, modified from one I found on the very cool blog … [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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Goat Cheese Pappardelle

This pasta will cure whatever ails you. 12 ounces pappardelle or … [Read More...]

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Kale Puttanesca

Spicy, saucy, and bold, just like puttanesca should be. I first tried … [Read More...]

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White Bean Dip

I've been making this recipe for years. It is creamy, yummy, and … [Read More...]

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Fish Tacos

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

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Mushroom and Wine Sauce

Best over papparadelle, fettucini, or rigatoni, this sauce recipe is … [Read More...]

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Start Today

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