For those of you on the 40 years + side...ever notice that articles on “boosting heart health” become a little more interesting as you get closer to (or beyond) fifty?
Two “must do” heart healthy habits featured in the articles are exercise and eating well. When it comes to eating well, one of the best things you can do for your heart is to eat a balanced diet, filled with vegetables and fruit.
For the most part, I’m a fan of eating whole veggies and fruit versus drinking your produce. Whole food is more satiating than the liquid version and you can drink a lot of calories pretty quickly if you go for the biggie-size cup.
Having said that, smoothies can be a fantastic way to jam a whole lot of goodness into one cup!
Take this Blueberry Blast Smoothie for example:
It’s packed with whole foods that provide nutrients that promote immune system healt...
The creamy Greek yogurt, chocolate-y goodness and hint of almond create a super scrumptious flavour combination that will have you wishing that double dipping wasn’t a faux pas. Serve with clementines, apple slices, bananas, strawberries, blackberries, pineapple – whatever fruit you love!