Recipe: Roasted Tomato and Chicken Pasta Recipe

Recipe: Roasted Tomato and Chicken Pasta Recipe

There was so much interest in last week’s post about feeding a family with diverse preferences that I wanted to share one of the kid-friendlier recipes in my 30-Minute Heart Healthy Cookbook , this Roasted Tomato and Chicken Pasta. I use chicken thighs because they’re more forgiving than breasts, and easier on the budget, which helps if you’re feeding a…

Costco review: Whole-grain crackers and other crunchy crispy snacks

Costco review: Whole-grain crackers and other crunchy crispy snacks

You’ve heard it before: Whole grains are good for us! Eating more whole grains has been tied to lowered incidence of heart disease, diabetes, constipation, diverticular disease, and possibly even some cancers. But if you’re like most people I work with, your intake falls short of the “more than half your grains” recommendation we’ve…

Recipe: Blood Pressure Friendly Berry Tart

Recipe: Blood Pressure Friendly Berry Tart

This surprisingly simple, crowd-pleasing dessert can help you get more fruit and whole grains, helpful for addressing high blood pressure, while still eating food you enjoy. It’s one of the seven favourite recipes included in the planning guide for my free 10-Day Blood Pressure Challenge , which ran from Feb 14-24 for Heart Month.…