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21 Heart Healthy Foods to Try Now


Olive Oil & TomatoesIn continuation of Heart Month for February, here’s a list of my favorite 21 heart healthy foods and snacks you need to add to your daily meals. Many of them are great by themselves or can be added in to any of your favorite recipes for an appetizing breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner. Review the list below to see how many you are already eating.


Bananas, Blueberries (my favorite), Strawberries


Salmon, Tuna (my favorite)

Veggies & Beans

Asparagus, Avocados, Black Beans, Broccoli, Carrots, Red Bell Peppers, Spinach, Tomatoes (LOVE them all)

Nuts & SeedsTuna

Almonds (yummy), Chia Seeds, Flax Seeds, Walnuts


Coconut Oil, Olive Oil (Mmmm)


Green Tea, Red Wine (thank you for being included)

Red Wine Under the Oaks

Now, that you’ve read the list, how did you do? Are you eating at least 10 of these delicious, healthy foods? Give yourself a ‘thumbs-up’. How about 15 of the 21 yummy foods? Give yourself a round of applause! Ok, how many of you were able to say ‘yes’ to eating all 21 of the tasty, heart healthy foods on a regular basis? If you did, then congratulations and give yourself a huge pat on the back! Remember, this is just a sample of the many fruits, veggies and proteins that can be eaten alone or included in your favorite recipes to boost the heart healthy benefit.

Like what you read? Share this list with someone you care about. After all, having a healthy heart is good for everyone and it’s never too late to start enjoying some of these wonderfully rich and flavorful foods. In a future post, I’ll include some heart healthy recipes for you to sample.

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Happy Heart Month!

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