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Healthier Rocky Road

Healthier Rocky Road
I love rocky road! I only ever make it at Christmas! One year, I created one with raspberry jelly lollies, marshmallows, crushed clinkers and roasted/salted peanuts. It was delicious but so sweet. I don’t mind a lolly or two sporadically, especially at Christmas, but these days I prefer my sweet treats to be a little more wholesome.
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Chia Bliss Balls

Chia Bliss Balls

For such a tiny seed, chia is quite high in healthy fats boasting more Omega-3 fatty acids than salmon. Omega-3's work to protect the heart by lowering blood pressure, bad cholesterol, and inflammation. Inflammation can put strain on blood vessels and cause heart disease.

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Chicken Korma Curry

Chicken Korma Curry
Curry doesn’t have to be unhealthy. It’s all about sticking to a suitable portion size. This recipe offers a good source of protein, a good source of quality carbohydrate and lots of flavour. Serve it with a big bowl of steamed beans, carrots, broccoli and peas and you’ve got yourself a nutritious dinner that will satisfy your soul!
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The Best Diet for Reducing Heart Disease Risk

The Best Diet for Reducing Heart Disease Risk

Coronary heart disease is aleading killer of Canadian adults. As such, there is currently much debate over which ‘diet’ is best for reducing a person’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke, with each diet’s advocate claiming that their approach is the best. Paleo, low carb, low fat, vegan, raw… It can all get quite confusing.

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Pancakes with Yoghurt, Honey and Fruit

Pancakes with Yoghurt, Honey and Fruit
Supplied by Kate Freeman, Nutritionist assisting The Heart Research Institute
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