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Crockpot Apple Overnight Creamy Oatmeal for Breakfast

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Apple Overnight Creamy Oatmeal

2 cupslow-fat 1% milk
2 tablespoonshoney
1 tablespoon  any heart smart margarine, promise or made with canola oil margarine
1/4 teaspoonsalt
1 teaspooncinnamon
1 cuprolled oats
1 cup chopped apples
1/2 cupraisins or dried cranberries
1/2 cupwalnuts, coarsely chopped


After it's cooked add 1/2 cup 1% milk


Pour everything but the 1/2 cup of 1 % milk into a crockpot. Cook on low overnight, up to 6 or 6 1/2 hours, stir in rest of the milk just before serving.


Lyme Disease Guest Post A Real Life Story By Pamela Ward

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Pamela Ward has been battling a life long illness, named different by many different doctors. Finally a diagnosis years later, shocking to find out it was Lyme Disease. Thank you to Pamela to tell her story in her mission to help others  to under go tests to find out if this is what is causing their symptoms. It's not in your head! Her mission is to help misdiagnosed situations that may lead to the very same thing. After years of tests and false diagnosis Pamela has finally got results of Lyme disease and is hoping to help others get the help they need with her message. Thank you Pamela for your generosity to help others. A LIFELONG BATTLE OF LYME AND GRAVES DISEASE

Roasted Healthier Brussel Sprouts Recipe

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You may remember the article on Brussel Sprouts and why they are good for you?  Here is an easy way to enjoy these and not lose any of the nutrients and vitamin content. Roasting is a great way to prepare these, they are easy and delicious!

1 1/2 pounds of brussel sprouts
kosher salt to taste
black pepper to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil
dash cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
Fresh squeezed lemon
oregano

Clean and remove any brown spots on the brussel sprouts. Wash and dry them. In a bowl place oil, spices, garlic mix together, toss in the brussel sprouts. On a parchment lined cookie sheet bake them around 45 minutes. Roll them around to evenly brown. Test one with a fork if it goes through them easily they're done.  While warm squeeze some fresh lemon and sprinkle with some dried oregano.

A healthy and great vegetable that is low in saturated fat, and very low in cholesterol. It is also a good source of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and …

Salad Is Very Healthy To Add to your Diets Plus A Fat Free Homemade Caesar Dressing?

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Studies have been made and investigated to the link between the amount of salad and raw vegetables eaten by both men and women and the nutrients present in the blood stream after this. From the results of these studies there is great benefits to those who eat fresh raw vegetables on a regular basis have and higher level of vitamin C and E, folic acid and beta carotene in their bloodstream. Regular salad eaters are benefiting from the nutrients and can be healthier overall to your heart and body metabolism, these were found in those test results.  Vitamin C is found in a lot of salad and vegetable items such sprouts, peppers, broccoli, kiwi fruit and oranges, it is an antioxidant for humans and helps your body perform certain functions and maintains healthy cells by aiding in the absorption of iron in the body.
Vitamin E has a number of functions and one of these is to act as an antioxidant within the body. Vitamin E can be found in the wide range of foods and the richest source of th…

Heart Smart Tips And Fresh Best Strawberry Tomato Salsa

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Reading food labels can help keep cholesterol in check. Avoid “bad” fats like saturated and trans fats, found in hydrogenated oils, which can damage your heart. Instead, choose foods made with the “good” fats (poly- and mono-unsaturated fats) that actually offer heart-healthy benefits.
Saturated fats go are disguised in other food names. These are in cocoa butter and/or coconut, palm and palm kernel oils. Hydrogenated oil is loaded with harmful trans fats, which, along with saturated fats, are the main dietary cause of high cholesterol.

Snacks sugary packaged and  processed snacks are nothing you need for a healthy heart,  always reach for fresh whole foods, pears, strawberries, blueberries, apples, sliced tomatoes,  cucumbers, baby carrots or unsalted nuts.

Drinks  I love coffee but  too much cola or coffee are not a benefit to your heart. Water with fresh lime or lemons, add a splash of fruit juice, when you realize just how much good it’s doing for your body and your heart fresh is a…