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Battling VIDEO

Healthy Tip: Ice Cream Alternative

Categories: VIDEO | October 18th, 2011 | by HART 1-800-HART | 25 comments

I just found this health related video on YouTube … and thought you might enjoy it!

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*Re-Upload* Original Upload Date: April 10, 2010 Something New! I love this “recipe” and thought I’d share it with you all! I’ve been eating this since my high school track days ( cue Twilight Zone…) and thought you’d all like it as well! It’s packed with nutrients and it’s a desert that you will NEVER feel guilty about eating..shoot, eat it twice a day if you want! It’s so thick and creamy that you will probably crave it MORE than ice cream! It’s really simple, but sometimes people don’t think of these simple and easy ways to substitute everyday foods with a more healthy, natural alternative! If you like it, let me know and I will share more tips! Nap ps FAGE is a little on the pricey side for yogurt, but for EXCELLENT reason. You definitely get what you pay for, and can feel good about the choices you’ve made. I’ve included two links below, so get your coupon and give it a try! For a cheaper alternative, try Chobani. They do not treat their cows with growth hormones as well, just beware the yogurt will be sour,lol…FAGE is not sour at all! Free Coupons: www.fageusa.com www.facebook.com Visit My Second Channel For More Recipes! : youtube.com Catch Me on Twitter! : twitter.com FTC Disclaimer: I don’t receive free products nor am I paid for making these videos, and I’ve purchased everything featured in this video myself.

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Battling VIDEO

♡ Health, Fitness, Tips & Tricks ♡

Categories: VIDEO | October 5th, 2011 | by HART 1-800-HART | one comments

I just found this health related video on YouTube … and thought you might enjoy it!

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So, I’ve been asked a few times about my “workout secrets,” which made me lol for a bit. I decided to compile what I do into a video, with a little meal recipe thrown in at the end. Ps. I’m not saying do exactly what I do – this is not monkey see monkey do lol. This is just what I do, and I’m throwing out some suggestions that have worked for me. If you have any suggestions, feel free to list them! 🙂 www.facebook.com www.twitter.com

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Battling VIDEO

Healthy Tip: Turkey Burgers with Spinach and Feta Cheese

Categories: VIDEO | September 10th, 2011 | by HART 1-800-HART | 25 comments

I just found this health related video on YouTube … and thought you might enjoy it!

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*Re-Upload* Original Upload Date: July 01, 2010 Long Overdue, but just in time for the July 4th Holiday! No need to skip the burgers this summer for fear of weight gain, just substitute the red meat for a leaner version, Turkey! Now, I don’t eat meat often, but when I do, I ALWAYS opt for chicken or turkey…in fact, I can’t remember the last time I bought or ate Beef…who needs it!? Go lean, feel great, and be happy! I bet once you try these burgers, you’ll wonder why you ever ate beef in the first place… Turkey Burgers with Spinach and Feta Cheese: 3 lbs. All-Natural Turkey Meat 1tbl. lemon seasoning 1tbl. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1.2 tbl. pepper 1/2 Frozen Spinach (when defrosted) 3 oz. Feta Cheese Colby Jack Cheese Whole Wheat Burger Buns Makes 12 1/4 lb. Burgers …or if you’re my husband…6 1/2 lb. burgers, lol! ENJOY! Visit My Second Channel For More Recipes!: youtube.com Catch Me on Twitter! : twitter.com FTC Disclaimer: I don’t receive free products nor am I paid for making these videos, and I’ve purchased everything featured in this video myself.

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Battling VIDEO

Post Baby Workout Diary & Fitness Tips – Bex Life

Categories: VIDEO | August 15th, 2011 | by HART 1-800-HART | 25 comments

I just found this health related video on YouTube … and thought you might enjoy it!

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♥ THE BEX LIFE FIT KIT COMBO: ‪bexlife.com ♥ MY #1 WORKOUT TIMER & EBOOKS: ‪bexlife.com ✔ EXPLORE: ‪bexlife.com‬ ✔ FOLLOW ‪twitter.com ✔ LIKE: ‪facebook.com ✔ SUBSCRIBE: www.youtube.com For a great warmup, try my 4-Minute Tabata workouts: 1 www.youtube.com 2 www.youtube.com 3 www.youtube.com 4 www.youtube.com 5 www.youtube.com 6 www.youtube.com 7 www.youtube.com 8 www.youtube.com 9 www.youtube.com 10 www.youtube.com

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Battling VIDEO

How to Make the World’s Easiest Garlic Bread

Categories: VIDEO | May 18th, 2011 | by HART 1-800-HART | one comments

I just found this health related video on YouTube … and thought you might enjoy it!

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George Mendes of Aldea restaurant in NYC shares his simple, quick, and delicious recipe for homemade garlic bread.

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Battling VIDEO

DIET RECIPE – Healthy Recipe for Breakfast

Categories: VIDEO | April 11th, 2011 | by HART 1-800-HART | 25 comments

I just found this health related video on YouTube … and thought you might enjoy it!

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In this diet video I share my recipe for my healthy breakfast – for more diet and fitness video tips visit my site: www.BodyRock.Tv

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Battling VIDEO

FITNESS – Cardio Exercise Workout 4

Categories: VIDEO | March 24th, 2011 | by HART 1-800-HART | 25 comments

I just found this health related video on YouTube … and thought you might enjoy it!

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Part 4/5. Visit www.BodyRock.Tv For more Free Fitness Videos, Workout Routines and Healthy Diet and Exercise Plans.

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Battling DIABETES

Diabetic Friendly Granola Recipe

Categories: DIABETES | April 24th, 2008 | by Julie E. Fletcher | no comments

Yummy Goodness, Without The Extra Sugar

I love granola. Toasted, crunchy, and sweet it is versatile and perfect for anytime snacking. Most home-made recipes are full of sugar, though. While I know that regular sugar is fine for most healthy diabetics in small quantities, the amount called for in most recipes would make the most lenient doctor or nutritionist go into fits.

Can’t say that I blame them. Brown sugar, white sugar, honey, and a big dose of molasses makes home-made granola a big no-no. In the following recipe, I have replaced most of those with (mostly)natural alternatives. Feel free to experiment until you find the perfect fit for you and your taste.

Diabetic Friendly Granola

*10 cups rolled oats
*1 cup wheat germ
*1 cup sunflower seeds, hulled.
*1 cup flax seeds
*1 cup each chopped almonds, peanuts, walnuts
*1 ½ cup Brown Sugar Splenda
*1 cup water
*1 cup vegetable oil
*½ cup agave nectar
*½ cup Blackstrap molasses
*1 teaspoon salt (sea salt is great)
*2 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
*3 teaspoons vanilla

Pre-heat your oven to 325 F. Mix oats, wheat germ, flax and sunflower seeds in a large bowl until evenly distributed. In a medium to large saucepan, mix the rest of the ingredients and warm over low heat until the Splenda is melted without boiling. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix until all of the dry ingredients are well coated.

Spread the mix into 13×9 baking pans. You will need 4 to 5, or make the granola in batches. Bake for approximately 30 minutes. Check the granola during baking and stir with a wooden spoon every 5 minutes or so. For a chewier granola, remove at around 20 minutes. For extra crunchy, give the mix 5 to 10 minutes longer in the oven, watching closely for a golden brown color on the oats.

Allow to cool, place in large zipper top bags and store in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months. You can also freeze the granola for longer keeping. Amount made: Approximately 20 cups.

Eat with milk for breakfast or snack on this anytime you’d like something sweet, but healthy.

* It is possible to not use Splenda. If you are familiar with Stevia, use it instead. Since Stevia is so much sweeter than sugar, you will need to adjust. You will also need to reduce the wet ingredients slightly.

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Battling ALZHEIMER'S

A Recipe For Life

Categories: ALZHEIMER'S | April 24th, 2008 | by Loretta Parker Spivey | one comments

Good health and nutrition gets trickier as people age. Throw in a measure of Alzheimer’s disease and you may have a larger challenge to face.

The recipes in this section, A Recipe for Life, are designed to nourish both those living with Alzheimer’s disease as well as their caregivers.  As food prices continue to rise on a weekly, if not daily, basis and as the need for more care demands more of your available time; my goal today, is to provide you with recipes that are healthy, quick and inexpensive.

Today’s Recipe for Life

Spinach, Basil and Tomato Pasta–Why it’s good for you

This simple, delicious and inexpensive meal is very nutritious.   The whole grain pasta has almost double the fiber and protein and nearly triple the folate of its white counterpart.  According to American Family Physician, “Garlic has long been used medicinally, most recently for its cardiovascular, anti-neoplastic, and antimicrobial properties.” Tomatoes are known be high in antioxidants and vitamins C and A.  Just ask Popeye about Spinach, it has lots of iron, folate and antioxidants. Olive Oil may well be the “miracle food” of this list.   Long touted for its nutritional properties, it’s a monounsaturated fat (good fat), its great for the heart and the colon.

Spinach, Basil and Tomato Pasta Recipe

Ingredients:

1 pound whole wheat pasta (fettuccini, linguini and penne work nicely) 

2-3 cloves garlic (chopped fine)

1 medium red onion, cut in half and sliced

1 large fresh tomato, sliced

2 pounds fresh spinach, washed and roughly chapped

4-5 sprigs fresh basil, washed and roughly chopped

1-2 sprigs fresh basil, washed and finely chopped

Approx. 3-4 Tbs. Extra virgin olive oil

Sea Salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cook pasta according to directions on package.
  2. Lightly sauté garlic and onion in olive oil about 3-5 minutes, add spinach and 4-5 roughly chopped basil sprigs, till just warmed and wilted, toss in cooked pasta. 
  3. Serve topped with tomato slices and 1-2 sprigs fresh chopped basil

Now, here’s a Recipe for the rest of your life

A Recipe for Life

Start with a life

One that has a hungry heart

Add some hope

It’s a great place to start

Stir in faith

As tiny as a mustard seed

All you must do now, is just believe.

Stir in some love

It flavors all you do

A little patience

Is a good thing to add too 

But back to love

It makes the world go ‘round

Add a hearty appetite

And now you’ve found….

A Recipe for Life!

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Battling DIABETES

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Categories: DIABETES | February 15th, 2008 | by Julie E. Fletcher | 4 comments

I created the following recipe as a low fat, energy packed breakfast for my family.You can modify it by adding in other chunks of fruit or nuts. It really is very versatile. If you would like, try using a 50-50 ratio of white and wheat flour. If you use wheat, be sure to use molasses. I have also used soy flour to add a protein punch. Enjoy!

Oatmeal-Fruit Breakfast Fuel

*2 cups Oat meal, plain (the kind in the big cylinder)
*¾ cup flour (all purpose)
*1 ½ cup low fat granola (I just used some from a cereal box with almonds and raisins)
*½ cup raisins
*2 bananas, sliced thin
*2 eggs
*1 cup milk (more or less)
* 1/2 cup honey or molasses

Preheat oven to 400 F.
Mix everything in a large bowl. It will be slightly ‘goopy’. The milk will not completely absorb, but try to get all of the flour mixed into the liquid. If the mix is too dry, add a little more milk. Once it is all completely mixed, pour into a pan that has been lined or oiled well.

Bake for 25-30 minutes. Check at 20 minutes for browning. The top of the bars should be dry with spotty golden brown areas. Remove from oven, cool until you can cut and handle the bars without being burned. Serve warm!

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