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I’m Laura!

I’m a Registered Dietitian and I love food and cooking, It’s my passion to help you discover how delicious and easy heart healthy eating can be! I’m glad you’re here! Take a look around. You’re going to LOVE Being Nutritious!

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Overhead shot of a loaf of quick bread studded with candied oranges.
Pecan Cranberry Bread
Bowl of chili; overhead shot.
Low Sodium Mushroom Chili
Broiled Grapefruit Fennel Salad from above
Grapefruit Fennel Salad
Bowl of dip, surrounded by chips, cucumber slices, and baby tomatoes. Hand holding a chip with dipping it.
Healthy French Onion Dip

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Heart Healthy Frozen Foods Guide

There’s such an emphasis on fresh food these days, that we sometimes tend to forget about frozen food. Some might even consider them to be less healthy than fresh food. And while there are certainly unhealthy frozen foods (I’m looking at you, Ice Cream!), that’s not always the case. There are plenty of frozen foods that can help support your heart health!

Snack Attack

Hand reaching into a bowl of Chex mix.

Healthy Chex Mix

A homemade healthy Chex mix that is low sodium, low sugar, and great for all your munching needs!

A winter fruit salad shaped like a wreath, with a bowl of dip in the middle.

Christmas Fruit Tray with Cinnamon Yogurt Dip

This Christmas Fruit Platter is the perfect dish to bring to all your holiday parties. It’s light and festive, and the cinnamon yogurt dip will have everyone raving.

Paper bag filled with homemade trail mix

Healthy Trail Mix Recipe

DIY Heart Healthy Trail Mix recipe is perfect for a day in the woods or noshing on while you’re stuck at your desk. Either way, this is a healthy snack that’s a little sweet, salty, crunchy, chewy, and that everyone loves!

Dehydrated banana chips spilling out of a glass jar.

How To Make Dried Bananas

Dried bananas are easy to make, and a great way to preserve bananas! Banana chips are delicious, too. Crispy or chewy options.

Close up of a strawberry being dipped into brownie batter dip.

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