Laura Yautz in kitchen

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I’m Laura, and I’m a Registered Dietitian. I love food and cooking, and 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, and don’t forget to subscribe to get all my latest recipes and tips! You’re going to LOVE Being Nutritious!

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Bean burger on a bun, with onions, tomatoes, lettuce and sauce dripping out.
Quinoa Mushroom Burgers with Black Beans
Casserole dish with baked beans in it.
Healthy Homemade Baked Beans
Overhead shot of wooden bowl with vinegar red cabbage coleslaw in it.
Red Cabbage Vinegar Slaw
Serving platter with vegetable skewers piled on.
Mediterranean Veggie Skewers

Latest Posts

Fast & Easy Dinner

Desserts For Your Sweet Tooth

Small tray with strawberries, blueberries, and white peaches arranged in the shape of an American flag.
  

Red White and Blue Fruit Salad

Red White and Blue Fruit Salad is perfect for a patriotic holiday, but it’s also simple enough for using up Summer’s bounty everyday! The delicious honey lime and mint dressing is a perfect complement to summer berries and white peaches.

Beyond Recipes! Heart Healthy Tips and Articles

Frozen food section at grocery store
  

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

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.

Healthy no added sugar Spiced Nuts

Spiced Nuts Recipe (no sugar)

We’ve found a way to make these spiced nuts without any refined sugar, and they taste just as yummy as those mall nuts. Healthy Spiced Nuts are perfect for gifting or snacking!

Small jar with granola in it.

Apple Cinnamon Granola

Apple Cinnamon Granola is just the thing to give you all the Fall vibes. Mix up your breakfast or snack time routines with this delicious and easy, Fall inspired recipe.

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

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