Heart-Healthy Holiday Recipes For You & Your Family
Wellworks For You is all about keeping you healthy.
But with the holidays drawing near, are you ready to get your kitchen cooking? We’ve got some heart-healthy holiday recipes for you and your loves ones to enjoy around the table. There’s nothing better than getting healthy food that sends your taste buds sailing with excitement! Let’s get started.
Green Bean Casserole
A family favorite: but with 80% less fat.
Total cook time is 1 hour 5 minutes and yields 6 servings. This is the skinny version of the classic family favorite, that includes it all down to the last crunch. Check out the recipe here.
Eggplant Ricotta Bites
These round bites of beauty are delectable.
With a total cook time of 25 minutes, it doesn’t get any better than this! With a to-die-for mixture of eggplant, ricotta and tomato – you’ll have your guests coming crawling back for more. Here is the recipe for this easy appetizer.
Brussel Sprouts With Pomegranate & Hazelnut
Say what? Yes! This mighty mixture will send you zooming through these holidays! With a cook time of 1 hour 5 minutes, yielding 4 servings (you might want to double this recipe!) you will provide your guests with 8 grams of protein per serving! Check out the recipe here. and get cooking!
Why Is It So Important To Incorporate Heart Healthy Holiday Recipes?
We’re happy you asked! According to a circulation study featured in an article on WebMD, the number of cardiac fatalities is higher around December 25th. There are many factors that can contribute to this fact, including the frigid temperatures, emotional stress and the simple fact of eating incredibly unhealthy meals.
Taking care of your heart year-round is important. Here at Wellworks For You we want to make sure your ticker is in tip-top shape. Our blog can provide you with tips on how to eat healthy, exercise and reduce stress.
If you would like to incorporate this into your workplace, give us a call at 800-425-4657. We would also love to hear of your heart healthy holiday recipes! Please feel free to contact us via our contact page.