Weekly Meal Plan: Heart Healthy Food
Your heart is your most vital organ. It’s what keeps us going each and every day. Every pump is encouraging us to live life and be happy. We sometimes put it through emotional pain and break it into pieces and yet it keeps pumping just for us. Our hearts are our true friends, mourning when we mourn, jumping when we jump, worrying when we worry. Our heart is nothing but nice to us and then we often feed it a bunch of nonsense. There is no better time than this week to make a special effort to be kind to your heart by eating heart healthy food.
Try eating more fruits and veggies, choosing whole grains, limiting unhealthy fats, and eating low fat proteins.
Theme: Heart Healthy
Meal Plan: Monday, February 11- Sunday, February 17
- Dinner: Honey-Tart Cherry Glazed Salmon with Rustic Tart Cherry Salsa by Sarah's Cucina Bella
- Discussion: What does our heart do?
- Dinner: Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, Asparagus, and Lemon Recipe by miscfinds4u
- Discussion: Who did you sit with at lunch today?
- Dinner: Healthy Pizza by I Heart Nap Time
- Discussion: How can you show someone you love them?
- Dinner: Quinoa Southwest Salad by A Doctor and A Nurse
- Discussion: What did you give your Valentine today?
- Dinner: Florentine Chicken by Somewhat Simple
- Discussion: What physical activity have you done today to keep your heart healthy?
- Dinner: Turkey Reuben Mac 'N Cheese by Cookin' Lean Like Paula Deen
- Discussion: How many push ups can you do?
- Dinner: Pan Seared Halibut, Braised in Diced Tomatoes with Capers by Snacking in the Kitchen
- Discussion: Would you rather climb to the top of a mountain or swim to the bottom of the ocean?
Try this Berry or Peach Crisp from An Apple A Day for dessert! Yum!
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