Monday, June 7, 2010

Heart Healthy Monday

OK, late again, but this time it isn't my fault!!!! Blogger was down all morning and I was gone all afternoon so here is Heart Healthy Monday:
Heart Healthy Website - Sister to Sister
Heart Healthy Tip - Read the nutritional labels on the foods you buy.  If you don't regularly read them you may be surprised, especially the "health" foods.  Sometimes they have enormous amounts of fat and sodium.

Heart Healthy Recipe In season now - Sugar Snap Peas - If you have never had sugar snap peas, these are not your grandma's peas!

Sugar Snap Peas
1 lb fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
1 tsp light tub margarine
1 tsp grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp dried thyme, crumbled
1/4 tsp salt
Steam the peas for 5-6 minutes or until tender-crisp.  Transfer to a medium serving bowl and stir in the remaining ingredients. 

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