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Women’s Heart Health

While Covid numbers in our community prevent us from hosting GoRedding again this year, we are dedicated to providing our community with latest information on Heart Health and Well Being.

Below are links to the American Heart Association for Heart Health information specific to women.

https://www.goredforwomen.org/en/about-heart-disease-in-women/signs-and-symptoms-in-women

https://www.goredforwomen.org/en/about-heart-disease-in-women/facts/causes-and-prevention-of-heart-disease

Practicing mindfulness and meditation may help you manage stress and high blood pressure, sleep better, feel more balanced and connected, and even lower your risk of heart disease

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-lifestyle/mental-health-and-wellbeing/meditation-to-boost-health-and-wellbeing

Recipe Ideas for a Healthy Heart

Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients

Servings 2 Serving Size 1 cup

  • 10 frozen, unsweetened strawberries
  • 1 cup fat-free, plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup 100% orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon stevia sweetener

OR

  • 1 stevia sweetener packet
Directions

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  1. In a food processor or blender, process all the ingredients until smooth.
Fish Tacos with Broccoli Slaw

Ingredients

Servings 4 Serving Size 3 ounces fish, 1/4 cup slaw, and 1 tortilla

  • 1 cup water
  • 4 firm white fish fillets (about 4 ounces each), such as cod or halibut, 3/4 to 1 inch thick, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups broccoli slaw
  • 1/4 cup chopped, fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium green onion (thinly sliced)
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 6-inch corn tortillas
Directions

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  1. Pour the water into the pressure cooker. Place the steaming rack in the pressure cooker. Place the fish on the rack.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder. Sprinkle the mixture over the fish. Secure the lid. Cook on high pressure for 4 minutes. Quickly release the pressure.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together the broccoli slaw, cilantro, and green onion, tossing gently to combine. Stir in the mayonnaise and lime juice until blended.
  4. Heat a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Warm the tortillas, one at a time, turning until heated through. Transfer to a work surface. Place the fish on the tortillas. Top with the slaw. Serve immediately.