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December 28, 2021Reversal Hummus

Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™ Approved! Ingredients: 2 cups – garbanzo beans cooked, canned or bottled 1/4 cup – garlic, roasted (best to make ahead or purchase in jar in water) 1 cup – silken tofu 1/4 cup…

December 15, 20218 everyday additions for a healthy heart

We’re sharing 8 everyday ways to add heart health to your life. By focusing on positive changes, we can all be more successful in maintaining our heart health. 

November 23, 2021Why Mindfulness Matters

Katie Abbott, MS, RDN, INHC Out of all the recommendations for preventing or treating heart disease, maintaining a healthy weight is at the top of the list. Excess weight may raise blood pressure, blood glucose, triglycerides,…

November 15, 20213 Ways to Sneak Protein into Your Diet


By Katie Abbott MS, RDN, INHCClinical Registered Dietitian NutritionistOrnish Lifestyle Medicine™ When our parents told us we needed to eat protein to be big and strong, they weren’t just making it up. After all, protein is…

November 5, 2021Lentil Chili

Serves 8 – This simple vegetarian chili recipe uses lentils instead of beans. Brown lentils work best as they will hold their shape even when tender after cooking. Serve over brown rice or with whole-grain hearth bread.…

October 26, 2021Spicy Tortilla Soup with Black Beans

Serves 8 – This simple, spicy soup is great for parties. Create a build-your-own soup bar with avocado, cashew sour cream, chopped lettuce, red onion and loads of fresh herbs, and let your guests create their own…

October 11, 2021Summer Harvest Ratatouille

Serves 10 – Ratatouille, a traditional French vegetable dish of eggplant, bell peppers, onions, summer squash and tomatoes, is an ideal side dish to serve with grilled or roasted fish or chicken. Ingredients: 3 bell peppers, assorted…

October 1, 2021Healthy Tip: A Serving of Protein

A serving of protein (3 ounces of meat) looks like a deck of cards. A serving size can also be: 1 egg, 1/2 cup of beans, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, 3/4 cup of nuts.

September 29, 2021Spicy Vegetable and Potato Curry

Serves 6 – Potatoes, green beans and tomatoes accompany eggplant in this satisfying meatless curry. Serve it with brown basmati rice and a cooling dessert of fresh mango. Ingredients: 1 small onion, chopped 2 serrano peppers (remove…