Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day!

In lieu of chocolates, sweets, and other sugar-laden treats, surprise your honey with a healthy twist on the typical valentines day sweets. This will not only tell them that you are thinking of them on the official day of love, but also that you are thinking about their heart health! šŸ™‚

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Heart Healthy Valentines Day Treats:

– Smoothie: blend raspberries, strawberries, and low-fat yogurt

– Fruit Bars: freeze blended strawberries and bananas on popsicle sticks

– Dip fresh strawberries or pitted cherries in dark chocolate

– Pudding cups: mix fat-free vanilla yogurt with strawberries and raspberries

– Make your own dark chocolate homemade fudge

– Kabobs: place strawberries, cherries, raspberries, and apples on skewers. Drizzle with dark chocolate.

– Trail mix: stir up a batch of mixed nuts, dried fruit, and a few dark chocolate pieces

– Bake up something smart using these tips: Baking Smart

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