Feb 12 2010

Valentine's Day Ideas???

There is a new poll out for Valentine's Day, and a lot of people are spending less than $50 because times are tough! 

Do you have any great ideas that you have used in the past, or things that you're planning to do this year???

Feb 12 2010

Heart Healthy Valentine's Day and Brownies Recipe!

Heart Healthy Valentines February is National Heart Month, so let’s be good to our hearts this Valentine’s day.

Gluten Free Chocolate Raspberry Brownies 139 calories, 25 g Carbs, 3 g Protein, 5 g fat (per 3 oz. brownie!!) Get the recipe by clicking this link!

http://www.christineavanti.com/Recipe16.php

Christine’s suggestions for a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner

1) Lean protein such as grilled beef tenderloin (the leanest cut of beef).

2) Quinoa with artichoke hearts and fresh parsley. Quinoa is a staple of the ancient Incas and means “the mother grain”. It’s high in iron and loaded with fiber (4 gm per ½ cup).

3) A small glass of seltzer water with a splash of pomegranate juice and twist of lime. This is better for you than diet soda or champagne and much more romantic looking to the eye when poured into a wine or champagne glass.

4) Chocolate raspberry brownies. These are my newest creation and are beyond blissful…they are chewy, gooey, chocolately with a unique burst of tart raspberry…so unique and heart healthy.

Feb 11 2010

What phrase annoys you the most?

A survey recently revealed the most annoying phrases used at work and the number one phrase? "Thinking outside the box." Is there a phrase that you hear regularly that drives you crazy? One that you overuse?

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