My favourite brunch recipe for heart-healthy Blueberry Almond French Toast

by Carolyn Thomas  @HeartSisters

The best thing about this heart-smart brunch recipe for eight is that you make it the night before. Ten minutes of easy prep time, about eight hours of overnight sitting time in the fridge, and 50 minutes of baking time next morning, filling your kitchen with that irresistible vanilla-cinnamon aroma while you’re off showering and making coffee.

And did I mention that it also looks and tastes fabulously delicious? Perfect for feeding a crowd of hungry (slightly hungover) houseguests!  

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Best gifts to give a heart patient

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by Carolyn Thomas  @HeartSisters

I came across a helpful list of Christmas gift ideas for those living with arthritis, and this made me wonder if you might need some inspiration about what to get that special heart patient on your gift list – at Christmastime or for any occasion.

Personally, I’m hoping Santa stuffs a new electric heating pad into my stocking, hint, hint. But I decided to turn to my always generous-of-spirit heart sisters and ask these heart disease survivors:  “What’s on your Christmas wish list this year?” Here are 20 of their informed responses . . . Continue reading “Best gifts to give a heart patient”