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 or making coffee.

And did I mention that it also looks and tastes fabulously delicious? Perfect for feeding a crowd of hungry (or 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 gift ideas for those living with arthritis, and this made me wonder if you might need some inspiration if you happen to be shopping for a special heart patient on your gift list – at Christmastime, or for any occasion.

Personally, I’m not hoping for more “stuff” this season (except maybe a a new electric heating pad from Santa), hint, hint. But I decided to turn to my always generous-of-spirit heart sisters to ask other heart disease folks:  “What’s on YOUR Christmas wish list this year?”  Here are some of their informed responses . . . Continue reading “Best gifts to give a heart patient”