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Sweet Potato Tarts

Sweet Potato Tarts

Sweet potato pie is a great dessert especially at the holidays. These tarts are perfect for your Thanksgiving or holiday meal.

Those with Celiac disease can use the Mi-Del gluten free ginger snaps for this recipe. They work great.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Cheesecake seems so daunting to make when I read recipes, but it is actually really easy. The cool thing about this one is that you can make it in a standard springform pan but the individual cheesecakes made in the muffin tins is really easy and they cook a whole lot faster. The hardest part is whisking the egg whites.

You can use granulated Splenda for this recipe and it is more widely available but Z-sweet is a great alternative to sugar. It is a sugar alcohol, but unlike other no-calorie sugar alcohols, it is not passed into the large intestine so there is no gastric distress.

Roasted Chicken Breast

Roasted Chicken Breast

This recipe is designed for those who might be having a more intimate holiday meal. It serves four so you will have a bit leftover for sandwiches the next day (after all, Thanksgiving is really about sandwiches on the Friday after, right?).

You can use the dried herb of your choice with this recipe. I like sage because it has all the flavors of a holiday meal to me. Rosemary does as well and works great, but if you like thyme or marjoram, that's OK too.

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Central blood pressure refers to the blood pressure in the aorta, close to the heart, and is more directly related to the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and cognitive impairment than what is known as brachial blood pressure - the blood pressure as taken with a cuff, on your arm. As a person ages, the aorta loses its elasticity and becomes stiffer, resulting in higher central blood pressure. This is often not reflected, or reflected only minimally, in the brachial blood pressure, making it an important indicator of heart health in the elderly. Drinking juice daily »

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