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Rosy recipes that are full of heart

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Granola Raspberry Chia Pudding

February features Valentine’s Day and is also Heart Month, so it only makes sense that the colour red should be on your mind. With these red-themed recipes you’ll be able to eat to your heart’s content.

We’re told that we should try to eat various coloured foods throughout the day. That’s because different hues signal that different nutrients and antioxidants are being offered. And with February being Heart Month and also the time when Valentine’s Day falls on the calendar, there is no better time to make sure your diet is splashed in red. From morning to night, these red-themed recipes can help keep your heart beating strong and show that love is in the air.

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Granola Raspberry Chia Pudding

Granola Raspberry Chia Pudding

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Quinoa Kale Frittata

Quinoa Kale Frittata

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Borscht

Borscht

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Salmon Shakshuka

Salmon Shakshuka

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Cherry Ricotta Tart

Cherry Ricotta Tart

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Spread the red

Colour your diet healthy by including these red-hued nutritional heavyweights.

FoodNutritionUse it
beetssource of nitrates that may help lower blood pressure numbersdips, salads, smoothies, soups
bell peppercontains high levels of vitamin Cdips, chili, egg dishes, stir-fry
cherriessupplies vitamin C and potassiumoatmeal, sauces, smoothies, yogurt
kidney beansa dynamic duo of plant protein and fibrechili, soups, veggie burgers
radishsource of vitamin C and potassiumpickles, salads, sandwiches
raspberriesgreat source of dietary fibrebaked goods, dressings, oatmeal, yogurt
red cabbagesupplies good amounts of vitamin Ksandwiches, slaws, soups, tacos
red kaleprovides polyphenol antioxidantsfrittata, pasta, pesto, soups, slaws
red quinoadelivers health-boosting antioxidants such as betaninchili, grain bowls, salads, soups, veggie burgers
strawberriesexcellent source of vitamin Ccereal, pancakes, salads, yogurt
tomatosource of lycopene, an antioxidant that may improve cardiovascular disease risk biomarker numbersegg dishes, pasta, salads, sandwiches, stews
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