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Low-So Stir Fry

Quite a few people in the Aortic community ask about recipes for Aortic health. There really isn’t a guidebook for us when we leave the hospital. I was told to avoid soda and salt…that’s pretty much it. However, after doing some research on my own and talking with others, I realized it doesn’t take a… Continue reading Low-So Stir Fry

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Stuffed Red Peppers with Balsamic Glaze…

I’ve always grown and cooked with fresh herbs but never appreciated them the way they deserved prior to dissecting. I simply can’t afford to cook with salt. Period. I mean, I wasn’t a saltaholic before, by any means, but when you can’t have something it only makes you want it more. For example, the other… Continue reading Stuffed Red Peppers with Balsamic Glaze…


Juicy Aorta

We recently replaced our old, faithful Jack Lalane Express Juicer for a Breville. 2 years ago, after watching “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead”, we decided to add Green Juice to our diet because we were inspired by the movie and I wanted to see if I could get off some of my meds. I was… Continue reading Juicy Aorta


Salmon, Mashed Peas and Caulirice

It’s a Friday night and I’m looking for something exciting and fun to satisfy my hungry Aorta. Can anything be more boring than grilled meat with a side of veggies? Try no salt…almost everything we eat, whether it’s at home or in a nice restaurant, has salt. Let’s face it, salt is┬ádelicious. BUT to my… Continue reading Salmon, Mashed Peas and Caulirice