Women, listen up did you know that heart disease is our number one killer? Friday, February seventh is National Wear Red Day to help support the fight against heart disease. Mallory Grassmuck, Dietician shares tips you can do to make sure you are eating heart-healthy!
Select Panera Bread locations
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014; 7 - 9 a.m.
Wear Red on National Wear Red Day, stop by any of these Panera Bread locations and receive $1 off any heart-healthy menu item, a FREE red dress pin and learn more about women's heart health.
1305 NE Douglas St, Lee's Summit, MO
11319 W 95th St, Overland Park, KS
18800 U.S. 40, Independence, MO
Red Dress Dash
The Country Club Plaza - Start at Intercontinental Hotel, End at Granfalloon
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014; 4:30 p.m. Registration, 6 p.m. Dash
This event is FREE!!!! Throw on your favorite (or not so favorite) red dress over your winter clothing and Dash on The Plaza in support of women's heart health. It doesn't matter if you're a man or woman, we need your support to fight the No. 1 killer of women - heart disease. Dash for someone you love and write it on the tribute wall. Make a promise to yourself about how you're going to live a heart-healthy life with Picture and a Promise. All participants will be registered to win a flyaway to the Kings of Leon. http://youtu.be/DA4WFIkD5s0
Red Berry Squares
Make strawberry-ﬂ avored gelatin mixed with fresh strawberries and
raspberries. Cut into squares before serving.
Frozen Watermelon Bites
Alternate frozen cubes of watermelon and mint leaves on a skewer and
Ravin' Red Smoothie
Blend 1 cup low-fat yogurt, ½ cup frozen strawberries, ½ cup frozen
raspberries and 1 frozen banana.
Cook whole-wheat spaghe i and top with low-sodium marinara sauce,
diced tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes.
Baked Red Apple Dessert
Fill 1 whole red apple (cored) with ¼ cup chopped almonds, ¼ cup
dried cranberries, 1 tsp. honey and 1 tsp. brown sugar. Bake for 15
minutes at 350° or until sugar bubbles.
Cook polenta and mix with roasted cherry tomatoes, roasted red bell
pepper and sun-dried tomato.
Stuffed Red Bell Peppers
Stuff 1 red bell pepper (cored) with ½ cup cooked brown rice, ¼ diced
red onion, ¼ cup ground turkey (browned), 1 tbsp. parsley, salt and
pepper. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until pepper is heated through.
Red Bean Salsa
Combine 2 cups red beans, ½ cup diced red onions, 1 cup diced red
tomato, ¼ cup diced jalapeño (remove seeds), ¼ cup chopped parsley,
2 tbsp. lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Roasted Red Cabbage Salad
In a large bowl, combine 2 cups chopped red cabbage (roasted), ½ cup
red onion (thinly sliced and sautéed), ¼ cup red wine vinegar, 1 tbsp.
olive oil and sea salt.