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Heart Healthy Snack Recipes

As we age, it becomes increasingly important to prioritize heart health and nourish our bodies with nutritious snacks. At Park Place Retirement in Hendersonville, TN, we understand the significance of maintaining a healthy diet, which is why we’re excited to share these easy and heart-healthy snack recipes tailored for seniors.

Apple Slices with Almond Butter:

1 medium apple, sliced
2 tablespoons almond butter
Wash and slice the apple into wedges.
Spread almond butter on each apple slice.
Enjoy this delicious combination of crunchy apple and creamy almond butter, packed with heart-healthy fats and fiber.

Greek Yogurt Parfait:

1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup fresh berries (such as strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries)
1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional)
2 tablespoons granola
In a small bowl or glass, layer Greek yogurt, fresh berries, and granola.
Drizzle honey or maple syrup on top for added sweetness, if desired.
Enjoy this satisfying and protein-packed parfait as a nutritious snack or light dessert.

Avocado Toast:

1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted
1/2 ripe avocado, mashed
Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
Pinch of sea salt and black pepper
Optional toppings: sliced tomatoes, cucumber, or radishes
Toast the whole-grain bread until golden brown.
Spread mashed avocado on top of the toast.
Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the avocado and season with sea salt and black pepper.
Add your favorite toppings, such as sliced tomatoes or cucumber, for extra flavor and nutrients.
Enjoy this satisfying and heart-healthy snack, rich in monounsaturated fats and fiber.

These easy and delicious snack recipes are designed to support heart health while satisfying your taste buds. Whether you’re lounging in one of our spacious lounge areas or enjoying a leisurely stroll through our scenic grounds, these nutritious treats are the perfect companions for a vibrant and active lifestyle at Park Place Retirement.

Join us in embracing the joys of healthy eating with these nourishing snack options, and let’s toast to wellness and vitality. Cheers to a heart-healthy lifestyle at Park Place Retirement in Hendersonville, TN!