February focuses on the heart. It is National Heart Month and a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. One of the most important things you can do to protect your heart is eating healthy. A great way to manage your healthy lifestyle is to take full advantage of your beautiful NEMA San Francisco kitchen and make your meals at home.

Here are a few heart healthy recipes to get you started:

Fresh tomato crostini

Easy Pea & Spinach Carbonara

Ginger Scallion Ramen Noodles

Chickpea and Red Pepper Soup with Quinoa

Shrimp Scampi with Zoodles

Hummus Dip

Soba Noodle Bowl

Balsamic Chicken with Apple, Lentil and Spinach Salad

Mediterranean Vegetable Lentil Soup

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Pizza

Southwest Shredded Pork Salad

Escarole With Pancetta

Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

Grilled Tofu with Chimichurri

An easy first step to eating healthy is to include fruits and vegetables at every meal and snack. All forms (fresh, frozen, canned and dried) and all colors count, so go ahead and add color to your plate – and your life. Here are a few clever ways to fit veggies into any meal.

Find Fresh Fixings.

Our neighbors at The Market will deliver for free! Personal Shoppers Available Monday - Sunday 11am to 6pm. Schedule a delivery with The Market Grocery Team - shopping@visitthemarket.com. Minimum Delivery for Groceries $40.

The nearby Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza/Civic Center. The market has been open since 1981, running year-round on Sundays and Wednesdays.

The CUESA | Ferry Building Farmers Market takes place on Saturday (8am to 2pm), Tuesday (10am to 2pm), and Thursday (10am to 2pm), year round, rain or shine.

Along with eating right and being active, real health includes getting enough sleep, practicing mindfulness, managing stress, keeping mind and body fit, connecting socially, and more. Live long and love your heart!

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