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For a fresh twist on oatmeal, try the Simply Delicious Walnut Oatmeal filled with chopped walnuts and sliced fruit
For a fresh twist on oatmeal, try the Simply Delicious Walnut Oatmeal filled with chopped walnuts and sliced fruit
For a nutritious snack, try the Crunchy Cranberry Granola filled with oats, almonds and pecans
For a nutritious snack, try the Crunchy Cranberry Granola filled with oats, almonds and pecans
For a fresh take on a popular Mediterranean classic, try the Toasted Pine Nut & Garlic Hummus
For a fresh take on a popular Mediterranean classic, try the Toasted Pine Nut & Garlic Hummus
Add some flavor and crunch to the traditional salad with the Asian Chicken Salad topped with toasted almonds
Add some flavor and crunch to the traditional salad with the Asian Chicken Salad topped with toasted almonds

Fisher® Offers Pretty Healthy Recipes For a Fresh Start to the New Year

Nuts are a Nutritious Choice for 2012

CHICAGO, January 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Looking for a New Year’s resolution you can keep? Don’t forget the nuts! While they may not be the lowest calorie item on the menu, nuts are a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. Nuts can add plenty of flavor and crunch to any New Year’s recipe, making them a great addition to healthy salads, yogurt and oatmeal.

“Nuts are a perfect 10 when it comes to eating for heart health,” says Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RD – Nutritionist and author of Prevent a Second Heart Attack and Cholesterol Down. “Nuts contain a treasure trove of nutrients such as protein, fiber, antioxidants, and ‘good’ fats such as the omega-3s and monosaturated fats.”

To help you keep your New Year’s resolution, Fisher Nuts is offering some pretty healthy recipes for a fresh start to 2012:

Try any of these nutty New Year’s recipes to help you keep your resolution without sacrificing taste. “A highly nutritious, heart-healthy food, nuts should be a daily addition to every American’s diet,” Brill adds.

For more information about the nutritional benefits of nuts and other pretty healthy recipes, visit www.fishernuts.com.