4 Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Have a happy, healthy  Valentine's Day

Have a happy, healthy Valentine’s Day

Have you bought your sweetheart a Valentine’s Day gift yet? If your loved one is trying to live a healthy life, use these creative ideas and give him or her a gift that supports the commitment.

  1. Cooking classes for two. Cooking isn’t a chore when you do it with the one you love. Check out the offerings at your local kitchen shop or community college to find cooking classes that will help you cook heart-healthy meals together.
  2. Ballroom dancing classes.  Burn a few calories and spice things up with the love of your life. Sign up for dance classes and burn up to 300 calories per hour.
  3. Support coupons.  On a budget?  If your loved one is trying to eat a healthier diet, lose weight or stick to an exercise program, provide support by giving him/her coupons to do household chores, activities with the kids or other tasks. That way your loved one will have more time to invest in her healthy goals.
  4. Cook a heart-healthy meal.  Make a romantic meal that is both indulgent and healthy.  Use recipes from the American Heart Association to develop a sample menu for your sweetie like this one:
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