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Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving

Getting your family to eat heart-healthy, especially during the holiday season, takes effort! But the American Heart Association can help. Kick off the season by taking part in National Eating Healthy Day on Wednesday, November 5th. Then, use AHA recipes to serve up delicious and diet-friendly Thanksgiving dishes. Turkey with Blueberry Pan Sauce  |  Serves 4 ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¾  tsp. salt, divided ½  tsp. freshly ground pepper • 1 lb. turkey tenderloin 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil • ¼ cup shallots, chopped 1 tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped • 2 cups blueberries  3 tbsp. balsamic... 

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November is American Diabetes Month

Over 29 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. In honor of American Diabetes Month in November, Orlando Family Magazine is pleased to support the American Diabetes Association’s mission: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by it. To participate in American Diabetes Month, visit Ambassador Spotlights Jeff Patterson “I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1976 and am the only person in my family tree to have it. Living with diabetes for 38 years has been a challenge, mostly because I have to constantly... 

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Islamorada is Key for Family Fishing

Just 90 minutes south of Miami, Islamorada is an island paradise best explored both by land and by sea. An ideal road trip for Central Florida families, the Florida Keys has 1,700 islands, though only 42 are connected by bridges; six of which comprise the village of Islamorada, including Plantation Key, Windley Key, Upper Matecumbe Key, Lower Matecumbe Key, and the offshore islands of Indian Key and Lignumvitae Key. Islamorada is known as the “Sportfishing Capital of the World.” To find out why, I connected with Captain Rick Rodriguez, an expert fisherman specializing in the catch of Sailfish... 

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