Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Wendy Wesley, joined Gayle Guyardo, the host of the global health and wellness show, Bloom, with a delicious heart healthy recipe.

Southwest Taco Bowls with Homemade Chimichurri


  • ½  – ¾ cup brown rice or farro, cooked
  • ½ cup seasoned black canned beans
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce or collard greens
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup guacamole or avocado
  • 2 tbs chimichurri
  • Optional: ½ cup cooked ground beef or turkey, chopped cilantro, ¼ cup shredded cheese, ¼ cup corn

Homemade Collard Green Chimichurri


  • 1 handful fresh collard greens
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro and/or parsley
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbs vinegar
  • Salt and red pepper flakes
  • Directions: Place all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth

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