February is National Heart Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing some heart-healthy takes on our go-to winter food: Soup! It’s comforting, versatile, and so easy to make. Whip up a big pot of Garlic Broth and bring it to a sick friend in need or keep a pot of Tomato Barley Soup simmering on the stove for a help-yourself kind of dinner. Not only can these recipes be made in advance, they are good for you and are an easy way to feed the whole family.
All month long I’m challenging you to love on your heart in honor of Heart Month. The American Heart Association hooked me up with some great recipes that are designed to help you do just that. Quick, easy and most importantly, healthy options for dinnertime…or anytime!
If you’re looking for a heart healthy dish, you’ve come to right place with this delicious salad. This crunchy combination of spring greens, baby spinach, red cabbage, and snow peas is powered up with salmon and topped with a sweet apricot-ginger vinaigrette. Method: In a food processor or blender, process the vinaigrette ingredients until smooth. […]
When you crave takeout but don’t want to load up on saturated fat and sodium, try this quick and crunchy meatless meal-in-one! Method: Prepare the pasta using the package directions, omitting the salt and oil and adding the curry powder. Drain well in a colander. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the sauce ingredients except […]
Grilled pineapple and fresh mint and strawberries combine with tangy lemon and a bit of hot pepper flakes to make an interesting salsa for this heart healthy grilled chicken. Method: Preheat the grill on medium high. Brush a grill pan or grill rack with the oil. Heat the grill pan or rack on the grill […]