5 Easy Heart Healthy Recipes
Keeping your heart healthy can seem like a full time job. There is so much information our there on what makes something heart healthy. Do you add fat? Do you try and avoid it? Who can even tell anymore?! I have good news for you! Being heart healthy is easy with these heart healthy recipes!
Keeping your heart healthy involves many things including adding more fiber, eating fruits and veggies, adding the right kinds of fat into your diet, as well as making sure to get enough sleep and exercise! Give these heart healthy recipes a try, they are full of heart healthy ingredients, and they taste good too!
1. Almond Crusted Chicken
My Almond Crusted Chicken is a delicious alternative to traditional fried chicken. This chicken breast (lean protein) is crusted in almonds, which have heart healthy fats! It is then baked in the oven, to produce a super crispy and moist chicken! Yum!
2. Black Bean Hummus
Black beans are filled with fiber, which can be helpful in bringing down high cholesterol levels. Kaitlin’s black bean hummus is perfect for an appetizer for any holiday party, and excellent for prepping snacks for the week. Here is our Black Bean Hummus.
3. Avocado Stuffed with Caprese Salad
Avocados are filled with omega-3 fatty acids, which are excellent for heart health. Try Avocado Stuffed with Caprese Salad for your next dinner party!
4. White Bean Mason Jar Salad
Kaitlin’s White Bean Mason Jar Salad is added to our list of favorite Mason Jar Salad recipes! The beans are high in fiber, which can help bring down your cholesterol levels, and keeps you full!
5. Salmon with Walnut Pesto
Not only do you get the omega-3 action of the avocado in this recipe, but also the healthy fats from the salmon! Salmon with Walnut Pesto is another meal prep favorite and perfect any time of year. Find the recipe.
Whether you are a novice in the kitchen, or a seasoned chef, Dietitian Klara will work with you to help you reach your nutrition goals. Co-author of Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating, Cooking with Diabetes and Cooking with Food Sensitivities Guide.