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

easy healthy chicken recipe

Photo by Klara Knezevic

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

Photo credit Kaitlin Eckstein

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

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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

white bean salad

Photo credit Kaitlin Eckstein

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

Photo by Kaitlin Eckstein

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.

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