What makes a recipe heart healthy? Look for ingredients that are good for your heart: like the olive oil, nuts, and even chocolate in these recipes. Heart-healthy foods also are low in saturated fat and salt. So get cooking and then get eating!
Chocolate Sweetheart Parfaits
Just for fun, we'll start with dessert — Chocolate Sweetheart Parfaits. This creamy treat mixes yogurt, cocoa, and berries, then adds just a few chocolate shavings on top.
Blueberry Oatmeal Squares
Oatmeal doesn't have to be served in a bowl. Make your own whole-grain Blueberry Oatmeal Squares, studded with good-for-you blueberries.
Mediterranean Pasta Soup
This easy soup starts out with canned chicken stock and finishes rich in vegetables and taste. Mediterranean Pasta Soup is a bowl full of yum!
Fish contains healthy, unsaturated fats, but Olive-Crusted Salmon packs a double punch when it comes to nutrition. The olives are heart-healthy, too!
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad will fill your plate with color and flavor. Season it hot or mild, depending on how you like it.
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
The ADA website includes news, information, tips, and recipes for people with diabetes.
Cooking Light magazine goes online with recipes for healthy living, plus grocery coupons and tips for feeding your family.
American Heart Association
This group is dedicated to providing education and information on fighting heart disease and stroke.