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5 Heart-Healthy Meals To Add To Your Menu

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  • Braised Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

    Braised Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

    Photo Credit: Lori Sandoval

    This recipe features artichokes which have been well-known since ancient times for their medicinal and health benefits. Artichokes contain cynarin and sesquiterpene-lactones which scientific studies show not only inhibit cholesterol synthesis but also increase its excretion in the bile, and thus help with overall reduction in the total cholesterol levels in the blood.

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  • Low Fat Scallop Potatoes

    Low Fat Scallop Potatoes

    Photo Credit: Stephanie Manley

    This low-fat scallop recipe still brings on the flavor of creamy potatoes but cuts the fat and cream content by using a simple product substitution.  You won’t miss anything on the flavor but will cut quite a few calories.

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  • Simple Kale, Bean, Pea, and Ham Soup

    Simple Kale, Bean, Pea, and Ham Soup

    Photo Credit: Lori Sandoval

    All of the ingredients in this soup are probably in your kitchen with the exception of fresh kale. Kale offers a boost of antioxidants including Vitamins A, C, K and folate.  Plus at only 33 calories for a cup of kale and nearly 3 grams of protein, you’ll get a low calorie meal with heart healthy benefits.

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  • Orecchiette with Cauliflower Pancetta and Pepitas

    Orecchiette with Cauliflower Pancetta and Pepitas

    Photo Credit: Lori Sandoval

    This delicious dish contains green chiles that are considered a “super food” because they are rich in Vitamin A and C.  They contain as much as 6x the vitamin C as a slice of orange.

    Get the recipe here!

  • Flavorful Greek Salmon Salad

    Flavorful Greek Salmon Salad

    Photo Credit: Jessica Loizzo

    Salmon is the king of the sea these days in terms of heart health benefits. Wild salmon contains Omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamin A, D, B6, B and even Vitamin E. Salmon is considered to be one of the top 10 healthiest foods.

    Get the recipe here!

braised-chicken-with-mushrooms-and-artichokesPhoto Credit: Lori Sandoval

Every day can be a little heart healthier with some simple additions. Check out these delicious nutritious and heart-healthy recipes. 

 

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