Waxy red potatoes are a healthier choice than starchy potatoes like russet because they contain more fiber and a lower glycemic load. Homemade mayonnaise made with heart healthy extra-virgin olive oil makes this salad a little bit healthier, too.
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Heart Healthy Vegan Cookies, I made up this recipe as I was making it. There is no oils of any kind so your heart will thank you! They are a mild tasting, almost cake like, which are sweet but not too much. My kids loved them!
The secret to making Swedish meat balls is: good meat- finely ground, finely chopped onion and thorough mixing of ingredients. From "Cooking a la Heart"- Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes from the Mankato Heart Health Program, 1988.
This is a low fat, low cholesterol version of an old time Classic. It's creamy and delicious, while being heart healthy. If not on a heart healthy diet, I recommend Dannon LaCreme vanilla yogurts as a replacement for yogurt and sour cream mix for a more indulgent texture and flavour. Use brown sugar, or other sweetener and lemon juice and peel to adjust flavour from sweet to tangy. Serve in 6 to 8oz parfait, or other desert glasses. Garnish to suit the occassion. If served for breakfast, use a larger container and mix in your favorite cereal.
This recipe is one that my mom adapted to make heart heathy for my dad who had had a heart attack. She is an excellent cook and was able to adjust almost all of her recipes to make them heart healthy. We all ate healthier after that! Very simple to make and guests never suspect it is actually good for them which is an added bonus. Enjoy! **Note** another person posted this photo and it does not look anything like my original recipe. Please remove your photo, sorry!
Canned wild salmon, whole wheat tortillas and nutrient-rich kale make this salmon quesadilla recipe an easy and nutritious heart healthy dinner. These quesadillas are a perfect go-to recipe when you don't have a lot of time to cook. Most of the ingredients are items you probably already have on hand: canned salmon, shredded cheese, and tortillas. Whole wheat tortillas are best for this quesadilla recipe, since they add quite a bit of fiber. But if you can't find whole wheat tortillas, feel free to substitute regular flour tortillas, low-carb tortillas or even spinach tortillas. If you don't have kale, feel free to substitute spinach. But if you can get it, it's worth it to use the kale, because it is just packed with nutrients.