Heart Healthy Recipes
Being kind to your heart means eating right, and you’ve got delicious options. Add a splash of color and flavor to your plate with these enticing, cardiologist-approved recipes.
These crepes are easy to make and super good for you. The spelt flour is a high-fiber whole grain that helps keep cholesterol levels low. Using almond milk instead of regular milk replaces saturated fat with monounsaturated fat, which can help prevent blocked arteries. This recipe and video were produced by Tastemade.
Healthy Fish Tacos
Here’s a lighter take on taco night. It features tilapia—a great lean protein—and vegetables high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. And olive oil is the highest in monounsaturated fats, which are known to protect the body from cardiovascular disease. This recipe and video were produced by Tastemade.
Agua Fresca Sorbet
This may be the most refreshing form of agua fresca ever. Traditional sorbets add sugar but this recipe features honey, which contains no preservatives but does contain minerals like zinc and selenium. The lime juice has vitamin C, which is an antioxidant, making this watermelon treat refreshing with just the right amount of sweet. This recipe and video were produced by Tastemade.
Veggie Rainbow Pinwheels
This is healthfulness and prettiness all rolled into one. The veggies, whole wheat tortilla, and hummus all are packed with fiber which is great for your heart. A diet rich in vegetables is widely known to lower risk of heart disease. Plus, there are hardly any saturated fats, which are known to cause blockage in the arteries over time. This recipe and video were produced by Tastemade.