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  • 1. Glazed Sweet Potato Cubes A holiday meal doesn?t seem complete without sweet potatoes. This healthful version will be a family favorite for years to come.
  • 2. Tropical Fruit Dippers Feel free to substitute your favorite seasonal fruits for the pineapple and mango dippers. Some good ones to try include berries, pears, and apples.
  • 3. Salty Six - Common Foods Loaded with Excess Sodium The American Heart Association explains that eating too many salty foods can create all sorts of health problems, including high blood pressure. But did you know a lot of common foods are packed with excess sodium? It?s not just the french fries and potato chips you need to be careful with.
  • 4. Garlicky Greek Yogurt Dip Low-sodium recipe from The American Heart Association, Garlicky Greek Yogurt Dip
  • 5. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 6. The Salty Six The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.
  • 7. Buttermilk Pancakes with Apple-Cinnamon Topping These tender pancakes are made with whole-wheat flour, which gives them a healthy twist. The spicy-sweet apple topping is a real treat.
  • 8. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 9. Beef Tagine This quick-cooking version of tagine, a Moroccan meat and vegetable stew slow-simmered with spices and served over couscous, uses cubes of tender steak that are browned, then reheated in the fragrant stew.
  • 10. Broccoli with Jalapeno and Garlic Tender-crisp broccoli tossed with garlic, jalapeño, cumin, and lime juice is a good complement for almost any Tex-Mex entrée. If you like a lot of heat, leave the ribs and some of the seeds in the jalapeño when you make this dish.


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