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  • 1. Guidelines for Use of Recipes The American Heart Association Consumer Publications Department will review the recipes you wish to use. They may offer similar recipes from our more recent publications. Once the final list of recipes has been agreed to, Consumer Publications will send approved copies of the recipes to the requestor.
  • 2. Greek Meatball and Orzo Soup Shredded carrot adds moistness to these meatballs, which are the stars of this satisfying soup.
  • 3. Artichoke, Red Bell Pepper, and White Bean Salad on Fresh Spinach Leaves A sprinkling of feta cheese enhances this quick-to-fix red, white, and green salad.
  • 4. Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stew With this easy recipe, you can make a healthy entrée that has that great take-out flavor?and in next to no time at all.
  • 5. Tortilla Soup with Grilled Chicken Every spoonful of this zesty and satisfying soup is full of hearty chunks of vegetables and chicken.
  • 6. Mediterranean Shrimp Salad With its plump pink shrimp, red bell pepper strips, and vibrant green romaine and spinach, it is as pleasing to the eyes as to the palate.
  • 7. Help the American Heart Association Retire Heart Disease Request Retirement Funds Your Estate Plan Brochure
  • 8. Pineapple-Carrot Muffins These flavorful muffins are a great way to fit fruit and fiber into a portable breakfast treat.
  • 9. Mushroom - Thyme Toasts Try these toasts when you want a tantalizing snack or appetizer or a sophisticated accompaniment to a soup or salad lunch.
  • 10. Breakfast Crostini Crostini, an Italian word that means ?little toasts,? are usually served as an appetizer. These nutritious egg-and-vegetable crostini, however, are a great way to start your day.
  • 11. Cucumber and Onion Salad with Mint With its hint of mint, this salad is a refreshing accompaniment to your dinner entrèe.
  • 12. Crunchy-Crusted Salmon Fillets Buttermilk helps tenderize the salmon and keep it moist as it bakes. The coating of whole-grain oats and almonds adds a nutritious crunch.
  • 13. Cooking Technique, Tips for Perfect Muffins The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to cook heart-healthy muffins.
  • 14. Salad with Curried Chicken and Fruit Make a chicken salad with creamy apricot-curry sauce, spoon it over crisp salad greens, and top it all with crunchy sliced almonds for a delightful lunch or dinner entrée.
  • 15. Broiled Orange Roughy Parmesan A Parmesan and sour cream topping?ready in minutes?adds richness to mild orange roughy.
  • 16. Honey-Ginger Fruit Dip Fresh ginger adds the "wow" factor to this dip. It is especially good with crisp apple or pear slices.
  • 17. Chilled Asian Asparagus Spears A cool and tangy change from the usual cooked asparagus, this dish is perfect as a complement to an entrée or as an elegant party appetizer.
  • 18. Chipotle Chicken Salad This chicken salad looks and tastes good enough to be served at a restaurant, but it has been adapted for your guilt-free enjoyment.
  • 19. Spinach-Parmesan Quiche Bites Serve these savory bites for a nutritious snack or pair them with a fresh fruit cup.
  • 20. Chicken Pizza Sauté Opt for this creative one-dish meal when you crave the flavor of pizza but want less cholesterol, fats, sodium, and calories than you get with traditional pizza.
  • 21. Tex Mex Corn and Zucchini Colorful and a snap to make, this side dish is sure to become one of your favorites.
  • 22. Fruit Salad with Cranberry Poppy Seed Dressing Ginger-tinged cranberry dressing complements the summertime fruits in this salad that seems made to order for outdoor entertaining.
  • 23. White Bean and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus For a switch from the usual side dishes you have with lunch, try this easy-to-make hummus, served with raw veggies.
  • 24. Peach Melba Parfait Our lightened version of Peach Melba features fat-free vanilla yogurt that is pureed with fresh raspberries, layered with peaches, and topped with more raspberries.
  • 25. Individual Three-Cheese and Vegetable Quiches These veggie-studded crustless quiches are easy to make and reheat well.
  • 26. Spanish Tacos Filled with shredded chicken simmered in tomato-based mixed-vegetable juice seasoned with turmeric, these tacos are a delicious alternative to the traditional Mexican version.
  • 27. Recipes for Diabetes Management The American Heart Association offers these tasty recipes to help you manage diabetes.
  • 28. Green Beans with Mushrooms and Onions Crisp, vibrant green beans and earthy mushrooms were meant for each other, as you?ll experience when you taste this simply flavored side dish.
  • 29. Dijon Chicken with Broccoli and Noodles A rich-tasting, creamy mustard sauce blankets savory chicken tenders and a mixture of broccoli and noodles?everything you need for an all-in-one meal.
  • 30. Tuscan Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad When it?s hot outside and you don?t want to use your oven, turn to this tuna salad with an Italian twist. It?s colorful and easy to prepare?and it won?t make the temperature rise!
  • 31. Farmer's Market Omelets Brighten up your breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu with these flavorful omelets, full of fresh vegetables and fragrant basil.
  • 32. Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill
  • 33. Smart Substitutions The American Heart Association explains that healthy substitutions can help you cut down on saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol, while noticing little, if any, difference in taste.
  • 34. Learn to Make Homemade Tomato Sauce The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to make homemade tomato sauce.
  • 35. Basil Pork Tenderloin with Black Bean Salsa Try our fresh basil and tomato flavored pork with salsa.
  • 36. Banana Mini-Muffins Banana isn?t the only fruit to contribute flavor and moistness to these muffins?they also include fresh orange juice and applesauce or strawberries. Bake a batch to have handy for quick 100-calorie snacks, to pack in lunch boxes or brown bags, and to grab when you?re on the run.
  • 37. Sirloin and Broccoli Stir-Fry This fragrant dish contains an unusual mixture of vegetables and typical Asian seasonings, all of which complement the beef. Serve the stir-fry over nutty-tasting brown rice for an all-in-one meal that provides protein, vegetables, and a whole grain.
  • 38. American Heart Association Eat Less Salt & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association Eat Less Salt cookbook includes lower-sodium recipes, a daily sodium tracker, tips and tools to help cut down on sodium in your diet. See sample recipes.
  • 39. Savory Sweet Potato Fries Savory seasonings provide zesty flavor to vibrantly colored, nutrition-rich oven-fried sweet potatoes.
  • 40. Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds.
  • 41. Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore This classic Italian mainstay has been updated for today?s modern cook, and with less sodium.
  • 42. Delicious Decisions: Cookbooks and Recipes from American Heart Association Cookbooks from Healthy Slow Cooker to Quick & Easy: all filled with delicious healthy recipes from the American Heart Association.
  • 43. Four-Onion Dip Four-Onion dip recipe
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. Mediterranean Seafood Stew Mediterranean Seafood Stew recipe from The American Heart Association
  • 46. Colorful Tuna Pasta Salad Some of the best recipes are the simplest, as this flavorful main dish salad proves. You can eat it as soon as you make it or prepare it up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 47. Turkey Cutlets with Country Gravy Turkey Cutlets with Country Gravy
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Halibut with Green Onions and Ginger Quick and super-easy, this dish gets lots of flavor from the aromatic ingredients in the topping. Serve the fish with brown rice and your favorite green veggie for a healthful meal.
  • 50. Cookbooks and Health Guides from American Heart Association The American Heart Association brings you heart-healthy recipes in these cookbooks and health guides.
  • 51. 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.
  • 52. 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.
  • 53. Healthy Recipes The American Heart Association offers these healthy low-cholesterol, low- salt and diabetes-friendly recipes.
  • 54. Lemon-Thyme Roasted Potatoes Roasting lemons caramelizes their peel, making it soft and removing its natural bitterness. Here the caramelized peel is minced so the tiny pieces can easily be distributed among the roasted red potato halves.
  • 55. Chicken Rotini Salad with Rosemary Chicken Rotini Salad with Rosemary recipe from The American Heart Association
  • 56. Sugar Snap Peas with Sweet-and-Sour Sauce In just a couple of minutes, you can enjoy a colorful and tasty side dish that is perfect to serve with grilled flank steak or stir-fried chicken tenders.
  • 57. Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Glaze This sweet and tart dish uses only five ingredients and is super-simple to put together. You can have it on the table in less than 30 minutes, making it the perfect entrée for a busy summer night.
  • 58. Salmon with Honey-Balsamic Glaze Use simple ingredients likely to be found in your kitchen to create a far-from-ordinary glaze for this easy entrée.
  • 59. Salmon with Tomato-Basil Salsa The fresh tomato-basil salsa will have you "hooked" on this delicious salmon dish. Rich in omega-3 fats, salmon is good for your heart as well as your taste buds.
  • 60. Watermelon and Strawberry Salsa Whether served at room temperature or chilled, this refreshing salsa is terrific served with no-salt-added baked tortilla chips or spooned over fat-free vanilla yogurt.
  • 61. Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Bundles Whether you bake or grill the chicken, you?ll love this dish with its Asian flair. Individual foil packets not only keep the chicken moist and tender but also make cleanup a snap.
  • 62. Eggplant with Roasted Bell Pepper Relish Eggplant with Roasted Bell Pepper Relish
  • 63. Italian Gazpacho Gazpacho, a Spanish soup served chilled or at room temperature, goes Italian with the addition of lots of fresh basil.
  • 64. Cranberry Spritzer When the mercury climbs, the only thing melting will be the rainbow sherbet in this tangy and slightly tart, very refreshing drink.
  • 65. More Healthy Recipes Cooking heart-healthy recipes at home is fun and easy.
  • 66. Heart-Check Certified Recipes The American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark is helping health-conscious Americans find heart-healthy recipes they can make at home with Heart-Check certified recipes.
  • 67. Heart-Check Recipe Certification Program Nutrition Requirements The American Heart Association and The Heart-Check mark take the guesswork out of spotting heart-healthy recipes. Learn more about the nutritional requirements for recipe certification.
  • 68. Recipes for Blood Pressure Management Healthy recipes from The American Heart Association to help you manage your blood pressure.
  • 69. Breakfast: Eating Healthy On The Run Check out some simple ways to eat heart-healthy on the go from the American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program.
  • 70. Baked Apple Frittata This custardy creation from the American Heart Association's diabetes-friendly recipe collection, brimming with apples and cinnamon, will fill your kitchen with a tantalizing aroma.
  • 71. Layered Mexican Casserole A spritz of fresh lime juice is the perfect finishing touch to this casserole, which is a handy way for using up leftover chicken breasts
  • 72. No-Bake Veggie Lasagna Stacks If you like lasagna but don?t want to spend a lot of time baking it, you?ll love that this recipe uses the stovetop and the microwave
  • 73. Recipes for Cholesterol Management Healthy recipes from The American Heart Association to help you manage your cholesterol.
  • 74. Tortilla Scramble Try this when you?re in a hurry but want a ?stick to your ribs? breakfast?with Mexican flair!
  • 75. 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.
  • 76. Fresh Tomatillo-Poblano Salsa with Tortilla Wedges This lively-tasting salsa will make you feel as if you?re dining in an authentic Mexican restaurant!
  • 77. Bunless Beef-and-Bean Burgers These burgers taste so great that you won?t miss the extra meat?or the buns!
  • 78. 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.
  • 79. Black Bean and Brown Rice Salad Fresh cilantro adds its clean taste and lime juice provides a tangy zing to this fiber-rich salad.
  • 80. Heart-Healthy Recipes for People with Diabetes Booklet Healthy eating is key to managing diabetes, heart disease and stroke. This 52-page recipe booklet contains a collection of 37 delicious recipes to help people with diabetes establish an eating plan.
  • 81. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure - Bilingual Edition This brochure provides 22 culturally appropriate recipes presented in English and Spanish.
  • 82. Applesauce Bran Muffins Bake a batch of these tasty muffins to enjoy throughout the week. They're great for breakfast on the go.
  • 83. Lettuce-Wrap Tacos with Black Beans and Corn These tacos don?t require any cooking, which makes it easy for you to put together a quick lunch and be on your way.
  • 84. Cooking To Lower Cholesterol How can you lower high cholesterol? The American Heart Association offers these tips to cooking low-fat and low-cholesterol foods that help you manage your blood cholesterol level and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • 85. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet from the American Heart Association

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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

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