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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. Pineapple-Carrot Muffins These flavorful muffins are a great way to fit fruit and fiber into a portable breakfast treat.
  • 8. Mushroom - Thyme Toasts Try these toasts when you want a tantalizing snack or appetizer or a sophisticated accompaniment to a soup or salad lunch.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Cucumber and Onion Salad with Mint With its hint of mint, this salad is a refreshing accompaniment to your dinner entrèe.
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. Cooking Technique, Tips for Perfect Muffins The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to cook heart-healthy muffins.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. Broiled Orange Roughy Parmesan A Parmesan and sour cream topping?ready in minutes?adds richness to mild orange roughy.
  • 15. Honey-Ginger Fruit Dip Fresh ginger adds the "wow" factor to this dip. It is especially good with crisp apple or pear slices.
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. Spinach-Parmesan Quiche Bites Serve these savory bites for a nutritious snack or pair them with a fresh fruit cup.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Tex Mex Corn and Zucchini Colorful and a snap to make, this side dish is sure to become one of your favorites.
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Individual Three-Cheese and Vegetable Quiches These veggie-studded crustless quiches are easy to make and reheat well.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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!
  • 29. Farmer's Market Omelets Brighten up your breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu with these flavorful omelets, full of fresh vegetables and fragrant basil.
  • 30. Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill


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