American Heart Association

Seafood dish among winners of avocado recipe contest

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Winners of the Take Avocado to Heart recipe contest were announced Wednesday, with a creamy avocado dip, fajita-stuffed tomatoes, and an avocado and blueberry smoothie bowl topping the list of winners.

The American Heart Association and Fresh Avocados – Love One Today selected first, second and […]

Avocado recipe contest underway

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

What’s green and healthy and fresh all over?

If you like the answer — avocado — a contest pitting avocado aficionados against each other might be appealing.

The American Heart Association and Fresh Avocados – Love One Today are searching for easy, healthy and original avocado recipes […]

New hub offers simple, heart-healthy recipes

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Just in time for the holidays, the American Heart Association is offering an interactive, online collection of simple, heart-healthy recipes in English and Spanish.

There are more than 350 recipes and over 100 easy-to-follow videos on the hub.

The hub features nutritional information and as […]

November 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: |3 Comments

A toast to good health: Add whole grains and avocado

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

It’s time toast got an upgrade. Bring on the whole grains and avocado.

Step away from unhealthy butter and jams and look toward satisfying flavors and textures. A healthy dose of whole grains and fiber is delicious with the addition of a few healthy and trendy […]

November 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Healthy Living, Recipes|Tags: , , |6 Comments

Healthier quiche: Worth waking up for

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Don’t give in to the temptation of skipping breakfast. Quiche, a protein-packed savory tart, can easily be sliced into individual portions for those looking for a convenient breakfast to take to work.

Many people skip breakfast for a variety of reasons, according to Alisha Farris, Ph.D., […]

Hot chicks: Spicy chickpeas offer crispy goodness in taste and nutrition

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

While fresh cut fruit and vegetables are always a snack option, what about when you’re craving junk food?

Consider the spicy oven-roasted chickpea — crispy nuggets filled with goodness.

Heartily seasoned, they’re big in taste, yet low in sodium. That makes them a great substitute for people […]

A gift from the heart good for Mom’s heart

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Looking for something delicious, healthy and fast as a Mother’s Day treat? Showing you care doesn’t have to be complicated.

A yogurt parfait is a great option. It’s pretty to look at, easy to make and packed with wholesome ingredients. The recipe takes only a few […]

Comforting cocoa can fight off the cold

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A rich, warm chocolaty cup of cocoa should warm your heart, not hurt it.

For those who want a comforting and steaming drink to help fend off the end of winter, this recipe offers a luxurious cup of hot chocolate with a consistency similar to heavy […]

Festive – and guilt-free – holiday cocktails just take a few substitutions

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

When it comes to the holidays, people realize how easy it is to over indulge with food. They also need to watch what they’re drinking.

Too often, only food is considered when people cut calories, said Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., a nutrition professor at Penn State […]

December 18th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Healthy Living, Recipes, Videos|Tags: |0 Comments

Healthy portions can be loving way to approach the holidays

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s time to start looking at heart-healthy approaches to the holiday’s dinner.

Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., a nutrition professor at Penn State University and volunteer for the American Heart Association’s Nutrition Committee, said the first tip she would give is to “think health.” […]