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 […]

March 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Seafood dish among winners of avocado recipe contest

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 […]

Expert tips for following your 2017 healthy-eating resolutions

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

It’s always good idea to take charge of your health, but there’s no time like the New Year.

To help you get started in 2017, several dietitians and health experts are offering up fresh approaches to keeping those resolutions.

“You’ve had time to think about who you want […]

New hub offers simple, heart-healthy recipes

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Lea en español

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|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., […]

Butternut squash pasta takes advantage of fall produce

Fall is known as the harvest season for a reason. It’s the perfect time of year to take advantage of the cornucopia of fresh produce that is available.

Apples, kale, winter squashes and sweet potatoes are all at their best and ready to provide crisp fall flavors for a healthy […]

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Make heart-healthy cooking a holiday tradition

The holidays don’t have to be filled with unhealthy foods.  You can create new traditions by preparing recipes from the American Heart Association’s Simple Cooking with Heart program.

Consider roasted turkey with butternut squash and asparagus, or one of the other simple, heart-healthy recipes offered. 

The best news?  You don’t need years of training […]

November 26th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Make heart-healthy cooking a holiday tradition

Exploring the Unfamiliar

The next time you tell someone that you’re on a low-sodium diet and they respond with something like, “that must be so flavorless,” I want you to ask the following questions in return: When’s the last time you made creamy dal? Or eaten matzoh brie? Or slow roasted pepper […]

Finding Flavor Beyond the Shaker

For the next three weeks, the American Heart Association challenges you to kick back on the salt. But that doesn’t mean three weeks of eating boring, bland food. Instead, it means you’re about to discover a whole world of flavor beyond the shaker. And experience a few AHA flavor […]