Simple Cooking

Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips. 


 

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Simple Cooking Recipes

Creamy Spinach Feta Dip

This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe from the American Heart Association is almost guaranteed to make any spinach "disliker" change his or her mind for sure.

Festive Turkey Rice Salad

Try this quick, Simple Cooking with Heart recipe for using holiday leftovers anytime you're craving Thanksgiving flavors. It'll be a nice change after a heavy meal.

Easy Chicken Salad

Simple Cooking with Heart helps you make this easy chicken salad that is perfect for a quick lunch or a meal on the go. Eat over a piece of whole wheat toast or with a plate of mixed greens.

Asian Marinated Vegetable Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

This Simple Cooking with Heart Asian salad is a really delicious way to eat more vegetables and may become your new favorite salad!

Texas Caviar

This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is a classic and traditional Southern-American black-eyed pea salad that’s full of flavor and fresh vegetables.

Open Faced Italian Vegtable Sandwich with Ham or Turkey

Simple Cooking with Heart offers this great-tasting decked-out sandwich that fits into a healthy eating plan.

Tex-Mex Black Bean and Chicken Wrap

This delicious Simple Cooking with Heart sandwich not only tastes amazing, but it’s also a good way to get some veggies into your day.

Baked Pita with Cheese Tomatoes and Cucumbers

This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is a jazzed up version of your basic grilled cheese sandwich.

Black Bean Soup

You will love this Simple Cooking with Heart recipe because it's simple to make, it's heart healthy and budget friendly.

Peach and Tomato Salad

This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is inspired by the Italian panzanella salad, which combines tomatoes, bread, and basil—except in this version, peaches are a delicious stand-in for the bread.

Tomato Stuffed with Dill Salmon Salad

This Mediterranean, Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is protein packed and makes for a speedy, healthy lunch.

Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Marinara and Turkey Meatballs

This Simple Cooking with Heart Italian recipe for Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Marinara and Turkey Meatballs is an upgrade from the classic.

Chicken and Black Bean Tostada with Avocado Cream

This American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program brings you this delicious Tex-Mex dinner that the whole family will love!

Creamy Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Our Simple Cooking with Heart version of this American family favorite is creamy and delicious but is lower in fat, higher in fiber and much more heart healthy.

Mediterranean Couscous with Chickpeas

Grapes add sweetness to this easy, This Simple Cooking with Heart, no-cook dish that works easily for a packed lunch for work or for dinner.
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Simple Cooking

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