Recipes — heart health

Grilled Artichoke Hummus Napa Cabbage Wraps

Grilled Artichoke Hummus Napa Cabbage Wraps

It’s National Cabbage Day!! Did you even know that was a thing??! What a perfect time to share these delicious, easy-to-make, and heart healthy Grilled Artichoke Hummus Napa Cabbage Wraps! Cabbage is one of the most commonly found vegetables around the planet. From coleslaws, sauerkraut, kimchi, to rolls, you will find delicious recipes across different cultures. But did you know that it also packs a hefty dose of health benefits? Rich in antioxidants, cabbage can help improve brain function, digestion while protecting against skin disorders, and heart diseases. It is also a great low-cal option. Grilled Artichoke Hummus Napa Cabbage...

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Saucy Italian Stuffed Mushrooms (and anything else you wanna stuff)

Saucy Italian Stuffed Mushrooms (and anything else you wanna stuff)

When I was growing up, my family was very fond of stuffed things: stuffed grape leaves, stuffed peppers, stuffed cabbage, stuffed zucchini, to name a few. But we didn’t have mushrooms–the ultimate umami mimi–so we’re making up for lost time. These are definitely hearty enough to serve as an entrée, especially when they’ve got a green veg or salad on the side to brighten them up! The fiber, potassium and vitamin C content in mushrooms all contribute to cardiovascular health. Potassium and sodium work together in the body to help regulate blood pressure. Consuming mushrooms, which are high in potassium...

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Sofia's Seafood Salad Stuffed Avocados

Sofia's Seafood Salad Stuffed Avocados

Before you say “ew,” so did she. My daughter was okay with tuna, but turned her nose up at sardines and mackerel. But as soon as she tried these seafood salad-stuffed avos, she became a believer. We’re gonna expand your view on canned fish, too, because quite frankly, tuna isn’t the only great catch in town. Sardines and mackerel make for an omega-3-rich combo, and they tend to be much lower in mercury, so get to know and love these two fatty friends. Omega-3 fatty acids may benefit heart health by: Decreasing triglycerides Lowering blood pressure slightly Reducing blood clotting...

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Smoky Veggie, Jackfruit and White Bean Chili

Smoky Veggie, Jackfruit and White Bean Chili

It won’t matter whose team wins or loses with these delicious bowls of chili in your hands for comfort!!! This dish is one of the BEST FOOTBALL FOODS you can make! It’s easy, it’s delicious and it’s heart healthy!!! SMOKY VEGGIE, JACKFRUIT, AND WHITE BEAN CHILI Makes 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 teaspoons raw coconut oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 8 ounces jackfruit, shredded (you can find peeled jackfruit in the refrigerated section) 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, plus 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from the can (these are spicy) 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper 2 zucchini, chopped...

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