Looking for a new cookbook filled with healthy recipes? These recipes are samples from various American Diabetes Association cookbooks.
Change up from the usual meat-based sandwiches to something truly more healthful. With salad bar veggies just begging to be grilled, this sandwich is so good you might just dump the typical turkey sandwich in favor of this creation.
Salmon is a great source of heart healthy omega 3 fats. Serve with a whole grain like quinoa or farro and add another nonstarchy vegetable like asparagus or green beans.
Try this flavorful version of chicken tenders without the breading! Serve with a side broccoli or kale salad or cut up some nonstarchy vegetables like carrots and peppers.
Socca is a thin chickpea flour pancake commonly found in both Italian and French cuisines. For an easy, make-ahead brunch, make the batter and poach the eggs the night before.
One way you can include nonstarchy vegetables in your day is to eat a salad for lunch and add some dark leafy greens.
Try to have fish at least once or twice a week for some heart healthy fats. Save yourself some time and mix up a large batch of the spice blend so you'll have some on hand for other dishes.
Looking for a healthier version of pizza with less calories and carbs? Try this recipe with a spinach or whole wheat tortilla and add plenty of nonstarchy vegetables.
I can never understand why we drown our pasta in so many ingredients. In Italy, pasta is served so simply that you wonder if there are any other ingredients in there besides the pasta. By using artichoke hearts, roasted red pepper, and capers, this dish goes way beyond the ubiquitous jarred sauce.
Making your own low-sodium sauce is a great way to add flavor to your dishes without the extra salt. This recipe features a rich, velvety mustard sauce that blankets savory chicken tenders on a bed of noodles and tender-crisp broccoli.
Try to have fish at least once or twice a week for a heart healthy meal plan. Crisp, flavor-packed vegetables make this relish a cooling accompaniment to the spicy fish, while fresh lemon juice and gingerroot add zing.
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