22 Heart-Healthy Recipes You Should Try Today

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February is American Heart Month and while we celebrate those we love this month, we should also pay attention to our favorite ticker!

According to the CDC, cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure—is the number 1 killer of women and men in the United States. If you merely add physical activity and healthier eating to your current routine, you’ll lower your risk greatly! The following 22 recipes all contain heart-healthy ingredients that’ll help prevent CVD and other bad stuff!

Top Heart-Healthy Foods

  • Whole Grains (Oatmeal)
  • Fish (Salmon, Tuna)
  • Fresh Vegetables and Fruits (Asparagus, Blueberries)
  • Nuts (Almonds, Walnuts)
  • Legumes (Beans)
  • Chocolate (Dark Chocolate – 70% or more)

Learn more about heart-healthy foods.

1. Roasted Salmon with Burgundy-Balsamic Glaze

2. Southwestern Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

3. Black Bean and Sweet Potato Bake

4. Heart Smart Bean and Barley Vegetable Soup

5. Creamy Spinach Soup

6. Spinach Strawberry Champagne Salad

7. Spring Recipe: Asparagus Farro Risotto

8. Vegetarian Whole Wheat Pasta

9. Inside Out Apple Pies

10. Roasted Sweet Potato with Citrus

11. Grilled Salmon and Pineapple Sliders

12. Sunshine Salad With Orange Marmalade Vinaigrette

13. Vegetarian Burrito Bowl

14. Healthy Red Velvet Fudge Protein Bars

15. Chipotle-Orange Grilled Chicken

16. Jessica Alba’s Chicken Enchiladas

17. Orange Dream Smoothie

18. Just a Chocolate Loaf {with Zucchini}

19. Pineapple Chicken Skillet with Broccoli

20. Mango Strawberry Yogurt Parfaits

21. Seared Scallops with Crispy Leeks

22. Roasted Carrot Hummus Recipe

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What’s your favorite heart-healthy recipe?

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Amanda is the Managing Editor of the Anytime Fitness Blog. She is a designer at heart and loves to create infographics! She loves race cars, spending time with her friends and family, and wasting time on Pinterest. She would be happy spending the rest of her life in Ely, MN.

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