Category Archives: HEART HEALTHY RECIPES

Healthy Chocolate-Chip Cookies

Healthy Chocolate-Chip Cookies is an easy recipe that will become your favorite go-to for chocolate chip cookies. This recipe uses whole wheat flour and Canola oil to make them healthier. Ingredients include: Whole-Wheat flour, rolled oats, brown sugar, butter and chocolate-chips. It makes a great snack, treat or coffee-break and lunch-box option. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (30) cookies. Healthy Chocolate-Chip Cookies will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup rolled oats
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup canola oil
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chocolate chips

Easy Strawberry Cake

Easy Strawberry Cake is a no-cooking recipe for a light and delicious strawberry topped, angel-food cake which uses a store bought cake and a made from scratch fluffy frosting. It takes only (20) minutes to prepare and (1) hour of refrigeration. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Easy Strawberry Cake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (10 oz) round angel food cake
1-1/4 cups skim milk
1 box (4 serving size) vanilla fat-free, sugar-free instant pudding mix
1 Tbsp lemon zest
1 cup strawberries, chopped
2 cups frozen light whipped topping, thawed
6 whole strawberries, halved

Healthy Berry Pie

Healthy Berry Pie is an easy and quick (45) minute recipe. Summary: It uses a crust made from oreo cookies; filled with strawberries and blueberries then topped with whipped topping. A delicious pie with a light, flaky crust. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Healthy Berry Pie will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.healthy-berry-pie
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 egg whites
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp baking powder
10 reduced-fat Oreo cookies (or other brand)
1 cup frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup blueberries

Easy Tomato Appetizer

Easy Tomato Appetizer is a delicious recipe best used for large gatherings such as game-day-crowds, holidays and/or events. It is also a quick recipe which takes only (10) minutes to prepare and (3) hours to chill. Ingredients include: Cream cheese, tomatoes, green onions, garlic and Cheddar cheese with crackers for dipping. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (16) servings. Easy Tomato Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: 3 Hours.
Total Time: 3 Hours-10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 oz) bar Neufchatel cheese, softened
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 small tomatoes, chopped
3 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
Reduced-Fat thin wheat snack crackers, (for dipping)

Beef-Cucumber Salad

Beef-Cucumber Salad is an easy recipe for an Indian-Style meal. Ingredients include: Beef sirloin steak, yogurt, onions, cucumbers, fresh mint and seasonings. It takes just over (30) minutes total time for this delicious recipe. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Beef-Cucumber Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 22 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (8 oz) carton plain, fat-free or low-fat yogurt
1-4 cup coarsely shredded unpeeled cucumber
1 Tbsp finely chopped red or sweet onion
1 Tbsp snipped fresh mint
1/4 tsp granulated sugar
Salt and ground black pepper (to taste)
(1 lb) boneless beef sirloin steak, cut 1″ thick
1/2 tsp lemon-pepper seasoning
Fresh mint leaves, for garnish, (optional)