Trying to figure out what to eat for breakfast? I've got you covered. This recipe is sure to become your "JAM" for a delicious and nutritious on-the-go breakfast!

5 Heart Healthy Foods + Recipes

February is Heart Health Month! Celebrate this month right with these healthy foods and recipes to help keep your heart at its best.

Salmon

This simple nut-crusted salmon takes just 5 minutes to whip up and is on the table in under 30 minutes! The honey mustard glaze topped with nuts is the perfect combination of sweet and savory

Oily fish like salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids, which have been proven to be beneficial for health. The American Heart Association recommends eating 1 to 2 seafood meals per week. Try my Nut-Crusted Salmon recipe topped with heart-healthy walnuts or nuts of your choice!

Chickpeas

Chickpeas and other legumes are high in fiber, potassium, and vitamins, supporting heart health and decreasing risk of cardiovascular disease. Try blending up my easy hummus recipe featuring fresh chickpeas and peanut butter for a creamy, nutty flavor. No tahini needed!

Oats

Oats are an ingredient that have been in the heart-health spotlight for a while. Research continues to show cholesterol lowering effects of this fiber-rich food, promoting cardiovascular health. Try my Quinoa Crunch Granola featuring rolled oats, nuts, and add-ins of your choice!

Yogurt

Trying to figure out what to eat for breakfast? I've got you covered. This recipe is sure to become your "JAM" for a delicious and nutritious on-the-go breakfast!

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions such as large waistline, high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, high triglycerides, and insulin resistance that increase the risk of stroke, diabetes, and heart disease. Recent research has shown a relationship between low-fat yogurt consumption and a reduced risk for metabolic syndrome. Try making my PB&J overnight oatmeal recipe filled with protein-packed, low-fat greek yogurt!

Cocoa Powder

Cocoa naturally contains high levels of flavanols, which have been linked to lower blood pressure, improved cholesterol, and anti-inflammatory effects. However, highly processed chocolates may cause it to lose these beneficial properties. Instead of grabbing for your typical candy bar, combine cocoa powder and coconut oil in my Cocoa Crunch Bark recipe for an instant, healthy chocolate fix! Sprinkle with coconut flakes, dried fruit, or other toppings of your choice!

Learn about the cardiovascular benefits of salmon, yogurt, and more. Try making these healthy recipes to help keep your heart at its best.

Make heart-healthy, cheerful choices this month and everyday! Check out my blog for more healthy recipes.

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