Top 10 Recipes for a Healthy Heart

February has long been considered the ‘month of hearts’ because of Valentine’s Day.

But what you might not know is that, since 1964 when President Johnson decided to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, February is also officially National Heart Month.

When it comes to cardiovascular health, the bad news is that statistics show that 1 in 4 Americans will die from cardiovascular disease.

single raspberryWhich means that heart health should be a high priority for all of us.

However, the good news is that heart health is very much linked to lifestyle behaviors, i.e., it is something we may influence with our daily choices.

One of the BEST ways to promote cardiovascular health is by eating a low-fat, whole food, plant-based diet rich in beans, green vegetables, whole grains, seeds, fruits, and berries.

So, in honor of National Heart Month, we have handpicked our Top 10 ‘bursting with heart health goodness’ recipes just for you.

Enjoy!

 Lentil Spread

Lentil Spread

Total time: 15 | Serves: 6

Smoky Little Devils

Smoky Little Devils

Total time: 30 | Serves: 24

 Creamy Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Creamy Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Total time: 15 | Serves: 2

 Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

Total time: 30 | Serves: 2

 Mushroom Kale Bowl

Mushroom Kale Bowl

Total time: 70 | Serves: 2

 Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded Potato Skins

Total time: 95 | Serves: 2

 Three Bean BBQ Salad

Three Bean BBQ Salad

Total time: 10 | Serves: 6-8

 Farmer’s Market Salad

Farmer’s Market Salad

Total time: 30 | Serves: 4-6

 Grilled Veggie Skewers

Grilled Veggie Skewers

Total time: 165 | Serves: 6

 Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup

Total time: 25 | Serves: 2