SparkPeople's Heart-Healthy Recipes

SparkPeople's Heart-Healthy Recipes
(Recipe Collection)

88 Recipes Created by SPARK_HEART

These recipes meet AHA and ADA guidelines for heart healthy levels of calories, fat, sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol.

Recipes in this Collection

Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(110 ratings)
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo

Parsley and capers add flavor to this veggie-packed, heart-healthy dish. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 34g | Calories: 337.7
Halibut Stew with Fresh Herbs
Very Good 4.2/5
(69 ratings)
Halibut Stew with Fresh Herbs

This fresh fish stew is chock full of herbs and veggies. It's slightly unusual and completely delicious. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 157.1
Easy Beef Roast
Very Good 4.4/5
(149 ratings)
Easy Beef Roast

Lean and versatile, this recipe is the little black dress of your healthy recipe arsenal. Cook this roast on a Sunday and enjoy it throughout the week. We used no salt, just pepper for a truly flavorful roast.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 191.2
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(203 ratings)
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

Fried, battered, dripping sauce--hot wings are calorie bombs! But not these. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 223.2
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(330 ratings)
Black Bean Hummus

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(188 ratings)
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans

My kids never complain about eating both beans and greens in one meal when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 15.6g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 25.9g | Calories: 285.9
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(580 ratings)
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole

Try this inexpensive and fresh version of a chicken casserole--no need for processed soups or sauces!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 320.6
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(192 ratings)
Roasted Root Vegetables

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Curried Carrot Soup by FANNETASTIC FOOD
Very Good 4.6/5
(76 ratings)
Curried Carrot Soup by FANNETASTIC FOOD

This soup is healthy and deliciously flavorful thanks to the curry and creamy coconut milk!

Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 63.4
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake
Very Good 4.6/5
(475 ratings)
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake

This is a delicious, light, refreshing dessert. It's low cal and sugar and can be made with the lite pie filling in any flavor. Note that this needs to be made the night before to soften the graham crackers. Submitted by HOCKIMAMA

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 80.1
Chicken and Creamy Curry Wrap
Good 3.9/5
(182 ratings)
Chicken and Creamy Curry Wrap

Chicken and a savory sauce wrapped up.Submitted by *SPARKLEMAMA*

Carbs: 20.5g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 11.1g | Protein: 32.7g | Calories: 287.2
Cocoa Meringue Shells
Very Good 4.1/5
(86 ratings)
Cocoa Meringue Shells

These meringues are a fun treat when served with low-fat vanilla ice cream and fresh fruit. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 54.5
Simple Grilled Salmon
Very Good 4.3/5
(269 ratings)
Simple Grilled Salmon

You've barbecued ribs and you've barbecued chicken, but have you tried salmon? Dill and lemon make this light fish dinner shine.

Carbs: 0.4g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 29g | Calories: 210.2
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(115 ratings)
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Mole Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(77 ratings)
Mole Sauce

This traditional Mexican sauce is spicy and goes well with Chef Meg's Cocoa-Crusted Pork Tenderloin.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 42.3
Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(243 ratings)
Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad

A spicy Cajun twist to the familiar Caesar salad.

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 31.2g | Calories: 209.2
Tropical Grilled Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(153 ratings)
Tropical Grilled Chicken

We love shredding this sweet and savory chicken to turn it into tacos, but it's also delicious as is with a side of grilled veggies.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.8g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 27.5g | Calories: 264.8
Chocolate Fondue
Very Good 4.5/5
(103 ratings)
Chocolate Fondue

By choosing a darker chocolate and fat-free evaporated milk, we've cut the calories of this chocolate dip in half! Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 88.8
Chicken Oregano with Sweet Peppers
Very Good 4.2/5
(275 ratings)
Chicken Oregano with Sweet Peppers

Sauteed sweet peppers dress up plain chicken. Serve on top of a bed of brown rice.

Carbs: 14.6g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 40.9g | Calories: 279.8
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