by Katy Bowen, MS, RDN, LD
Director of Community Outreach, CHEF
February is Heart Health Month and what a better way to celebrate than to get in the kitchen and cook something healthy and fun! The key to heart healthy cooking is to use plenty of fruits and vegetables, while limiting ingredients that are high in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and sodium. Fruits and vegetables, along with whole grains, are high in fiber, which can lower cholesterol and help decrease your risk for heart disease. Here are some helpful tips for heart smart cooking:
Our Roasted Salmon with Pistachio-Oat Crust is full of heart healthy fats. Combined with our Roasted Root Veggies with Parsley, you’ve got yourself a Heart Month worthy meal!