Tomatoes and tomato products are rich in potassium and the carotenoid pigment lycopene.Lycopene has been significantly associated with beneficial effects on heart health and may help reduce heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure. Thank you for this easy and delicious recipe! YUMThe ingredients:2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, or parsley1 clove garlic, minced 1-2 teaspoons lemon juiceThe recipe:1.  Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Serve within 1

A medium-sized banana will provide around 320-400 mg of potassium. Potassium helps your body maintain a healthy heart and blood pressure.This recipe contains just two ingredients, banana & egg, and is super quick – just minutes from bowl to plate! Thank you for this simple and tasty recipe! YUMServings: 1 pancakeThe ingredients:1 banana2 eggsThe recipe:1.  Mash up bananas in a large bowl.2.  Whisk eggs (using a fork is just fine) and add to banana paste. Fry gently in a pan on low-medium heat.3.  Add any toppings of your choice (we’ve added pomegranate

It is a bit of an understatement to say that walnuts are a nutritious food. Walnuts provide healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals - and that’s just the beginning of how they may support your health.The ingredients:farfalle or other short pasta3 tbsp. olive oil1 large onion, choppedsalt and pepper1 lemon1/2 c. walnuts, toasted1 clove garlic1/4 c. cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving1 1/4 c. frozen peas, thawed1/2 c. dry white wineThe recipe:1.  Cook the pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking

Broccoli is great for heart health as it contains fibers, fatty acids and vitamins that help regulating blood pressure in the body.The ingredients:broccolisome kind of pastasome kind of cheese – we chose parmesansome kind of fat – we chose extra virgin olive oilyou can add protein - we chose chicken breastThe recipe:1.  Cook the protein of your choice.2.  While the pasta is cooking, chop the broccoli and make the simple lemony pasta sauce.3.  Toss the broccoli in with the pasta.4.  Scoop out some pasta cooking water - his is

Looking for a delicious, easy-to-make side dish? This can also be enjoyed just as a savoury snack.The ingredients:2 medium unpeeled zucchinis, grated with a box grater (about 3 cups)1 small shallot, minced (about 1/4 cup)2 large eggs, lightly beaten using a fork1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese1 1/2 teaspoons chopped, fresh thyme1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon canola or corn oil and 1 teaspoon canola or corn oil, divided use1/4 cup fat-free, plain Greek yogurtThe recipe:1.  In a large bowl,

Green beans are an excellent source of vitamin CThe ingredients:whole-wheat spaghettimushrooms, trimmedgreen beans, trimmedspring onion, trimmedred peppers, trimmedchives, trimmedoliveslemonsolive oilpeppergarlicgrated parmesan, for servingThe recipe:1.  Cook the spaghetti according to package directions.2.  Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss the mushrooms, green beans, spring onions, red peppers, chives and olives with olive oil, garlic and pepper. Grill the vegetables until just tender, 5 to 10 minutes.3.  Transfer to the bowl along with the spaghetti, squeezing in the juice of the lemons, and tossing to combine.4.  Cut

This healthy Strawberry Smoothie recipe is easy, delicious and totally customisable! With lots of options for making it your own, there’s something for everyone to love! Isn’t that lovely?Thank you for this recipe. YUM! #weloveitThe ingredients:1 cup low fat milk (or juice)1/2 cup strawberry Greek yogurt1 frozen banana cut in chunks1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen strawberriesThe recipe:1.  Place ingredients in blender in the order written.2.  Puree until smooth, add a bit more milk or water if smoothie is too thick to blend.3.  Taste and add a bit of honey if

This is a great way to add protein to zucchini noodles for a balanced meal. We tried this heart healthy recipe and it was absolutely mouth-watering. This recipe elevates the salmon with a bright lemon herbed sauce.The ingredients:2 medium zucchini, spiralised or chopped2 portions of salmon1 tbsp dried parsley¼ tsp oregano¼ tsp thyme¼ tsp rosemary1 tbsp minced garlic1 tsp Dijon mustard1 tsp canola oil1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juicesalt & pepper to tastesliced lemons for toppingThe recipe:1.  Preheat the oven to 180 C. Spray

We’ve tried this delicious dish a few nights ago. We can definitely recommend it! It’s easy and quick to prepare (30min), it tastes great and it’s good for the heart.The ingredients:whole-wheat spaghetti2 tbsp. whole-wheat flour1/4 tsp. black pepper2 boneless, skinless chicken breastsnonstick cooking spray1 1/2 cup sliced, fresh mushrooms2 tsp. garlic (jarred, minced)2 tbsp. lemon juice1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock2 tsp. salt-free, or, low-sodium Italian seasoning2 medium zucchini (thinly sliced)The recipe:1.  Prepare the pasta to the package directions – drain, rinse and set aside.2.