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Healthy Recipe of the Week

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Staying healthy can be a challenge, but simple lifestyle changes can help a lot – like eating healthy and being physically active. Research shows that engaging in these health-promoting behaviors can help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

These recipes show you how to prepare tasty, healthy meals. They use fat-free milk, small amounts of vegetable oil, lean cuts of meat, poultry without the skin, fish, beans, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lots of fresh herbs and spices for flavor. Follow these heart healthy tips to start a tradition of healthy eating in your family.




Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice

1 hour 30 minutes

Pasta Caprese

Pasta Caprese

21 minutes

Pupusas Revueltas

Pupusas Revueltas

55 minutes



Mango Shake

Mango Shake

5 minutes

Apple Coffee Cake

Apple Coffee Cake

50 minutes

Chicken Stew

Chicken Stew

65 minutes





Jumpin' Jambalaya

Jumpin' Jambalaya

1 hour 30 minutes

Maria's Veggie Wrap

Maria's Veggie Wrap

30 minutes

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

25 minutes




Chopped red and green peppers and onions

Chicken Picadillo

40 minutes



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