Heart-Healthy Meals Using Long Shelf-Life Ingredients

April 8, 2020

Eating healthy can be difficult when you have to limit trips to the store. Here are some heart-healthy recipes you can make with ingredients that can be stored for a long time!


Mix canned, salt-free chicken with diced onion, canned water chestnuts, walnuts, grapes, light mayo, fat-free sour cream, mustard, and black pepper to make an easy chicken salad. Recipe HERE


Stir together a large can of no-salt added, diced tomatoes with drained cans of no-salt added red kidney beans, pinto beans, and chickpeas. Add a 12oz. can of light beer, chili powder, cumin and salt for flavor, boil, simmer, and serve. Recipe HERE 


Whisk together a can of no-salt added tomato sauce, a little brown sugar, cider vinegar,mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, cayenne pepper, black pepper, cinnamon, and paprika. Pour this home-made BBQ sauce over thawed frozen chicken breast in a slow-cooker, add some water, and wait 8 hours. Recipe HERE

For more information, visit the American Heart Association HERE

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|2020-04-23T10:42:25-04:00April 8th, 2020|CINH The Connection resources|Comments Off on Heart-Healthy Meals Using Long Shelf-Life Ingredients

About the Author: Aaron Zych

Aaron Zych
Aaron Zych, MPH is a Clinical Research Specialist at Indiana CTSI. His background is in epidemiology and he works primarily with the WISE Indiana and Connections IN Health teams at Indiana CTSI. Aaron has played a major role in developing and maintaining the WISE Indiana COVID-19 Daily Digest and contributes heavily to the Connections IN Health County Engagement Project. His work drives his passion for data collection and data visualization.

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