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 the Project Management Coordinator for WISE Indiana. He also works heavily with the Connections IN Health team 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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