Heart-Healthy Diet Center

Eating for a healthy heart can be delicious. Get easy, flavor-packed recipes, simple meal plans and tips to eat for a healthier heart from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts.

The Best Foods for Your Heart

8 Ways to Follow the Mediterranean Diet for Better Health

What is the Mediterranean diet and how can you start eating one of the healthiest diets in the world? Here are easy ideas to get more Mediterranean diet foods into your life.

Creamy Chicken & Asparagus Pasta

This creamy chicken and asparagus pasta is a quick, warming meal all cooked in one pot. The cream cheese adds a silky texture to the sauce, while fresh asparagus and lemon brighten the dish.

Chickpea & Beef Burgers with Whipped Feta

Chickpeas add fiber to this blended burger, but the real joy here is the light and fluffy feta sauce that tops the whole shebang.

Moroccan-Inspired Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup

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This healthy chicken soup recipe gets bold Moroccan flavor from sweet potatoes, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and a touch of fiery harissa. To get a homemade stock flavor using store-bought broth, we simmer bone-in chicken breasts in the broth before adding the rest of the soup ingredients.

Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus

Asparagus, snap peas and a touch of lemon zest bring fresh spring flavor to this riff on classic risotto made with a whole-grain rice blend.
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The Mediterranean diet focuses on fresh produce, legumes and lean proteins, which help your body and heart stay at their best.

15 Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet Snacks

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets around, and it is also considered a heart-healthy eating pattern. These snack recipes are lower in saturated fat and sodium, two nutrients that are important to be mindful of for heart health, and they come together quickly and easily to help you satisfy your snack cravings. Recipes like Everything Bagel Crispy Chickpeas and Fig Honey Yogurt bring the flavor and nutrition of the Mediterranean diet together for a heart-healthy snack.