American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook

American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook

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by American Heart Association Staff
     
 

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Features 200 recipes developed for those who want to reduce their blood cholesterol levels, including tips about grocery shopping and recipe adapting.

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Features 200 recipes developed for those who want to reduce their blood cholesterol levels, including tips about grocery shopping and recipe adapting.

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From the Publisher
“Those in the know have been counting on American Heart Association books for years; the wide variety of recipes gets the whole family on track for heart-smart eating.”
Good Housekeeping

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560540328
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
09/01/1990
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Slow-Cooker Tuscan Chicken
Serves 8

Effortless meals like this one are perfect for serving either guests or family members.

   • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
   • 1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
   • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
   • 1 14.5-ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
   • 1 9-ounce package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed
   • 1 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
   • 1 2.25-ounce can sliced black olives, drained
   • 1/2 teaspoon salt
   • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
   • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Discard all visible fat from the chicken. Sprinkle both sides with the basil and oregano. Put the chicken in a 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker.

Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook, covered, on high for 3 to 4 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours.

Meet the Author

The American Heart Association is the nation’s premier authority on heart health. Its bestselling library of cookbooks and guides includes:

The New American Heart Association Cookbook
American Heart Association No-Fad Diet
American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook
American Heart Association Low-Calorie Cookbook
American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook

For more information, please visit americanheart.org or call 1-800-AHA-USA1 (1-800-242-8721).

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American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My husband's recent heart attack turned dinnertime into a challenge for me. I love to cook, but now it had to be boring old bland stuff, right? Wrong! This cookbook gives you the recipes for one delicious dish after another. It's a staple now in our house, right up there next to the salmon, blueberries, oats and broccoli.
PhytoFreindly More than 1 year ago
This book contains information that everyone can use. America is experiencing an epidemic of rotubund proportions. This book helps educate people on how to reduce heart disease and diabetes. It is a useful book as a whole. However, the amount of daily protein that is recommended in the average human diet is, in my opion, a little low. If an athlete uses this book they must adhere to a diet that is more specific for highly active bodies. In all, it is a good book. It has been useful in showing me how to lower my sodium and cholesterol levels; something every American should be doing. I feel better already!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The recipes are great but I was disappointed that there are no pictures! Zucchini Bread is fantastic & only 1 g. of fat!!! Lots of recipes that are tasty but low in fat!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book! Back in May I made a meal for my in laws wedding anniversary. It was entire meal including desert and through out the entire thing I recieved so many compliments, like 'I didn't know you knew how to cook so well.' It was simple with this book!
Guest More than 1 year ago
when i got the cookbook, i was disappointed because of the pages being papery instead of glossy, and all the photos are all together in the middle of the book. The recipes are common everyday ones , like mexican food, chinese, salads, sandwiches, roast beef. other than the pages getting easily damage, while cooking, it's a good cookbook.