Recipe: Persian Chopped Salad

A full cup of coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves makes this a very refreshing salad when you are grilling meat, fish or poultry. Or eat it as it is and enjoy all the fresh veggies.

Recipe: Flavorful Tandoori Shrimp

Looking for an easy and flavorful way to kick off grilling season? Try our tandoori shrimp! This dish will fill your patio with the aroma of Indian spices.

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Poor Diet Linked to Half of Heart Disease, Stroke, Diabetes Deaths

Most of us are aware that what we eat affects our health. But the results of a new study illustrates that fact vividly: Almost half of deaths in one year caused by heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes in a large group of Americans were linked with a poor diet.

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Recipe: Jambalaya One-Pot Meal

You’ll love this gentle yet flavor-packed one-pot meal, even if you shy away from hot, spicy food. But if you want to bring on the heat, just add more Tabasco. You can also substitute chicken or lean pork for the shrimp.

Recipe: Low-Fat Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

These cookies are a better dessert choice for your heart, and you’ll love the taste. They’re flavored with chocolate, vanilla and dried cherries but only contain 4 grams of fat and 4 grams of sugar.