The Heart Protection Kitchen: Easy and Healthy Recipes for a Happy Heart (Paperback)
The Heart Protection Kitchen is a collection of 100 mouthwatering recipes designed to prevent and reverse heart disease. Cowritten by the director and dietitian of Oregon Health & Science University's (OHSU's) Center for Preventive Cardiology and based on their innovative cooking program of the same name, this cookbook teaches readers to prepare delicious meals that are quick, affordable, healthy, and perfectly balanced to protect the heart. From a kale Caesar salad to chicken cacciatore to decadent brownies, each recipe includes prep and cook times, symbols for special dietary requirements, and a nutritional chart to help readers track their intake. Moreover, the book includes a comprehensive introduction with heart-healthy information, strategies for meal planning, and tips for healthy cooking. The Heart Protection Kitchen is an indispensable cookbook for home cooks who want simple, healthy, and flavorful dishes. Tracy Severson and Sergio Fazio created the Heart Protection Kitchen, an acclaimed food program at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), with the goal of helping patients reduce heart disease by improving their diets. The service has inspired countless patients with a team of doctors, a nutritionist, and award-winning chefs teaching them how to cook delicious, heart-healthy meals. This cookbook is a collection of those recipes, from our kitchen to yours.