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Heart Healthy Recipes: Day 1

Mini waffles, edamame and pasta salad, grilled fish with tomatoes

En español | Diet is an integral piece of keeping your heart healthy. With this seven-day supply of heart-friendly meals (and snacks), you will be on your way.

Mini Cinnamon Stackups

Serves 4; 1 waffle and 1/2 cup yogurt per serving

4 4-piece frozen miniwaffles

1 tablespoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 kiwifruit

1 star fruit (optional)

2 cups fat-free or low-fat vanilla yogurt, frozen vanilla yogurt, or vanilla ice cream

1/2 cup fresh blueberries

1 cup fresh raspberries or strawberries

Toast waffles and separate each into four pieces. Arrange three pieces in a cloverleaf on each of four plates.

In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon. Cut each kiwifruit crosswise into six pieces. Cut star fruit crosswise into eight pieces.

To assemble, sprinkle half the cinnamon sugar over waffles. Spoon 1/2 cup yogurt onto each serving. Arrange three slices kiwifruit, two slices star fruit, 2 tablespoons blueberries and 1/4 cup raspberries on each. Angle remaining waffles on side of fruit and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon sugar.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)
Calories                           227
Protein                             8 g
Carbohydrates                 43 g
Cholesterol                      10 mg
Total Fat                             3
     Saturated                     1 g
     Polyunsaturated           *
     Monounsaturated         *
Fiber                                  5 g
Sodium                              266 mg

Reprinted with permission from the American Heart Association Meals in Minutes cookbook, Copyright © 2002 by the American Heart Association.

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