Heart Healthy Recipes | Food Substitutions

Meal Planning

Buttery spreads (soft margarine spreads) instead of butter

Leading health organizations agree that starting at age two everyone should follow heart-healthy diet and lifestyle recommendations. But eating heart healthy meals doesn't mean giving up on taste. Here are some tips on how to make "health" a special ingredient in your recipes:

How to Make Heart Healthy Meals

Source: National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Your Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol With TLC”

Cooking Methods

Milk/Cream/Sour Cream




Meats and Poultry

Using soft margarine spreads instead of butter

Sandwiches and Salads

Soups and Stews



Lowering Cholesterol Levels