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Keep the Beat Recipes

Enjoy these heart healthy recipes created by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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Keep the Beat Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Dinners is a new cookbook that is put together by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. This cookbook offers healthy recipes that are low in fat and calories but high in flavor. The cookbook contains 75 different recipes for your enjoyment and includes full color design photographs. There are various dishes that you can have as your entrée and the cookbook even includes some vegetarian dishes. There are also some information sections that talk about safe food temperatures, food preparation, FAQ for food and an ingredient list.

The recipes within Keep the Beat Recipes are categorized by the main dish and the categories include beef, pork, poultry, seafood, pasta, vegetarian as well as vegetable and grain side dishes. The recipes contained in this cookbook cover various cultures including Asian, Latino, Mediterranean and American cuisine. The dishes are focused on keeping your heart healthy and you can actually get the book in PDF format for your computer. If you simply click on the PDF link on the book purchase page of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute web site, you can view and save the entire cookbook for free.

PRO
  • Able to download or view the cookbook for free
  • Heart healthy recipes
  • Categorized by the main entrée
  • Diverse recipes including foods from other cultures
  • Includes some vegetarian recipes
  • Gives info on what a healthy diet should include
  • Emphasizes lean meats and portion control
  • Recipes are low in fat, trans fat, sodium and cholesterol
  • Recipes don’t take a lot of time to prepare
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

Keep the Beat Recipes offers 75 different recipes that are healthy and offer culturally diverse flavors. The recipes within this cookbook are easy to prepare and don’t require that you spend an entire day cooking. All of the recipes are low in fat, sodium, added sugars and cholesterol. The recipes are also broken out according to their main entrée for your convenience. There are some vegetarian recipes available too. For the recipes that include meat, lean cuts of meat are used. Portion control is important with this cookbook as well.

Some of the delicious recipes you’ll have an opportunity to cook include:

  • Cocoa-spiced beef tenderloin with pineapple salsa
  • Quick bee casserole
  • Japanese-style beef and noodle soup
  • Thai-style chicken curry
  • Chicken quesadillas with red and green salsa
  • Turkey club burger
  • Baja-style salmon tacos
  • Red snapper provincial
  • Braised cod with leeks
  • Baked pork chops
  • Grilled pork tenderloin with Asian sauce
  • Mushroom penne
  • Linguine with clam sauce
  • Rotini with spicy red pepper and almond sauce
  • Red beans and rice
  • Broccoli with Asian tofu
  • Three-bean chili with chunky tomatoes
  • Grilled romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing
  • Roasted beets with orange sauce
  • Autumn salad
EXERCISE

There is no exercise associated with the Keep the Beat Recipes cookbook.

CONCLUSION

It’s not often that you find a cookbook put together by a reputable source that happens to be free, but Keep the Beat Recipes meets that requirement. The cookbook has 75 recipes that are good for your body and available at no charge to you all you have to do is open the PDF and start cooking. All of the recipes are classified by their main dish to make them easy to find. There are vegetarian recipes available as well so there’s something for everyone.

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