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4 Heart Healthy Recipes to Try this Summer

Are you looking for heart-healthy recipes for a summer party or barbecue? Here are some creative recipes for tasty summer fare without the guilt.

Updated July 26, 2022
Whether you’re hosting a family party or a get-together with friends, nothing beats a classic barbecue. Salad, fruits, ribs, chips, burgers, and dogs. The snacking list goes on and on…and it’s so hard not to eat it all!

Looking for new creative barbecue ideas that are lower in sodium and unhealthy fats? You’ve come to the right place. Is this typical barbecue food? Debatable. But is it just as good? It’s even better!

Hummus and Veggies
Not only is this a heart-healthy snack, it’s creamy and delicious. And before you know it, it will be gone.

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Pear and Walnut Salad
High in antioxidants and fiber, this salad will leave you feeling satisfied and guilt-free! Plus, it’s low in sodium and tastes delicious!

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Terrific Turkey Burgers
Substituting beef with turkey is an easy, low-sodium option that tastes just as delicious. Try out this spin on a turkey burger for your next barbecue!

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Dessert Parfait
You have to try this heart-healthy parfait that is rich, decadent, but with none of the guilt!

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Summer really is the best season, and we hope you have a happy and healthy one. But if you think it might be time to talk to someone about your heart health, don’t forget Virtua is South Jersey’s heart headquarters, delivering the care you need, when you need it. Connect with a cardiologist within 48 hours.