Heart Healthier

A Heart Healthier dietary plan emphasizes eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry and fish, nuts and legumes, and limiting saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, red meat, and sweetened foods and beverages.


The meals kits in this section already meet the requirements of a Heart Healthier dietary plan.


The meal kits in the section below will meet the requirements of a Heart Healthier dietary plan with the modification(s) listed.

Baked Orzo

Yay for plant-based meals- veggies and grains!

  • Reduce amount of butter and cheeses

    • Consider extra virgin olive oil for butter.

Beyond Meat Burger

A good veggie-based, higher fiber meal!

  • Reduce or omit cheese

    • Substitution options: dairy-free cheese

  • Omit bun

    • Try it in a lettuce wrap

  • Decrease amount of steak seasoning

Bison Chili

  • Omit or reduce amount of cheddar cheese, sour cream, sriracha toppings

  • Omit or take just one bite of the pumpkin loaf

    • Your brain is satisfied with one sweet bite!

Bison Cheeseburger Quesadilla

  • Omit or use fewer tortillas

  • Reduce amount of cheese

  • Skip the chips! Save them for another meal

Butter Basted Salmon

  • Omit or reduce amount of butter

    • Consider substituting with extra virgin olive oil

Butternut Squash Risotto

  • Omit or reduce cream

    • Substitute with low-fat milk

  • Omit or reduce butter and cheese

    • Substitute with EVOO

  • Reduce amount of gochujang to reduce sodium

Chicken Curry

  • Omit or reduce fish sauce (most of sodium from this one ingredient)

Chicken Tikka Masala

  • Reduce amount of ghee and yuzu mayo

    • Try using half the amounts!

Kick-A**! Striped Bass

  • Decrease amount of ghee

    • Consider substituting with extra virgin olive oil

  • Decrease or omit garlic salt

    • Substitute with dried garlic

Lemon Herb Chicken

  • Omit garlic salt

    • Substitute fresh or fried garlic, if desired.

  • Omit or reduce amount of Garlic Expressions

    • Consider homemade extra virgin olive oil & vinegar dressing

  • Reduce amount of cheese curds

Mediterranean Chicken

  • Omit or reduce amount of feta cheese

Moroccan Bowl

Meat-free dish with lots of fiber!

  • Rinse beans well to reduce sodium

  • Omit or reduce naan bread

Pan-Seared Tilapia

  • Omit or reduce amount of butter and parmesan

    • Consider substituting extra virgin olive oil

Steak Tacos

  • Omit or reduce amount of chimichurri sauce (It’s high in fat and sodium, spicy too!)

  • Drain or rinse jalapeños to save on sodium

Soba Noodle Bowl

  • Decrease amount of rice wine dressing (most of the sodium comes from this one ingredient)