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Heart Protection Kitchen healthy cooking demonstrations

Recipes for everyday meals.

  • Heart-healthy salmon, taught by executive chef, Doug Lang (January 2019)
    Recipes: Salmon en papillote (baked in paper) with roasted vegetables and potatoes
  • Heart-healthy Mediterranean meal (February 2019)
    Recipes: chicken souvlaki, falafel balls, tzatziki sauce
  • Heart-healthy spring brunch, taught by executive chef, Doug Lang (March 2019)
    Recipes: buckwheat blintzes, turkey-apple sausage patties, steamed asparagus with lemon-sage, brown “butter,” roma tomato with spinach
  • Plant-based spring meals, taught by Dr. Enjae Jung (April 2019)
    Recipes: tofu lettuce wraps with pickled onions and spicy green sauce, spring pea soup
  • Plant-based holiday menu, taught by executive chef, Doug Lang (December 2018)
    Recipes: root vegetable shepherd's pie, late fall salad and pear crisp
  • Autumn meal, taught by executive chef, Doug Lang (November 2018)
    Recipes: butternut squash soup, grilled chicken with pear salsa
  • Autumn plant-based meal, taught by Tracy Severson, R.D. (October 2018)
    Recipes: bean and butternut squash chili, apple and arugula salad
  • Italian-themed meal, taught by Dr. Sergio Fazio, and wife, Elisabetta Fazio (September 2018)
    Recipes: rockfish with seasoned bread crumbs, quinoa-stuffed peppers
  • Mediterranean meal, taught by Dr. Kevin Wei (August 2018)
    Recipes: chicken kofta kebabs, grilled artichokes with garlic aioli dipping sauce, saffron brown rice
  • Heart-healthy pasta night, taught by Dr. Jonathan Q. Purnell (July 2018)
    Recipes: kale Caesar salad, pappardelle with walnut Bolognese
  • Heart-healthy Turkish meal, taught by Nathalie Pamir, Ph.D. (June 2018)
    Recipes: yogurt dip, lentil balls, summer vegetable tapa
  • Cook once, eat all week, taught by Tracy Severson, R.D. (May 2018)
    Recipes: sheet-pan roasted root vegetables, turmeric rice bowl with root vegetables and chickpeas, roasted root veggies & greens over spiced lentils, roasted vegetable & black bean tacos.
  • Heart-healthy vegetable migas, taught by Bruce Warden, Pharm.D. (April 2018) | watch the video
    Recipes: vegetable migas 
  • Heart-healthy Spanish meal, taught by Dr. Albert Camacho (March 2018)
    Recipes: gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp), roasted Brussels sprouts 
  • Plant-based meal, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (February 2018) 
    Recipes: flash-cooked vegetables and chard with crispy mushrooms and cashews; buckwheat noodle pillows; no soy sauce
  • Heart-healthy Indian meal, taught by Dr. Sanjiv Kaul, CEO of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute (January 2018) | watch the video
    Recipes: chicken korma, smoked eggplant, zucchini raita
  • Heart-healthy taco night, taught by Tracy Severson, R.D., dietitian for the Center for Preventive Cardiology (December 2017) | watch the video
    Recipes: roasted vegetables and black bean tacos, Mexican coleslaw
  • Plant-based menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (November 2017)
    Recipes: mushroom and bean cakes, cauliflower puree with garlic, wilted spinach, Spanish-style mushroom conserve
  • Indian-inspired menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (October 2017)
    Recipes: chicken with turmeric and coriander, cucumber and tomato raita, pineapple and ricotta brûlée with pistachios
  • Quick and easy heart-healthy menu, taught by Dr. Enjae Jung (September 2017)
    Recipes: carrot, ginger, and coconut soup; chicken wraps with peanut sauce
  • Heart-healthy plant-based menu, taught by Tina Kaufman, Ph.D., PA-C (August 2017) | watch the video
    Recipes: one-pan Mexican quinoa, oatmeal banana cookies
  • Summer celebration menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (July 2017)
    Recipes: chilled summer corn and buttermilk soup with shrimp, Oregon albacore tuna salad, raspberry lemon spritzer
  • Heart-healthy Mexican menu, taught by Dr. Joaquin Cigarroa (June 2017) | watch the video
    Recipes: white chili with chicken and quinoa, Mexican chopped salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette
  • Late winter menu, taught by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina (March 2017)
    Recipes: butter lettuce and avocado salad with mustard vinaigrette, olive oil and fennel crackers, savory onion soup
  • Japanese-inspired meal, taught by Dr. Bart Duell (April 2017) | watch the video
    Recipes: okonomiyaki, edamame, and tofu and eggplant dengaku with miso topping
  • Northern African tagine, taught by Dr. Jonathan Lindner (February 2017) | watch the video
    Recipes: chicken tagine over whole-wheat couscous
  • Plant-based winter meal (January 2017) | watch the video
    Recipes: apple-arugula salad with lemon dressing; vegetable stew with beans and pasta; baked apples
  • Heart-healthy Thanksgiving dinner (November 2015) | watch the video
    Recipes: roasted beet and tart apple salad, roasted delicate squash with quinoa salad, cranberry sauce, cauliflower "stuffing," and roasted turkey
  • Mediterranean kebabs (August 2015) | watch the video
    Recipes: Mediterranean lemon-herb chicken kebabs, tzatziki (Greek-style yogurt sauce), Provençal lentil and brown rice pilaf, baba ganoush (Middle Eastern eggplant-tomato relish) with avocado
  • Southwestern (September 2015) | watch the video
    Recipes: autumn melon cooler, jicama and chayote salad with lime and spice-toasted pumpkin seeds, southwestern-style chicken pozole
  • Flavors of west India (October 2015) | watch the video 
    Recipes: fall vegetables and tofu with flavors of western India, farro and black nile barley with cardamom, tomato, onion cachumber and carrot koshumbir
  • Winter vegetarian meal (December 2015) | watch the video
    Recipes: pear-ginger salad, winter vegetable ragout with greens and grains, and cranberry bars

My heart-healthy plate

Use the My Heart-Healthy Plate guide to help you make smart choices about the food you eat.

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