Preventive Cardiology Health Information

Heart Protection Kitchen healthy cooking demonstrations

Recipes for everyday meals.

  • Hearty Tuscan Spring Meal, taught by executive chef, Doug Lang (February 2020)
    Recipes: Hearty Tuscan Chicken, Kale, and Cannellini Bean Soup and Whole-Grain Crackers

  • Tuna pasta puttanesca (May 2020)
    Taught by Dr. Sergio Fazio, Chair of Preventive Cardiology, and his wife, Elisabetta Fazio
Watch how to make tuna pasta puttanesca, hosted by Dr. Sergio Fazio and Elisabetta Fazio
  • 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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