7 Days Of Super Healthy Dinner Recipes

We all want to put heart-healthy meals—made with lean proteins, healthy fats, whole grains and antioxidant-rich vegetables—on the table for dinner each night. The Healthy Eating Pyramid also addresses other aspects of a healthy lifestyle—exercise, weight control, vitamin D, and multivitamin supplements, and moderation in alcohol for people who drink—so it’s a useful tool for health professionals and health educators.

We’re told that the healthiest meals are the most colorful, and this dinner is basically a rainbow on a plate. That’s why I created this week of dinner recipes—all qualify as heart-healthy and delicious. As the Arborio rice cooks in the microwave, the sausage, onion, mushrooms, and asparagus are heated up in a pan, mix it all together, and you have a quick rice dinner for two. Take back the dinner hour: We’ve created a week’s worth of great-tasting meals with real nutritional punch. To stave off boredom, freeze one …