- 1/3 cup cranberries (or raisins), dried, unsweetened
- 1/4 cup almonds sliced, unsalted
- 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds hulled, unsalted
- 3 apples (red or green), cored, thinly sliced into about 12 pieces each
- 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/4 cup reduced fat, smooth peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon honey
Adding even one serving of color in the form of fruits and vegetables each day is a great way to start building a healthier you. All forms (fresh, frozen, canned and dried) and all colors count! Eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is directly linked to a longer, healthier life. It can reduce the risk of premature death, heart disease, stroke, multiple forms of cancer, and conditions like diabetes and hypertension which are linked to lower quality of life.
These recipes are brought to you by the American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart ® Program. For more simple, quick and affordable recipes, visit heart.org/simplecooking.