Try a Healthy Recipe in Honor of Heart Month

One way to celebrate American Heart Month is to eat foods that are heart-healthy. Try this fun dish that uses the lettuce leaf as the wrapper — a healthy trick that’s popular on restaurant menus, cooking shows and in food magazines.


Spicy Asian Salad CupsIngredients:

1/2 cup light mayonnaise

1-1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard

1 tsp. Chinese chili sauce

25 oz. canned, salt-free white meat chicken packed in water, drained

8 oz. canned water chestnuts, drained, chopped

4 chopped green onions

2 Tbsp. unsalted, unoiled, chopped nuts (cashews, almonds or walnuts)

1/4 tsp. black pepper

2 tsp. lime juice OR

juice from 1 fresh lime

12 lettuce leaves (iceberg, green leaf)



  In a medium mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, and chili sauce.

  Stir in chicken, chestnuts, onions, nuts, pepper, and lime juice.

  Spoon equally into lettuce leaves and serve.




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