10 Recipes for Heart-Healthy Dinners That Require No Cooking

Green Goddess Salad with Chickpeas

Avocado, buttermilk, and herbs form a healthy green goddess dressing for cucumber, tomato, Swiss cheese, and chickpea salad. Grilled veggies taste wonderful with extra dressing.

Cucumber Salad Sandwich

Enjoy this creamy cucumber filling with your favorite fresh herbs, feta, and lemon. Salting and patting the cucumber dry minimizes its moisture, preventing the filling from sopping the bread

Shredded Chicken & Avocado Nacho Salad

This five-ingredient salad makes dinner the easiest. And Super Bowl Sunday potential abounds.

Mixed Greens with Lentils & Sliced Apple

This lentil, feta, and apple salad is a great vegetarian meal. Save time by substituting low-sodium, rinsed canned lentils for the salad.

Crunchy Chicken & Mango Salad

Sugar snap peas and napa cabbage make this Asian dinner salad crisp. Spice up the dressing with sambal oelek, an Indonesian hot sauce. 

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe for Sandwiches 

The celery and apple provide crisp and sweetness to this simple tuna salad. Greek-style yogurt replaces mayonnaise to bind and impart tanginess and creaminess. 

Fiber-Packed White Bean & Spinach Salad

Ras el hanout, a Moroccan spice blend of cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, ginger, cardamom, and crushed black and red pepper, season white beans in this light salad.

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Avocado & Walnuts

Strawberry spinach salad with soup, a half sandwich, or grilled chicken or roasted salmon is a quick and healthful meal.

Arugula and Cucumber Salad with Tuna 

Crisp Persian cucumbers and celery liven up this spicy baby arugula salad. The mild, buttery flavor of Castelvetrano olives enhances tuna. Nicoise or Kalamata olives punch.

Cotija-Lime Cucumber Sandwich

This simple vegetarian cucumber sandwich is inspired by Mexican street corn elote. Cotija cheese, lime, and cilantro flavor cucumber slices instead of corn for a delectable filling. 

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