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Heart-smart recipes you'll love

4/25/2013, 3:58 p.m.
Eating for heart health is actually easier--and more delicious--than you might think. When you have...
Heart-smart recipes you'll love

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Beat eggs and milk in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Shape meat mixture into oval loaf in shallow baking pan. Bake 1 hour or until cooked through (160 degrees).

Variation: Prepare as directed, using fat-free milk and substituting 1/2 cup cholesterol-free egg product for the eggs and 2 pounds thawed frozen ground turkey for the ground beef.

5. BANANA BREAD

Total Time: 65 minutes. Makes 16 servings (1 slice per serving)

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup shredded wheat cereal, finely crushed
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, cereal, spice, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside. Beat sugar and margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Blend in bananas. Pour into greased 9-by-5-inch loaf pan. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely.

Special extra: Toast the bread slices and top each with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate sorbet and a drizzle of strawberry sauce for a different kind of banana split.