Cooking à la Heart, Fourth Edition: 500 Easy and Delicious Recipes for Heart-Conscious, Healthy Meals (Hardcover)

Cooking à la Heart, Fourth Edition: 500 Easy and Delicious Recipes for Heart-Conscious, Healthy Meals By James M. Rippe (Foreword by), Linda Hachfeld, Amy Myrdal Miller Cover Image

Cooking à la Heart, Fourth Edition: 500 Easy and Delicious Recipes for Heart-Conscious, Healthy Meals (Hardcover)

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Promote heart health, support brain health, and reduce inflammation, with this comprehensive cookbook filled with 500 flexible, flavorful recipes and practical tips for healthy eating, including 50 color photos and illustrations


The Mediterranean and DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating patterns are scientifically proven to be the healthiest for our hearts, and they even have added brain health benefits. Combined, they make the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet, which further reduces the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Cooking à la Heart incorporates all three into one nourishing, wholesome, environmentally friendly cookbook with

  • 500 delicious, health-promoting recipes for every meal (plus snacks and desserts), including: Spinach Scramble Pita Pockets • Turkey-Vegetable Soup • Cilantro-Lime Chicken & Corn Salad • À la Heart Mexican Inspired Mac & Cheese • Shrimp Tacos • Blueberry Crisp • Pumpkin Spice Ginger Bars

  • an emphasis on plant-based ingredients, healthy fats, and thoughtful use of dairy, poultry, and lean red meat

  • nutrition facts for calories, protein, total carbs, dietary fiber, added sugars, total fat, saturated fat, omega-3s, sodium, and potassium


More than 35 color photographs show off how indulgent heart-healthy eating can truly be.With Cooking à la Heart, eating better isn’t difficult or boring—it’s an investment to keep you enjoying good food for many years to come.
Linda Hachfeld, MPH, RDN, is a bestselling author, medical nutrition therapist, Benjamin Franklin Award recipient, district president for the American Heart Association, and community nutrition coordinator with the NIH-funded Minnesota Heart Health Program. She lives in Mankato, Minnesota.

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND, is an award-winning dietitian, culinary nutrition expert, public speaker, columnist for Produce Business magazine, and president of Farmer’s Daughter Consulting, Inc. She lives in Carmichael, California.

James M. Rippe, MD is the founder and director of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute, the largest research organization in the world exploring how daily habits impact health. He is also a professor of medicine focusing on cardiology at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School.
Product Details ISBN: 9781615197583
ISBN-10: 1615197583
Publisher: The Experiment
Publication Date: February 7th, 2023
Pages: 384
Language: English
2023 Living Now Book Award Silver Winner



"A motivational, science-based compendium of information that is both practical and user-friendly.

— from the foreword by James M. Rippe, MD, Director, Rippe Lifestyle Institute, and Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

Cooking à la Heart offers a science-based approach to your home cooking with easy-to-follow recipes and practical guidelines that keep your favorite dishes on the table as you gain deeper understanding of why fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, carefully chosen meats and oils, and enlightened enjoyment of flavors and textures make a difference to our health.

— Edible East Bay

Praise for prior editions



A Midwest Book Award Winner (MiPA)




"Practical and on target!

— Runner’s World Magazine

Cooking à la Heart presents unified dietary guidelines that are clearly explained in an eye-catching format. The recipes are carefully written with complete directions and many interesting serving ideas. The broad range of enticing recipes will appeal to a variety of clients. It is visually attractive and presents scientifically accurate material in an enthusiastic, positive manner that motivates and supports heart-healthy food selection and preparation behaviors.

— Journal of Nutrition Education

Cooking à la Heart offers a practical, hands-on guide to healthy eating. Up-to-date nutrition information and a wide variety of recipes with nutrient breakdown will surely help the reader translate scientific information into day-to-day menus for the family.

— Liz Weiss, MS, RD, former Producer CNN Nutrition News Atlanta, Georgia

Cooking à la Heart offers recipes your heart will love!

— Joyce Nettleton, PhD, RD, Nutrition Consultant Lecturer, Tufts University