Healthy Recipes

At the Vein Institute of NJ at The Cardiovascular Care Group, we not only talk about your vascular health, we eat about it, too!

And to encourage more healthy eating, we started a Healthy Recipes Contest where our staff submit their favorite healthy recipes that they want to share with you and their fellow co-workers. 

Below are our collection of award-winning healthy recipes for you to enjoy. Bon Appetit!

Turkey Taquitos

Summer Greek Orzo Salad

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles


Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Balsamic Grilled Steak Salad with Peaches

Aunt Kitty’s Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Farro Salad

Homemade Healthy Farro Tomato Salad with Herbs close-up in a plate on the table. Horizontal

Orange Zucchini Loaf

Orange Zucchini Loaf

Low Carb Blueberry Muffins

Low Carb Blueberry Muffins

Creamy Garlic Tuscan Shrimp

Creamy Garlic Tuscan Shrimp

Grilled Chicken Margherita

grilled chicken breast  topped with melted mozzarella cheese, basil  pesto, tomato  and caper

Easy Cheesy Vegetable Quesadillas

quesadilla with cheese, chilli, greens

Healthy Chicken Quesadillas

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<li>1 cup cooked boneless skinless chicken breast</li>
<li>1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes with green chilies</li>
<li>1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained</li>
<li>1/2 cup canned corn, rinsed and drained</li>
<li>1/4 cup cilantro, chopped</li>
<li>1/2 tsp garlic powder</li>
<li>1/2 tsp onion powder</li>
<li>1/2 tsp cumin</li>
<li>1/4 tsp oregano</li>
<li>4 flour tortillas</li>
<li>1 1/3 cup reduced fat shredded pepper jack cheese (or other cheese)</li>
<li>Combine the chicken, tomatoes, black beans, corn, cilantro, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, and Season with salt and pepper.</li>
<li>Heat a nonstick skillet over medium high Place the tortilla in the skillet and sprinkle one half with about 1.5 tbsp of cheese. Spread with about 1/2 cup of the chicken filling. Top with another 1.5 tbsp of cheese. Fold the tortilla over and cook on one side until cheese is melting and the tortilla begins to brown. Flip over and cook on the other side for 2-3 minutes more until tortilla browns and cheese it fully melted. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.</li>
<li>You can also make full-size quesadillas instead of folding the tortillas in half. Just make sure to note that the serving size would be half a larger quesadilla.</li>
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