Quick cholesterol friendly recipes

Quick Cholesterol-Friendly Meals & Snacks For Busy People

As a mum of a young baby, I now have limited time to prepare meals. But I still want to make sure I keep my cholesterol down. So my weekday meals are currently based on really simple and minimal cholesterol-friendly ingredients that I can put together as quickly as possible.

Here are my favourite quick and simple meals that contain cholesterol-lowering foods and are really quick to prepare (many take just a few minutes):-

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Cholesterol Friendly Dinners

What are the best protein sources for a low cholesterol diet?

Some meats and dairy products are high in saturated fat, which can raise cholesterol levels if eaten frequently. Therefore, if you have high cholesterol, it’s best to eat more plant proteins, oily fish, lean meats and low fat dairy products instead.

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Which cooking oils lower cholesterol

Which Cooking Oils Help To Lower Cholesterol?

Many cooking oils naturally contain healthy unsaturated fats that can help to lower cholesterol when used as a replacement for other cooking fats, like butter and palm oil.

Here are my 4 favourite cholesterol-lowering cooking oils:-
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Cholesterol friendly snacks

16 Quick & Easy Cholesterol Friendly Snacks

Snacks can be a great way to include extra cholesterol-lowering foods in your daily diet. I have a snack every day at around 4pm when my blood sugar levels dip, and this keeps me going until dinner time. Here are some quick and simple cholesterol-friendly snacks for you to try:-

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Best bread for low cholesterol diet

Which types of bread are the best for lowering cholesterol?

If you love bread then you’ll be pleased to hear that most types of bread are cholesterol-friendly, so are great for a low cholesterol diet. More than that, many types of bread actively lower cholesterol because they’re rich in dietary fibre.

The two main things I look out for when choosing cholesterol-friendly bread are:-

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Cholesterol Lowering Chicken Recipes - Tacos

18 Easy Chicken Recipes That Can Help To Lower Your Cholesterol

Chicken is one of the top cholesterol-friendly protein options because it’s so lean. Skinless chicken breast is the best choice for low cholesterol diets because it’s very low in saturated fat (1g per 100g). Skinless chicken thighs are higher in saturated fat (2.3g per 100g), so I eat them less frequently.

Here are some of my favourite chicken recipes that contain cholesterol-lowering foods like beans, olive oil, nuts and avocados:-
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Cholesterol friendly breakfast cereals

What Are The Best Breakfast Cereals For A Low Cholesterol Diet?

Breakfast cereals aren’t always the healthiest breakfast choice, but they’re fine to include in a low cholesterol diet as long as you choose the right ones. There are two things to check on the back of your cereal box to see whether it’s cholesterol-friendly:-

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The Tastiest Cholesterol Friendly Cheese That’s Also High In Protein

I made an exciting discovery a few weeks ago while doing my weekly online grocery shop. I found a cheese that’s low in saturated fat (so won’t raise your cholesterol levels), high in protein and 100% natural. The only ingredient in it is unpasteurised British cow’s milk (plus some salt), so it’s also a great source of calcium.

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