Recipes and Posts Tagged low sodium

Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable

Potatoes are inexpensive, one of the best sources of potassium, and provide many other essential nutrients. Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable is very low in calories compared to fried potatoes, potato chips, mashed potatoes, and other prepared potatoes. You get the health benefits of potatoes without the calories and sodium. ...

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Meatloaf Meal

Easy 5-Minute Homemade Gravy

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Packaged and prepared gravies are convenient, but have additives and preservatives in addition to lots of sodium. In about the time it takes to make gravy from a mix, you can make this homemade gravy recipe. Easy 5-minute homemade gravy tastes best when made with pan dripping from roasting meat ...

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Oven Roasted Zucchini

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Zucchini is about 90 percent water and very low in calories. Oven Roasted Zucchini is a quick, easy recipe you can make using your oven or toaster oven depending on the amount. While over 75 percent of the calories are from fat, most of the fat is monounsaturated if you ...

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

25 Calorie Homemade Ranch Dressing and Dip

Buttermilk based ranch dressing has been an American favorite since its inception in the 1950’s. This homemade ranch dressing and dip has about 60 percent less calories than commercially prepared full-fat ranch dressing without sacrificing flavor. Like all processed foods sold today, what you get is not the same ranch dressing ...

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oven fried tortillas for tostadas

Oven Fried Tortillas For Tostadas

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Tostadas are an open faced taco served on a crisp corn tortilla. Store bought corn tortillas are very low sodium compared to flour tortillas with 10mg or less sodium per tortilla. Fried corn tortillas sold for tostadas can have up to 20 times the sodium of fresh tortillas. You can ...

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BBQ Chicken Meal

Barbecue (BBQ) Sauce

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Making homemade BBQ Sauce takes only minutes. While it does not have the shelf-life of prepared sauces with preservatives, it does have up to 40 percent less sugar and up to 80 percent less sodium. This BBQ Sauce is perfect on beef, chicken or pork, or can be used for ...

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Thumbprint Cookies

You can make Thumbprint Cookies with a variety of toppings using the chocolate filling shown in the photos or your favorite jam or preserves. Using butter produces a whiter cookie versus margarine. Margarine has added color to make what is essentially shortening look like butter. You can use butter, margarine, ...

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