Recipes and Posts Tagged salt
What’s Up With Sodium?
Here we go again! For years we’ve been warned to limit sodium intake to 2,300 mg per day; about 1 teaspoon of table salt (2 teaspoons of kosher salt). Americans average around 4,000 mg per day. Now, three newly published reports state a high sodium diet is good and low sodium diets ... moreRead more
How Much Sodium Does Salted Water Add To Pasta
Cooking Pasta When you cook pasta, you have two options: Use unsalted water Add salt to cooking water I was raised in the second camp. My parents always added salt to the cooking water. Most pastas have little or no sodium. That’s good if you are on a sodium restricted ... moreRead more
American Heart Association List of High Sodium Foods
The American Heart Association publishes a list of foods providing high levels of sodium in the American diet. USDA sodium limits for Americans are 2,300 mg per day if you are 50 or younger and 1,500 mg per day if you are over 50, African American or have high blood ... moreRead more
Cooking perfect fried eggs can be challenging. Egg yolks are not uniform in size and egg white become runnier the older the egg. This Fried Egg recipe will help you make fried eggs you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Cook’s Tip Frying eggs longer than 3 to 4 ...Read more
Baked Chicken with Italian Sausage Stuffing
Stuffed fowl has been an Italian favorite since ancient Rome. You can make and cook this stuffing separately, or use it to stuff chicken, turkey, duck, or goose. This recipe makes about 4 cups of stuffing enough for 1 to 2 chickens depending on cavity size or a small turkey (12 ...Read more
Skip the Ramon Noodle Soups
They are quick, inexpensive and packed with sodium. One brand boasts in large type on the front of the package that their soups have zero grams of trans fat. On the back of the package in small type it states you can reduce the amount of sodium by simple using ... moreRead more
Salt: It’s Organic?
Organic foods have increased in popularity as consumers become more concerned about the additives in their foods. The United States Food & Drug Administration maintains a list of over 65,000 approved additives. When you buy organically grown fresh fruits and vegetables you expect them to be free of synthetic fertilizers ... moreRead more
Guacamole, the avocado based dip and condiment popular with Mexican foods is simple to prepare but can be challenging if ripe avocados are not readily available in your area. An alternative is prepared guacamole. It is relatively inexpensive if Haas avocados are selling for a dollar or more each. The ... moreRead more