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Low Sodium Tzatziki SauceBy cukebookTzatziki is quite easy to make and includes some of my favorite things like lemon, garlic and cucumbers. Having a food processor or blender comes in handy for recipes like this, but aren't completely necessary. Also known as cacık or tarator, tzatziki is a dip, soup, or sauce which is normally found in of Southeast Europe and the Middle East. This salt-free version of tzatziki can be made under 20 minutes, and contains little to no sodium.
5 Ingredient Salt-Free Pesto RecipeBy cukebookSometimes less is more in cooking, including this easy 5 ingredient salt-free pesto recipe. Using a food processor this recipe can be made in under 10 minutes. I grow lots of basil and always end up with too much. The solution? I make tons of pesto and store it in the freezer until I need it! Pesto goes great with pasta dishes, risotto, sandwiches and more.
Low Sodium Pesto & Goat Cheese ChickenBy sodiumoptionalWho doesn't like goat cheese and pesto? This low sodium pesto and goat cheese chicken recipe is so easy to make that directions are practically in the name. Although this recipe only has four ingredients, it's totally tasty. This is a great recipe to whip up if you're in a pinch and have a couple things laying around. If you like this recipe feel free to comment below!
Salt-Free Poultry Seasoning RecipeBy cukebookThere's nothing like combining a bunch of potent herbs to create a wonderful blend. This salt-free poultry seasoning recipe makes enough to season about two whole fryer chickens. Of course you can always cut the recipe in half or even double it! Salt-free herb blends are slowly becoming more popular, but still can be difficult to find in some states. I enjoy making my own salt-free blends because I can control certain herbs and spices that I like more than others. Or I can add a little bit of heat if I'm up for some spice! If you like this no salt added chicken seasoning, please comment below and let me know what you think.
Salt-Free Jerk Seasoning RecipeBy cukebookJerk chicken has got to be one of my favorite types of chicken and whenever I visit the Caribbean I try my best to find it. It's something about that sweet and spicy tang that gets me every time. This salt-free jerk seasoning recipe will season about two pounds of chicken, but can easily be doubled or cut in half. Looking for a salt-free jerk marinade? Add the juice of one lime and 1/4 cup of vegetable oil. This recipe is super versatile and can be used on chicken, beef, pork, fish and vegetables. If you're a fan of sweet and spicy, then be sure to give this jerk seasoning a go. Let me know what you think in the comments below.
Turkey Bolognese with Zucchini NoodlesBy Anthony ValentineIn an effort to stick with my low sodium diet while also reducing my carb intake, along came the half zucchini noodle half spaghetti turkey bolognese. Also known as "zoodles", zucchini noodles are extremely versatile and are a great alternative for people trying to follow a low-carb diet. This low sodium turkey bolognese recipe is one of my favorite recipes, and a challenging one at that. Although this recipe is a bit tough to make, it's totally worth the effort for you and whomever you are cooking it for! If you are able to pull off this recipe or have any questions please comment below what you think! Note: This recipe is relatively high in potassium & phosphorus. If you're following a low potassium or low phosphorus diet, I recommend only having one serving of this dish.
Easy Roasted Cherry TomatoesBy Anthony ValentineFollowing a low sodium diet can create difficulties when developing flavor in the kitchen. One thing I love to do is roast my fruits and vegetables. Roasting can significantly elevate the flavor of any dish you're preparing, and is super easy to do. Throughout this recipe I will show you how to make roasted cherry tomatoes at home with only the tomatoes and a little olive oil. This recipe will work with any type of tomato, carrots, squash, potato etc. You can find this recipe being used in our turkey bolognese Here
Low Sodium French Onion DipBy cukebookI love caramelized onions on almost anything. Which is why I also love this easy to make french onion dip. Most store bought french onion dips are pretty high in sodium in order to preserve them for months on end. This low sodium french onion dip recipe is packed with flavor, and has only 33mg of sodium per 2 tbsp serving. It's a win-win for anyone following a sodium restricted diet like me! The key to this recipe is to really render down the onions so they are beautifully caramelized and packed with flavor. If you liked this recipe please comment below and let me know what you think!
Low Sodium Roasted Garlic Mashed PotatoesBy Anthony ValentineAnyone can boil potatoes and mash them up, but making mashed potatoes that are creamy and delicious can be difficult. Roasted garlic is a potatoes best friend and goes especially well with mashed potatoes. This low sodium garlic mashed potato recipe is very tasty and is sure to impress anyone you serve them to. I really like to roast a bunch of garlic before hand and keep it in the fridge for when I want to use it in recipes like this one. It's so simple to put a bunch of garlic cloves into an aluminum foil pouch, pop it in the oven and boom, delicious roasted garlic!
Low Sodium Sweet & Spicy Thai Chili SauceBy cukebookMost Asian sauces contain high amounts of sodium, that goes for most store bought sweet chili sauces as well. You can expect anywhere from 200 - 400mg of sodium per 2 tbsp serving in the stuff you find at the store. This low sodium Thai chili sauce recipe uses a simple slurry to create a beautifully textured sauce that not only is very low in sodium, but is also very easy to make. If you're wondering how to make a thai chili sauce, I would give this recipe a try. Make sure to let me know how it tastes in the comments below.
Low Sodium Honey Mustard RecipeBy Anthony ValentineHoney mustard has to be one of my favorite sauces. This particular low sodium honey mustard recipe has only .3mg of sodium per serving, which makes it a "very low sodium" condiment. This honey mustard goes great with salads, sandwiches, chicken tenders, grilled meats, veggies and more. The best part? You can pour it on!
Homemade Toasted Sesame Seed & Almond Nut-ThinsBy Anthony ValentineIf you've never tried these nut-thins from blue diamond you're totally missing out. They are so delicious! I found myself buying a box every single time I went to the market. I finally decided I wanted to make my own homemade nut-thins. This recipe yields around 100 crackers and can be made in just an hour. If you're like me and love this snack, then you'll want to give this nut-thin recipe a try.
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