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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.
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 Flatbread RecipeBy Anthony ValentineI'm a huge fan of quickly taking a few flatbreads out of the freezer to make some pizza for dinner. The frozen flat breads at the grocery store are great and very convenient, but they are almost always very high in sodium. One flatbread could be as high as 1000mg of sodium! I mean, I could personally eat one entire flatbread pizza...the small ones of course. So I decided to come up with a low sodium flatbread recipe so I could freeze my own flatbreads and make pizzas conveniently without getting slammed with tons of sodium. These low sodium flatbreads are super easy to make, and you can freeze them and use them for months. This recipe makes 8 flatbreads, and when individually wrapped and frozen, will last up to 6 months.
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!
Healthy Creamy Garlic & Spinach Alfredo PastaBy Anthony ValentineAbsolutely mouth watering garlic and spinach alfredo recipe. By creating a simple compound roux with our garlic, we are able to create a beautiful, velvety alfredo sauce that is SURE to impress your friends. The best part about this recipe is that it's super easy to pull off and it can be thrown together in a short 30 minutes. The trick? If you're like me and follow a low sodium diet, then you know that a dish like this is normally pretty difficult to pull off. A lot of alfredo recipes use tons of milk or cream, instead we're going to be using a 2:1 ratio of stock to the milk, which will help cut back the sodium, and phosphorus for that matter (for the CKD peeps).
Salt-Free Mango Chutney RecipeBy Anthony ValentineThe perfect balance of sweet and spicy, this salt-free mango chutney recipe goes great over chicken, turkey and pork. I adapted this recipe from a restaurant I use to be the sous chef of in Portsmouth, NH called the Blue Mermaid. I fell in love with it there, and carried it over to my website here. If you're looking for a great tasting healthy chutney recipe than look no further. This low sodium chutney recipe is low so super easy and delicious and you can whip this up in around 30 minutes. If you enjoy this recipe, please comment below and share with your friends!
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.
Salt Free Taco Seasoning RecipeBy cukebookEveryone knows that the pre-packaged taco seasoning found in grocery stores tends to be extremely high in sodium. If you're like me and following a low sodium diet, you may want to avoid the pre-packaged stuff and try making your own homemade salt free taco seasoning. Feeling ambitious? Want the best results possible? I highly recommend buying whole unground spices, dry-roasting and grinding them yourself. You can find a guide on how to dry-roast and grind your own spices here. If you've ever wondered how to make your own salt free taco seasoning, then you have to give this recipe a try. Also remember to try this salt free taco seasoning recipe with our low sodium chicken tacos!
Low Sodium Butternut Squash SauceBy Anthony ValentineSomething about that roasted flavor that gets me everything time. By first roasting our squash we are able get a lovely roasted flavor in our sauce. Whenever I look for specialty sauces at the market, they are always very high in sodium in order to make the shelf life longer. That being said, let's make our own low sodium butternut squash pasta sauce! I'de love to hear what you think of the recipe, if you give it shot make sure to comment below to let me know what you think!
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