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Easy Low Sodium Marinara SauceBy cukebookThere's nothing like a good, hot marinara sauce over pasta. It was a staple in my household growing up. Almost every Sunday night you could expect a dish of pasta with my moms homemade tomato sauce. She made the same sauce every weekend for years and years. After going to school for culinary arts and finding out that tomato sauce was considered a "mother sauce" in cooking, I fell even more in love with marinara sauce, and sauces in general. This low sodium marinara sauce recipe is easy to make, and tastes great. I normally double, or even triple the recipe and freeze the rest for a day I don't feel like cooking dinner. Simply pull the sauce out of the freezer in the morning, and heat it up in a sauce pot at night. I do like to add some salt to this recipe because it helps with the acidity of the tomatoes a bit, but you're more than welcome to make this a salt-free tomato sauce by removing the salt all together. Let me know it tastes in the comments below!
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.
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!
Low Sodium Sausage, Egg, & Cheese Hash Brown SkilletBy cukebookThis simple yet filling breakfast has quickly become a favorite in our home. The secret to making this recipe is to mix up your own sausage from unseasoned ground pork. You can even make it ahead of time and keep it on hand to make this an even quicker breakfast. This low sodium sausage egg and cheese hash recipe can be fixed up in just about 30 minutes and is sure to be a family favorite.
Low Sodium Fried Chicken Tenders RecipeBy sodiumoptionalI don't recommend eating fried food too often but every once in a while it's a nice treat. I like to think that if I'm going to eat fried food, I would rather fry my own in nice clean oil. When at a restaurant you have no idea how gross their frying oil is, or what was fried in it before. Plus chefs are almost programmed to salt everything that comes out of a fryolator. I know this because I use to be a chef for many years before my kidney disease took its final toll on me. This low sodium chicken tender recipe involves deep frying, so make sure to have a plate with paper towels on it off to the side to drain the chicken once it comes out of the hot oil. Let me know what you think in the comments below.
Low Sodium Cheesy Stuffed Anaheim ChilesBy sodiumoptionalYou are going to love these low sodium cheesy stuffed Anaheim green chiles. After all, who doesn't love cheesy things? If you can’t find Anaheims you can also use poblanos or jalapenos instead. The creamy turkey filling is to die for, and will surely turn heads at the dinner table. This recipe is always a huge hit as an appetizer for parties and large groups.
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 Lemon Oregano ChickenBy Anthony ValentineMy hometown has this Greek restaurant that does an unbelievable job using lemon and oregano on a lot of their dishes. The chicken there is to die for. I wanted a low sodium lemon oregano chicken recipe that could compete, but could also be made at home for myself and my family.
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 Turkey MeatloafBy Anthony ValentineBy throwing some things together one night I came up with this low sodium turkey meatloaf recipe. The end result is a delicious, moist turkey meatloaf with a nice crunchy crust. Meatloaf is always a good change of pace meal for my family and I. We use to never make meatloaf, but now that we've stumbled upon this recipe it seems like we make it once or twice a month now. If you're looking for a salt free turkey meatloaf, give this recipe a try and comment below to let me know what you think about it.
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.
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