Low Sodium Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Low Sodium Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes have to be one of my favorite foods, and I have been working on perfecting my mashed potato recipe since I was a teen.  I created some really great mashed potatoes, which are now (unfortunately) off limits for a low sodium diet.  But the big diet change did not mean that we had to abandon mashed potatoes entirely.  In fact, I took it as a challenge and started crafting and recrafting my recipe until I came up with this.  You get richness from the butter and a bit of tang from the sour cream (just a hint, which is essential in the perfect mashed potatoes).
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Low Sodium White Bread

Favorite White Bread

Sodium in off-the-shelf bread is typically about 200 mg per slice, which makes it something that Joe just can’t afford with his diet.  We have tried a few no-sodium options that we can grab in our local grocery store, but none of them are anything we want to eat with any regularity.  My solution?  I bake bread.  For those of you who love baking (like me!) this is the obvious solution.  For those of you who aren’t bread bakers, I say give this recipe a shot.  (You can even half this recipe and mix it in a bread machine if you’ve got one of those.  It works great that way.) Continue reading “Favorite White Bread”