Fire Roasted Green Chiles

Fire Roasted Green Chiles

You know those little canned green chiles that you can use in scrambled eggs, tacos, nachos, chili, and so much more?  They are one of my favorites because they are easy to keep on hand and can be tossed in oh so many foods to add something special.  Unfortunately those little wonders contain 60 mg of sodium per tablespoon.  And when you use them with the frequency (and quantities) that I do, they add up really fast.

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Pizza Margherita Grilled Cheese

Pizza Margherita Grilled Cheese

Ahhhhhhh cheese. And bread? Don’t get me started on the wonders of bread. Put these two together and you have something truly amazing – the grilled cheese sandwich.  But it is also the nemesis of many diets – including a low sodium diet.  So, how can we get that same crusty, ooey-gooey melty deliciousness without sky-high sodium?  We take flavors from garlic and basil, use an amazing low so bread, and use a creamy, fresh mozzarella.

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Low Sodium Pantry: Broth

If you are transitioning to a low sodium diet, then you are probably paying close attention to food labels. And you have probably noticed that many of your pantry staples and convenience items are full of sodium.  One of the more obvious pantry culprits is broth, with a cup coming in at a whopping 850 mg.  Fortunately, there are some really great low sodium options out there.   I will round up a few of the broths that are staples in my pantry. Continue reading “Low Sodium Pantry: Broth”