So it’s football season and you want to hunker down in front of the TV with friends. And snacks. You can’t forget the snacks. Well, then this dip might just be your best friend. It is creamy, spicy, and less than 90 mg per (very filling) serving. Continue reading “Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Dip”
Oh you, wherever you are, I wish you could smell my house right now. It smells like fall. It smells like apples and cinnamon baking with brown sugar and pecans with a really great cake foundation. You should try this. Really, really. The smell alone is worth it.
I’m just gonna leave this here: lime and garlic marinated grilled chicken smothered in fire roasted green chiles, sharp cheddar, and fresh sliced jalapeño.
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.
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.
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”