Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in review

Thank you everyone for an amazing year!   The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about … Continue reading

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No Salt, No Sugar Recipes for the 12 Days of Christmas — 2015 edition

We’re back with our 2nd annual No Salt, No Sugar recipes for the 12 days of Christmas. Continue reading

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Need to quit sugar? Here’s why and how to do it

Editor’s note: This is a guest post with sponsored links. I’ve been doing this blog for three years and have now begun accepting paid guest posts such as this one. I’d love your feedback on it, did it provide you useful information? Continue reading

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Going salt-free: these substitute ingredients are all you need

You might not think it, but there’s a lot of salt that goes into the food we eat! I’m not just talking about the salt you put on your food at home. When you buy “packaged” foods, they often contain … Continue reading

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Fast food breakfast top food story for 2015 — woe is us

Fast food breakfast is going to give you lots of salt, no matter what time of day you have it. Know what you’re getting and use tools like the Menu Meal Builder to help at least minimize your salt. Continue reading

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Salt or sugar — pick your poison

The salt you add to food is generally only a small part of your overall salt consumption every day, especially if you’re eating a lot of processed foods or dining at restaurants for a majority of your meals. Continue reading

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No-salt Christmas gifts? Here’s some suggestions

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone you know on a low-salt, low-fat diet, check these out. They’d be fun to find under the tree. Continue reading

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Roasted potatoes as a holiday side

Roasted potatoes were a menu mainstay of my Italian-American youth, so its nice to see another dish I grew up with making it into the mainstream. Continue reading

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A new take on turkey meatballs — apples and cranberries

I will omit the salt and substitute panko breadcrumbs for regular because they are lower in salt. I’m also using an egg white rather than a whole egg. Continue reading

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A salmon dish for garlic lovers

Salmon is a fish I love and garlic is another favorite, a is lemon. So I was excited to try a recipe I saw in People magazine for salmon with lemon, garlic and leeks. Oddly enough, I can;t find the recipe … Continue reading

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