Category Archives: no-fat

Healthy Heart Market offering shipping discount

Healthy Heart Market is a good place to shop online for low-salt offerings you can’t find in local stores. I turned to it extensively after my 2012 angioplasty as I dropped salt, fat and sugar from my daily eating routine. … Continue reading

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Low-salt, Low-fat recipes for Super Bowl

The Big Game is almost upon us, that day when everyone else is eating fried, greasy, salty, fatty snacks. But if you’re on a  low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar diet as I am, my first suggestion would be you host the party … Continue reading

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No salt, no sugar, 4th of July recipes

You don’t have to fast on the 4th when you’re trying to eat healthy. We have recipes for you. Enjoy the day! Continue reading

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Low-salt, low-sugar barbecue chicken with a garlic kick

My quest for low-salt, low-sugar ketchup led me to try Doc’s a while back but I’ve written about how it was too spicy for my tastes. Rather than throw out the bottle, however, I’ve been saving it to use as … Continue reading

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A handy way to eat apricots year-round

I just love apricots and was happy to find these, I hope other supermarkets closer to me start carrying them as well. Continue reading

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Walmart, Aldi’s, others making fresh and organic food moves

Consumer desire to buy more unprocessed fresh and organic foods has definitely gotten the attention of the mainstream food retailing world. Three articles crossed my email recently confirming that.If you want to eat low-salt, low-fat and low-sugar, fresh is certainly the … Continue reading

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An original eggplant recipe from the Frank family, next generation

Both teams dived in and created two amazing dishes. My daughter’s eggplant dip was judged the winner, mainly because my father-in-law didn’t like having the skin of the eggplant still on the dish my son and daughter-in-law made. I enjoyed both dishes and ate both that day. Continue reading

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New nutritional guidelines not tough enough on salt, target sugar instead

I aim for the 1,500 mg figure and so have changed my shopping and eating habits entirely in the past three years to get the salt out, finding low-salt ketchup, barbecue sauce, salsa and even low-salt olives. Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture examples from the Twin Cities

I mentioned  my son’s commitment to the farm-to-table, local food movement in another post. He and I toured several urban agriculture sites during my recent trip to the Twin Cities. I found them fascinating and am waiting to see just how widespread this movement … Continue reading

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Let us discuss lettuce, is it all the same?

Lettuce is something I eat daily since my angioplasty in 2012. A salad is my normal lunch when working at home, or eating away from home. I generally buy a spring mix of various lettuce types at Costco or elsewhere … Continue reading

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