Tag Archives: sauces

Stunning tomato recipes — maybe not stunning but worth checking

Cooking Light calls these recipes healthy too, that’s a stretch given the salt, fat and sugar content. So as always check recipes and delete the evil big three of salt, sugar and fat. Continue reading

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Another tasty-looking tomato sauce recipe from Recipe Rehab

I also might be tempted to leave out the kale. I like the idea of the red pepper. Continue reading

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Roasted cheery tomato sauce – a great quick gravy for any Italian dish

Tomato sauce, called gravy in my Italian-American family, is something I simply do not want to live without. I now make it with only the lowest salt-content tomatoes available and have even found low-salt tomato paste. Cooking it, or rather … Continue reading

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Watermelon salsa? I’m going to give it a try

Salsa, at least most store-bought salsa, is loaded with salt. I have found several low-salt varieties I’be blogged about here. But I find most turn up the heat, pepper-wise, to compensate for less salt and I’m not a big hot … Continue reading

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A low-salt brown gravy mix? Taste was ok, but salt is still high

I bought two packets and mixed the contents with water to make my turkey gravy. Each quarter cup, prepared had 210 mgs of sodium, so if you use half a cup, you’re at 410 mgs, about a fifth of my daily salt limit. Continue reading

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Finding a low-salt salsa — Hola, they are out there

My latest find is the Desert Pepper brand’s peach mango salsa with only 25 mgs of salt per two tablespoons. The peach and mango combination give it a nice flavor as well, slightly different from your run-of-the-mill salsa. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! Here’s some low-salt, low-sugar dinner recipes

Merry Christmas to all my readers, thank you for stopping by! Continue reading

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Recipe: Low-salt, low-fat baked mostaccioli

And now enjoy. I consider this four servings. Continue reading

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Low-salt, low-fat baked mostaccioli: gotta love it

I consider this dish a splurge but enjoy it immensely as a special occasion treat or a pick-me-up when I’m feeling tired or sick. Continue reading

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INdustri Café – sad to see it go

The restaurant also has extensive gluten-free and vegetarian options. As our server explained to me, it’s goal is to serve people food they can eat without fear of reactions, allergies, or in my case heart attacks. Continue reading

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