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General Tso’s Chicken

I so love General Tso’s Chicken, but it’s usually pretty high in sodium. This recipe uses reduced-sodium soy sauce, so that helps cut down the sodium. Unfortunately the gluten-free soy sauce is high in sodium, so you have to make … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Tomatillo Bake

I like that this recipe has a lot of flavor, but it only uses one skillet for preparation. Just make sure that you use a pot-holder to get it out of the oven as the handle will really heat up … Continue reading

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Orange Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

Here’s a quick and easy lunch recipe. For an Asian dish, it’s pretty low in sodium too. And with ¾ cup of rice it’s just over 300 calories – the perfect target for lunch.

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Vietnamese Meatball Noodle Bowl

Here’s a quick and easy lunch or dinner dish. It tastes great and it’s very low in sodium. And for just 331 calories, it’s very filling.

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Presenting — A Healthier Olive

Let’s face it, even though olives start out being a natural food, most of them are over processed by the time they actually reach consumers. Along the way, they also pick up chemicals, preservatives and a lot of added sodium. … Continue reading

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PJ’s Skinny Burritos a Real Hit

It’s hard to pass up on something called a skinny burrito, so when I saw a box of PJ’s Skinny Burritos at Costco, I just had check them out. And after reading the label and finding that they had just … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato Soup

When we were on the road last month I had an absolutely delicious bowl of rustic tomato soup at The Orchard Hill Country Inn in Julian, California. When I came home I just knew I had to replicate it; and … Continue reading

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Kirkland Ham Now Lower in Sodium

I kind of have a love-hate relationship with Kirkland ham. With 849 mg. of sodium, it’s not as high as other hams, but it’s still more than I’d like. And since we only have ham once or twice a year, … Continue reading

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Yummy Tortilla Crusted Tilapia

The Costco sample lady got me again! This time it was with High Liner tortilla crusted tilapia. I have to admit that I reluctantly tried the sample, because I’ve just not been too impressed with tilapia in the past. It’s … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Pita Bread

When Charles said I should make my own pita bread, I actually laughed. After all, why would I make something that I can easily pick up at the supermarket? But then when I had a disappointing pita experience I decided … Continue reading

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