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If you are looking for a meal packed with nutrients and fiber while remaining low in sodium this old-fashioned chicken & dumplings recipe is for you.
For a dish you can feel great about feeding your family and friends at your next potluck make this low-sodium potato salad. The salt won't be missed with all the other delicious flavors in this recipe.
"Healthy beef" isn't an oxymoron. In fact, when you look for beef recipes that are low in calories, fat and sodium, these two words are actually perfectly harmonious. For most of us, this news is very welcome.
For many cooks, ground turkey is the second-string of ingredients; they only pull it off the bench (or out of the freezer) when they need to replace a favorite choice, such as ground beef. With apologies for the extended football metaphor, we insist that ground turkey should be treated like a star quarterback; this tasty protein definitely has the stats to carry any meal! Lean ground turkey is low in fat and sodium, and it's relatively low in price.
Vegetable soup is a hearty and comforting way to help work in some of those recommended "five a day" servings of fruits and vegetables. It's light, delicious and a flavorful blend of the season's best harvest. Although the end result is a simmering pot of complex flavors, the process for how to make vegetable soup is surprisingly quick and simple.
Pork may be known as "the other white meat," but it doesn't usually top the list when we think of lean protein. We can probably thank bacon for that, but not all pork is dripping in fat and packed with sodium. Pork loin, for instance, is actually quite lean, low in fat, carbs and calories. Learning how to bake a pork loin can add a nice punch of variety and flavor to your diet whether you're watching your weight, trying to eat more healthfully or just looking for interesting new options for your usual dinner rotation.
Though it may seem like a contemporary dish, people have been perfecting the art of how to make potato salad for literally hundreds of years--early recipes date back to at least the 16th century. European settlers introduced potato salad to America, and different recipes reflect how the dish evolved and varied to reflect regional cuisines and preferences. For instance, German potato salad is served warm and includes bits of bacon, whereas cold potato salad--the more popular variety in the United States--follows English and French traditions.
For a vibrant and vivacious side dish with unmatched natural sweetness, you should know how to cook beets. This often overlooked vegetable comes in several varieties, including red ruby and golden, which you can use interchangeably or combine in a single dish.
Raspberry and lemon gelatin add the sweetness while "Fresh Cranberry Relish" (pictured here) and sour cream add tang to this holiday salad.
When Better Homes and Gardens magazine asked readers to name their favorite BH&G recipe, many readers nominated this one. Why? It's the juicy combination of two fruits and the "so fluffy" topping. It's equally delicious made with fresh or frozen fruits.
The buttery smoothness of this dessert recipe will satisfy the family's sweet tooth on a weekday night and also dress up nicely for company.
Basmati rice is a long grain rice recognized for its aromatic fragrance and nutty flavor. Here, it's cooked with currants, orange peel and cinnamon for an Indian-style rice side dish.
The ground nuts replace most of the flour in this spectacular cake.
A big bowl of salty-sweet snack twists provides good munching during family movie night or whenever you're in the mood for a quick-and-easy treat.