Low Sodium

If you're on a low-sodium diet, these recipes are for you. Choose from low-sodium soups and snacks to healthy main courses, all carefully created for sodium-conscious eaters.

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How to Make Old-Fashioned Chicken & Dumplings

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.

MyPlate Meals: 6 Healthy, Hearty Beef Recipes

"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.

How to Make Potato Salad

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.

Great Ground Turkey Recipes: Rah, Rah, Rah!

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.

Hearty Beef Stew with Roasted Winter Vegetables

This hearty beef stew is good for you thanks to lean beef and lots of vegetables, yet it tastes just like traditional versions.

MyPlate Meals: 6 Healthy, Out-of-the-Ordinary Chicken Recipes

Healthy chicken recipes that taste as good as they are good for you.

How to Make Baked Tilapia

Learn how to bake tilapiamild flavored, light texture, and inexpensiveand you can have a fast fish dinner any night of the week, seasoned with whatever sauces and spices you like!

How to Make Vegetable Soup

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.

Lunch Meat: Know Your Label Lingo

Back-to-school season is in full swing, and that means filling those lunchboxes. Packing healthy lunches (that don't secretly end up in the trash) can be a challenge, so as you head to the deli aisle and consider the options for sandwich fillings this fall, keep these label terms in mind. "Light" / "Lite"Processed or deli meats labelled "light" or "lite" must contain at least a third fewer calories (or 50 percent less fat) than the regular version of that meat.

How to Bake a Pork Loin

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.

Best Heart-Healthy Dinner Recipes

Have a heart -- or at least some heart-healthy recipes to get you back in shape before Valentine's Day. It may sound silly, but for all the work our hearts do, we often don't show them much love. After all, the heart is the one muscle that never stops pumping, even while we sleep.

How to Make Broccolli and Cheese Soup

Want everyone to eat their broccoli? Then learn how to make broccoli and cheese soupyou'll know that you're serving a nutritious dinner, the kids will just think it's a bowl of cheesy goodness.

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes, as Easy as Pumpkin Pie!

The Thanksgiving holiday feast doesn't have to be a calorie-laden festival of over-indulgence. However, that doesn't mean you'll have to gnaw on celery sticks and iceberg lettuce all day to keep things on the healthy side -- not when there are so many tasty alternatives to the classic Thanksgiving dishes. Of course, for diners with dietary restrictions, Thanksgiving can be a day filled with anxiety; having to count calories or watch salt or sugar at the big feast is no fun.

Chicken Chow Mein: 30-Minute Meal

Stir-fry is always quick, easy, and delicious, and this recipe for Chicken Chow Mein (click here for recipe) is no exception. That it's fast is never in doubt. That it's healthy too -- loaded with vegetables as well as plenty of lean chicken -- is another given.

MyPlate Meal: A Southern Classic Turns Healthier

Hooray for autumn! As the weather turns cooler, and the long days of summer are replaced by early twilight, the changing season begs for heartier fare -- meals that are homey, comforting and flavorful. It gives us a perfect excuse to indulge in our favorite comfort foods, dishes (traditionally) more focused on flavor than nutrition.

Sweet & Sour Pork Kabobs: 30-Minute Meal

Colorful, easy to make sweet and sour pork kabobs are a summertime improvement on the classic takeout favorite. And the big difference is the grill. You want to be outside anyway at this time of the year, so why not pop your favorite Chinese dish right on the barbecue?

Eat Healthy, Eat Happy: 12 Fit & Flavorful Healthy Recipes

Healthy and delicious is what everybody wants to eat these days. Why not? There's no reason food that's good for you can't taste good, too.

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