If you have high blood pressure, it’s important to reduce your sodium intake. This tip is key in maintaining a healthy lifestyle! Sometimes it’s easier said than done though, since it’s not just a table salt issue. Sodium hides in many pre-packaged and processed foods as well as prepared meals at your favorite restaurants. Make sure you’re reading your nutritional labels, and ask for low-sodium options when dining out. Thankfully you can easily control the amount of sodium added to meals prepared at home. Here are 7 delicious and healthy low sodium recipes you can pass the salt on! They all contain 450 mg of sodium (or less) per serving.
Healthy 3-Cheese Penne
Packed with nutrition, this is one cheesy dish that is packed with flavor! For an even healthier version use whole wheat pasta. Get the recipe here.
Blackened Chicken With Avocado Sauce
Avocados are not only delicious, they’re packed with nutrients too! You’ll love this simple and healthy recipe! Get it here.
Oven Baked Crispy Chicken:
Craving fried chicken? Skip the KFC! This oven baked version tastes amazing and has only 390 milligrams of sodium! One serving also only has 205 calories, so you can pair it with a salad and count it as a healthy meal! Get the recipe here.
Skinny Cajun Shrimp Kabobs
This recipe can be used with any kind of meat, is low sodium and a great meal when you’re craving something grilled! Get the recipe here.
Chicken and Apple Salad
Some salads can be laden with unseen sodium, especially if you use bottled dressings. This salad is healthy and perfect for a lunch or snack! See the recipe here.
Beware of canned soups and stews, because they are typically very high in sodium. Instead, opt for homemade soup and stew recipes where you can control the amount of salt. This yummy Irish stew is perfect! Get the recipe here.
Skinny Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers
This stuffed pepper recipe is low in sodium and low carb as well! You’re gonna love it! Get the recipe here.