Holiday Recipes

Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells in a 13 x 9 baking dish.

Low Sodium Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Large pasta shells stuffed with four cheeses and chicken. Stuffed shells are topped with even more cheesy goodness and baked in the oven. Even with all the cheese, we were still able to keep the sodium under 450 mg per serving. The sodium is kept low by making our own salt free chicken instead of …

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Strawberry-Pecan Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Quick and Healthy Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Fresh strawberries, toasted pecans, and homemade poppy seed dressing make this salad special. There are many reasons to love this recipe. Above all, it’s very easy to make and good for you too. A similar restaurant salad is loaded with saturated fat and sodium mainly coming from the dressing. Try our homemade poppy seed dressing …

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Classic Guacamole

Super Easy to Make Classic Guacamole with Unsalted Chips

Find this recipe and more in the¬†Weekly Meal Plan for January 10-16, 2021 Easy to make classic guacamole is the perfect appetizer or snack. Keep the sodium in check by choosing unsalted tortilla chips. Look for chip brands with less than 1 gram of saturated fat, at least 2 grams of fiber, and less than …

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Healthier Italian Stuffed Beef Rolls

Healthier Italian Stuffed Beef Rolls

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home Magazine Feb/Mar 2020. This looks like an intimidating meal to make, but it is really not that hard when you start with thin-sliced beef sirloin instead of pounding a regular sirloin steak as in original recipe. The elegant flavors of spinach and artichokes blended with cream cheese and spinach …

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Low Sodium Vegetable Lasagna

Low Sodium Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna, in general, is not usually part of a Cardiac Diet. But here, we cut the sodium and saturated fat by using “no salt added” spaghetti sauce and fat-free or part-skim cheeses. The result is delicious and hearty enough to satisfy pasta lovers. This is also a great freezer meal that can be made ahead.

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