Meatless Meals

Fried Eggplant in electric skillet shallow frying

The Best Fried Eggplant

Panko bread crumbs create the crunchy coating for these perfect "shallow fried" eggplant. Shallow frying gives you the "crunch" factor without the food absorbing an excessive amount of oil. Cooked eggplant can also be frozen for a quick snack or appetizer later.Note: Recipe is based on a "Small" eggplant, which is 6 slices. Scale recipe …

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Low Sodium Chimichurri Breakfast Tostada

Low Sodium Chimichurri Breakfast Tostadas

Find this recipe and more in the Weekly Meal Plan for January 24-30, 2021 Recipe adapted from Taste of Home MagazineI thought these wouldn't be that filling, but boy was I wrong! Most tostada recipes use refried beans, but here black beans are the star. The chimichurri sauce comes together in 20 minutes or less. …

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Low Sodium Four-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Find this recipe and more in the Weekly Meal Plan for February 7-13, 2021 Recipe adapted from Diabetic Living, "The Ultimate Diabetes Cookbook" Who doesn't love mac and cheese? There is nothing more comforting than all that cheesy goodness on your plate. This version melds four different cheeses for a creamy sauce that is not …

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Salt-Free Chicken Master Mix

Shredded chicken can be made ahead and frozen for quick and easy dinners during the week. We omitted the salt to make the mix salt free and used boneless chicken to make the mix easier to shred and package.Makes about 12 cups cooked chicken and 12 cups chicken broth.

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.