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Maple-Chili Glazed Pork Medallions

Pork medallions are quick and easy to prepare, and are particularly tasty with a maple-chili glaze.

» Maple-Chili Glazed Pork Medallions

Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

The addition of delicious sweet potatoes gives a nutrient boost to mashed potatoes. Double it: Cook the potatoes in a Dutch oven rather than a large saucepan.

» Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

Creamy Chopped Cauliflower Salad

Caraway and cauliflower are a match that brings to mind wursts, kraut and foamy, cold mugs of beer. Alas, not everyone loves that caraway flavor so leave out the caraway seeds if you prefer—the salad's wonderful either way.

» Creamy Chopped Cauliflower Salad

Hungarian Beef Goulash

This streamlined goulash skips the step of browning the beef, and instead coats it in a spice crust to give it a rich mahogany hue. This saucy dish is a natural served over whole-wheat egg noodles. Or, for something different, try prepared potato gnocchi or spaetzle.

» Hungarian Beef Goulash

Bean & Tomato Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

This beautiful salad combines fresh tomatoes, green beans, red onions and dried heirloom beans. Recently harvested beans (and thus freshly dried) cook more quickly than the kind you buy year-round at the market. In the latter part of the summer, farmers' markets begin to sell a fresh crop of heirloom varieties that would be perfect for this salad.

» Bean & Tomato Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

Pineapple-Teriyaki Chicken

Grilled teriyaki chicken with pineapple can be made with just a few pantry staples. Although it's delicious when made with canned pineapple, fresh pineapple and its juice can easily be used in its place. Serve with brown rice and snow peas.

» Pineapple-Teriyaki Chicken

Chicken in Garlic-Vinegar Sauce

Braising chicken in vinegar and herbs is a very popular way of cooking in Mediterranean Europe. Often paired with sweet sausage, this is a gutsy, wholesome dish that can be made a day ahead. Serve with whole-wheat couscous tossed with fresh herbs and steamed broccolini.

» Chicken in Garlic-Vinegar Sauce


These healthy low sodium recipes pack a lot of flavor.

When it comes to “natural” ways to improve blood pressure, most experts agree that eating a low-salt diet is a smart strategy. Laying off the salt shaker now can provide big health payoffs later. Studies show that those who reduce their sodium intake have lower blood pressure and are less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other complications of cardiovascular disease. But just because you have to limit the salt in your diet doesn’t mean you have to shortchange your taste buds. We’ve hand-picked some of our favorite low sodium main-dish and side recipes that contain no more than 480 milligrams and 360 milligrams of sodium per serving respectively. These recipes are so delicious, we promise you won’t even miss it.

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Healthy Low Sodium Main Dish Recipes

Although there are many variations of this Mexican chicken...
Chicken, melon, walnuts and feta top mixed salad greens for...
Braising chicken in vinegar and herbs is a very popular way...
Pepper-crusted steak, grill-charred vegetables and sesame-...
This streamlined goulash skips the step of browning the...
Pork medallions are quick and easy to prepare, and are...
This quick and easy okra and chickpea stew is full of...
Whole-wheat pasta adds nutty flavor plus extra nutrients...
Grilled teriyaki chicken with pineapple can be made with...
Fennel-crusted pork chops with a warm citrus-and-fennel...
Lime juice, chili powder and pepitas give this salmon...
In our humble opinion, steak is best topped with sweet...
Rosemary has a strong flavor, but offers only a subtle hint...
This flavorful seafood soup combines elements of the famous...

Healthy Low Sodium Side Dish Recipes

This beautiful salad combines fresh tomatoes, green beans,...
Winter squash contributes a rich, full flavor to a simple...
This simple combination of corn, mushrooms and bacon goes...
Caraway and cauliflower are a match that brings to mind...
Lemon zest and oregano add Greek inspiration to these...
Toasted nuts and fresh orange zest adorn these versatile...
Red beets and golden carrots look especially festive in...
You get two sides in one with this dish—whole-grain barley...
This warm spinach-and-beet salad is inspired by a dish from...
Watercress and Belgian endive are topped with fresh corn...
Great-tasting whole-grain pilafs are available these days,...
The addition of delicious sweet potatoes gives a nutrient...

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