Knack Low-Salt Cooking: A Step-by-Step Guide to Savory, Healthy Meals

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Salt is the world’s most common seasoning. And yet it can mask the true taste of foods and contribute to serious medical conditions. But how can you cut your sodium intake without sentencing yourself to a tasteless existence? Enter Knack Low-Salt Cooking. Its step-by-step, visual format makes enjoying healthful—and flavorful—food every day easier than ever. It shows how you can add luster to your foods again by using such ingredients as herbs, spices, and lemon juice. All recipes are accompanied by ...

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Overview

Salt is the world’s most common seasoning. And yet it can mask the true taste of foods and contribute to serious medical conditions. But how can you cut your sodium intake without sentencing yourself to a tasteless existence? Enter Knack Low-Salt Cooking. Its step-by-step, visual format makes enjoying healthful—and flavorful—food every day easier than ever. It shows how you can add luster to your foods again by using such ingredients as herbs, spices, and lemon juice. All recipes are accompanied by full-color photos and by a nutritional analysis, including sodium amounts. This book finally gives us hundreds of delicious reasons to just say “no” to salt.

350 full-color photos
100 recipes & 250 variations

Appetizers
• Breakfast
• Breads
Chicken
• Beef
• Pork
• Fish
Vegetarian
• Casseroles Ethnic Delights
• Beans
• Salads
Potato Recipes
• Soups 
Brown Bag Lunches
• Desserts

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599217840
  • Publisher: Knack
  • Publication date: 1/6/2010
  • Series: Knack: Make It easy
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 934,022
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda Johnson Larsen is the author of many cookbooks, including Knack Chicken Classics and Knack Quick & Easy Cooking, and is the Guide for Busy Cooks at About.com. She has created and tested recipes for major food companies since 1987, and she has written articles for Woman’s Day

Jean Kostak, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. She is the program coordinator for the Diabetes Education Program at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Jackie Alpers is an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in numerous books, including Knack Calorie Counter Cookbook and Knack Mexican Cooking, as well as major magazines. Visit her at jackiealpers.com.

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Table of Contents

Knack Low-Salt Cooking

 

Introduction

Chapter 1: Getting Started

     Salt and Your Health

     What is Low Salt?

     What Do We Consume?

     Salt’s Function in Food

     Low Sodium Food

     Potassium Chloride or Sea Salt?

Chapter 2: Reading Labels

     Sodium Free

     Very Low and Low in Sodium

     Light in Sodium

     Reduced Sodium

     Unsalted

     Healthy

Chapter 3: Adding Flavor

     Citrus Juices

     Herbs

     Spices

     Condiments

     Homemade Herb Blends

     Chiles

Chapter 4: Appetizers

     Roasted Garlic Dip

     Caramelized Onion Spread

     Gingerbread Snack Mix

     Three Tomato Bruschetta

     Crisp Egg Rolls

     Mushroom Tartlets

Chapter 5: Breakfast

     Apple Oatmeal

     Eggs Benedict

     Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

     Fluffy Pancakes

     Brown Sugar Waffles

     Spicy Potato Strata

Chapter 6: Breads

     Oatmeal Scones

     Banana Bread

     Cranberry Nut Bread

     French Bread

     Dinner Rolls

     Whole Wheat Bread

Chapter 7: Chicken

     Grilled Cranberry Chicken

     Chicken Breasts Alfredo

     Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

     Baked Crisp Drumsticks

     Pasta Chicken Casserole

     Roast Lemon Chicken

 

Chapter 8: Beef

     Grilled Hamburgers

     Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

     Swiss Steak

     Grilled Steak

     Beef Brisket

     Pot Roast

 

Chapter 9: Pork

     Grilled Chops

     Glazed Tenderloin

     Stuffed Chops

     Lemon Pork Medallions

     BBQ Ribs

     Herbed Pork Roast

Chapter 10: Fish

     Grilled Salmon

     Glazed Fish Fillets

     Stuffed Fillets

     Grilled Fish Kabobs

     Shrimp Scampi

     Salmon with Orange Sauce

Chapter 11: Vegetarian

     Beans and Rice

     Pesto Fettuccine

     Tofu Stir-Fry

     Mac and Cheese

     Veggie Stuffed Shells

     Spinach Manicotti

Chapter 12: Casseroles

     Updated Tuna Casserole

     Ziti and Chicken Casserole

     Turkey Tetrazzini

     Vegetable Enchiladas

     Chiles Rellenos

     Malaysian Noodles

Chapter 13: Ethnic Delights

     Groundnut Stew

     Chicken Divan

     Souvlaki

     Kung Pao Chicken

     Shepherd’s Pie

     Shrimp Gumbo

 

Chapter 14: Bean Recipes

     Classic Baked Beans

     Black Bean Chili

     Slow Cooker Beans

     Lentils and Rice

     Many Bean Stew

     BBQ Beans

 

Chapter 15: Salads

     Spinach Salad

     Mixed Fruit Salad

     Broccoli Salad

     Caprese Salad

     Potato Salad

     Orange Gelatin Salad

Chapter 16: Potato Recipes

     Hash Brown Potatoes

     Oven Fries

     Scalloped Potatoes

     Hasselback Potatoes

     Sweet Potato Casserole

     Baked Stuffed Potatoes

Chapter 17: Soups

     Chicken Broth

     Lentil Soup

     Chicken Noodle Soup

     Pumpkin Soup

     Vegetable Barley Soup

     Caribbean Black Bean Soup

Chapter 18: Brown Bag Lunches

     Chicken Cheese Pitas

     Tuna Salad Sandwiches

     Hoagie Sandwich

     Crisp Salmon Salad

     Grilled Veggie Sandwich

     Gyros Sandwiches

Chapter 19: Desserts

     Chocolate Chunk Cookies

     Meringue Bar Cookies

     Ice Cream Pie

     Chocolate Trifle

     Lemon Meringue Pie

     Caramel Layer Cake

Chapter 20: Resources

   

   

   

   

   

   

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