Low-Salt Cookbook: A Complete Guide to Reducing Sodium and Fat in the Diet

Low-Salt Cookbook: A Complete Guide to Reducing Sodium and Fat in the Diet

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by American Heart Association, Mary Winston
     
 

America's most trusted authority on heart-healthy eating presents its classic low-salt cookbook, revised and expanded with 50 brand-new recipes.

Millions of health-conscious Americans want to reduce their sodium intake, and the American Heart Association offers a delicious way to do just that. Encompassing everything from appetizers and soups to entrées… See more details below

Overview

America's most trusted authority on heart-healthy eating presents its classic low-salt cookbook, revised and expanded with 50 brand-new recipes.

Millions of health-conscious Americans want to reduce their sodium intake, and the American Heart Association offers a delicious way to do just that. Encompassing everything from appetizers and soups to entrées and desserts, the American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, Second Edition, is a wonderful collection of more than 200 scrumptious low-salt — and, of course, low-fat — recipes.

Whether you're in the mood for a revised classic or an up-to-the-minute future favorite, you'll find just the thing to please your palate. The latest dietary information and tips on substituting ingredients, avoiding hidden sodium, and dining out will help you stick to your low-sodium way of eating — and enjoy it.

If you're one of the 50 million Americans with high blood pressure or one of nearly 5 million who suffer from congestive heart failure, reducing the sodium in your diet and controlling your body weight are two of the best things you can do to help manage these conditions. A must-have for sodium-watchers, this book shows you how to accomplish your goals without sacrificing style or flavor.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812991079
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/15/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.39(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.24(d)

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Hot and Smoky Chipotle-Garlic Dip
Serves 8, 2 tablespoons per serving

Serve this spicy mixture on cucumber rounds or baked tortillas (see Cook's Tip on Baked Tortillas, page 17). Or thin it with 2 to 3 tablespoons of fat-free milk and use it as a dip for vegetables. It's especially good with carrots, celery, cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, and yellow summer squash.

23 cup nonfat or light sour cream
3 tablespoons low-fat or fat-free, cholesterol-free mayonnaise dressing
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 chipotle pepper, canned in adobo sauce
1 medium clove garlic, minced, or
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
18 teaspoon salt
Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional)

In a food processor or blender, process all ingredients except cilantro until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with cilantro.

Calories 36
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrates 6 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated 0 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Sodium 129 mg
Potassium 53 mg
Calcium 28 mg

Copyright 2001 by American Heart Association

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