Looking for a new cookbook filled with healthy recipes? These recipes are samples from various American Diabetes Association cookbooks.
Making your own low-sodium sauce is a great way to add flavor to your dishes without the extra salt. This recipe features a rich, velvety mustard sauce that blankets savory chicken tenders on a bed of noodles and tender-crisp broccoli.
Try to have fish at least once or twice a week for a heart healthy meal plan. Crisp, flavor-packed vegetables make this relish a cooling accompaniment to the spicy fish, while fresh lemon juice and gingerroot add zing.
The beans in this recipe will be a good source of fiber and lean protein. Crusty whole-grain rolls and fresh fruit salad pair especially well with this hearty soup.
A favorite menu item at many restaurants, chicken fingers are easy to prepare healthfully at home. Serve them with some raw carrots, celery and bell pepper strips. This recipe uses a blend of spices to add flavor, which is a great way to cut back on salt.
Using a little bit of fruit in your dishes is another great way to add flavor without added salt.
This salad gets a thumbs up for its visual appeal and its sweet and spicy tang. It'll make a great nonstarchy side for any meal!
Try including fish in your meal plan at least once a week. This tilapia recipe is a great dish you can try out!
One way you can include nonstarchy vegetables in your day is to eat them with some low fat and low sodium dip, like this Triple-Duty Ranch Dip with Dill. The herbs and spices add a lot of bold flavor and go well with nonstarchy vegetables for a snack.
Stews are a great idea for a cold winter day. Try this stew recipe out featuring shrimp and clam. It's a great seafood option in the colder months and is easy to make!
Beans are a great lean protein source and can make great side dishes. Try this recipe out with baked chicken breast or add it as a topping for a salad!
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