Watch Your Sodium With These Delicious Low-Sodium Recipes

Watch Your Sodium With These Delicious Low-Sodium Recipes

Sodium is an important part of a balanced diet. It helps regulate fluids in the body and transmit nerve impulses among other functions. The problem is that most Americans are consuming way more sodium than is healthy! The current dietary guidelines suggest eating no more than 2,300 mg of sodium a day. If you have high blood pressure, heart disease or just want to eat a healthier diet, we've got plenty of delicious, low-sodium recipes. These recipes are so tasty that you won't even need table salt!

Garden Quesadillas - This delicious vegetarian recipe is also great for diabetics!

Crisp Cucumber Salsa - If you love cucumbers, then you'll have to make this salsa! It's creamy, crunchy and bursting with fresh flavors!

Squash and Veggie Couscous - This delicious and low-fat recipe goes great with the lemon-mustard pork chops!

Carrot Apple Soup - On a brisk fall day, nothing is more appealing than a steaming bowl of this soup. The sage gives it that special taste.

Vegetarian Phyllo Pizza - This pizza is so rich and savory, you will never need to order delivery again!

Greek Peasant Salad - This is a deliciously refreshing Mediterranean-style salad!

Spinach and Jack Cheese Bread Pudding - This savory bread pudding is a wonderful departure from quiche and is easy to prepare for lunch or brunch!

Tropical Tilapia - A deliciously light and refreshing tropical dish for the spring/summer season. This requires only 6 ingredients for a full meal!

Yummy Tomato Soup - Creamy, easy to make low sodium tomato soup.

Low Sodium Egg Salad - This egg salad has enough zip to make up for the missing added salt.

To learn more about the dangers of a high-sodium diet, click here.



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