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A Happy "Good Morning"

Saturday, July 11, 2015      4 comments

Without opening my eyes I knew it was light, although grey, outside. I heard a very loud purr and a comfortable warmth against my knee. I waited a bit, just enjoying the moment, and then opened my eyes to see my little Stacey, a calico cat ... Read more

SOY SAUCE SUBSTITUTE

Thursday, July 09, 2015      4 comments

I have always loved Chinese foods but since my low salt diet, they have been really forbidden – soy sauce too, too much sodium for me. So excited the other day when I found a substitute for the culprit – that delicious soy sauce. Honestly... Read more

Low Sodium Soy Sauce Substitute

Thursday, July 09, 2015      2 comments

I have always loved Chinese foods but since my low salt diet, they have been really forbidden – soy sauce too, too much sodium for me. So excited the other day when I found a substitute for the culprit – that delicious soy sauce. Honestly... Read more

An "Educated" Palate

Saturday, June 27, 2015      4 comments

An “Educated” Palate I heard a TV chef today on line say that his daughter already has a great palate. In growing up in Miami, Stonington, CT, and Holyoke MA, I never heard that term and even now – and I am 80 – it is a new and... Read more

Low Sodium Resource

Thursday, June 11, 2015      3 comments

I really like this web site - refer to it often The Daily Dish Low Sodium Recipes & MORE.... Read more

IN MY NEXT LIFE -

Saturday, May 30, 2015      6 comments

If I have any say (: ) in my next life, I know what I want to be. I’ve done a lot of things in my 80 years. I graduated high school in 1952 and there were just so many (so few?) professions open to young women. I have been an office work... Read more

SODIUM IN CHEESE

Saturday, May 30, 2015      2 comments

Was wanting to make a simple dish that included cheese and realized the cheese was pushing up the sodium content of the dish. Searched on line rather than take the time to check out a book and I found, almost immediately, https://www.fats... Read more

"YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE"

Thursday, May 28, 2015      7 comments

A memory flash - On a recent TV commercial an old gentleman sings a few bars of “You Are My Sunshine”, a popular song , first recorded in 1939 and declared one of the state songs of Louisiana. I first heard that song years ago... Read more

Tired of cereal, smoothies et al?

Sunday, May 03, 2015      10 comments

Found this just now and I'm headed to the kitchen to try it: Avocado and Salmon Low-Carb Breakfast Serves: 1 Ingredients • 1 ripe organic avocado (about 100 grams or 2.5 oz) • 2 oz of wild caught smoked salmon ... Read more

Learning new stuff

Friday, April 24, 2015      5 comments

Several weeks ago I bought the NuWave Mini Oven. It is just the right size for me cooking only for myself. It took me a little time to go play with it – I am one who wants to read all the accompanying instructions for a new appliance and ... Read more

Another source for you

Monday, April 20, 2015      2 comments

If you like to explore new recipe/food sites do look at : ChooseMyPlate.gov Weekly Digest Bulletin ChooseMyPlate@public.govdelive
ry.com I found the food tips helpful and the recipe section full of quick, easy and nutritious dishe... Read more

Chrispys

Thursday, April 09, 2015      3 comments

My favorite dish for my evening meal (“supper” here) is a creamy soup, a light green salad and chips and a dip. I was tired of low sodium crackers and trying to cut back the sodium even more - and trim the grocery costs too. Got a great i... Read more

MEMORY FLASH

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      4 comments

Not long ago on TV’s “ CHOPPED” one item in the basket for the competing chefs to cook was a cow’s tongue. Not very appetizing-looking but no one was groaning. Except the host who commented that he didn’t like “the bumps... Read more

I Just Can't Help Myself !

Friday, February 13, 2015      4 comments

Today I found a wealth of low sodium recipes (after I typed low sodium into the search box) and all sorts of other interesting recipes on a web site - really - INSANITY IS NOT AN OPTION ! I have enjoyed it so much, marked things I want to t... Read more

Another reference

Thursday, February 12, 2015      2 comments

Another quick one on EatingWell.com find Genius salt-slashing tips and recipes. Fun and profitable reading. Ive pretty much stopped reading all recipes that appeal and then have to modify them to lower the salt content. Years ago, tha... Read more


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