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11/23/13 10:37 A

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The Herbox no sodium bouillion mentioned has potassium chloride (salt substitute) as a major ingredient, so it may not be appropriate if you are avoiding potassium-based salt substitutes, as many doctors advise.

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11/23/13 9:39 A

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Aldis carries Happy Farms Deli Sliced Swiss Natural Cheese (12 slices in an 8 oz. package). Each slice has only 40 mg of sodium...not bad for cheese. (That would equal 60 mg/ounce...but the 2/3 ounce slice makes portion control easier).

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Trader Joe's Swiss cheese (60mg/slice) and Colby-Swiss marble (35mg/slice)

Trader Joe's unsalted tortilla chips

Amore tomato paste in a tube (I've seen it at Kroger and EarthFare)15mg/2 Tbsp

Trader joes fire roasted tomato salsa: 30mg/2 Tbsp

Eden organic lightly salted refried pinto beans: 180mg/half cup

I found Alfredo sauce at EarthFare (brand = Bove's) with 230mg/quarter cup. I make pasta and steam a bunch of broccoli and then cover with 1/4 C of this sauce mixed with a little sodium free marinara - delicious!!

Also found that the Annie's line of frozen foods has a lower sodium line. I've tried the vegetable lasagna and the cheddar bowl, both were around 300mg and pretty good.

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Nathan's Fries 110 calories,2 sugars and 15 mg sodium and the fries and yummy and thick cut

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I may try that one next!


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Love it, as well as the dark chocolate.

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Peanut Butter&Co White Chocolate Wonderful has 35 mg of sodium,7 grams of sugar and 180 calories per 2 Tbsp. This is THE best peanut butter I have ever tasted. YUM!

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The recipes sound great! I wish there was a Trader Joe's closer to my house...the closest one is about forty minutes away. I have used their vegetarian low sodium broth...it tastes great (unlike most of the low-sodium granulated broths/boullions that you find in the grocery store). It's diferent, in that it's in small packets & it's a liquid. I may just have to make the trip to Trader Joe's to stock up on it!

Anyway, a low sodium find I just discovered (and also low fat and calories) that's perfect when you get the munchies, is Kashi TLC Pita Crisps. They have the plain (whole wheat), which are good, but you've got to try the Salsa flavor...incredibly tasty! A serving size is 11 crisps, for 120 calories, and something like 128mg. of sodium (not sure of the exact amt. of sodium, cause I don't have the box near me, lol)


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I have a really low sodium recipe that we all like, and it's vegetarian.
Saute onions, green peppers, zucchini and garlic and put that in a pot with Francisco Rinaldi no added sodium spaghetti sauce. Then cut a block of tofu into small cubes, I first cut the block through to make two rectangles, put them on a towel folded several times and put a weight on top to squeeze out the liquid, then I cut those into 48 cubes each (8 cuts one way, 6 the other). Saute those in olive oil till light brown on all sides. Put that in with the sauce. pour about a half cup of red wine into the saute pan to deglaze and add that to the sauce. Add oregano and pepper, simmer maybe 30 minutes. Serve over pasta, sprinkle with parmesan or romano cheese. The original recipe included eggplant, but I don't like eggplant, and it was a traditional ratatouille recipe with the added tofu, I changed it a bit to suit myself.

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Looks like I will have to make a run down to Trader Joe's.

Today I discovered a practically sodium free dish. I made Barilla's whole grain spaghetti, steamed some broccoli, added tomatoes, onion and peppers, leftover chicken breast. Then I drizzled a little olive oil, red wine vinegar and spiced it with garlic, black and red pepper and Mrs. Dash.


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I am vegetarian as well, and when I need a vegetable-based broth I've used Trader Joes low sodium vegetable broth in recipes and it works out great.

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I never used soy sauce a lot except when called for in a recipe. I haven't tried the recipes; just was looking for a couple of ideas in response to the question.


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12/23/11 10:08 P

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I got Braggs liquid aminos (it's a soy product that subs for soy sauce), It has sodium, but less than regular soy sauce. It's 110 in a half teaspoon. Trader Joes lite soy sauce is less than that, 460 in a Tbsp.. I think I'll look up that recipe you posted and try it. I love stir fries but really need the soy sauce. Does the recipe really produce a soy sauce flavor?

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Wow thanks for the soy sauce recipes. I wonder if there are vegetable low sodium bouillon. I eat meat but my daughter doesn't.

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I've seen low sodium soy sauce, though that itself is still quite high.

Saw a couple recipes in Sparkrecipes:

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I'm trying to find a low sodium substitute for lite soy sauce. Perhaps a combination of spices?? Any ideas?

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Have you tried the plain Greek yogurt? I really like that over fruit, with a dollop of cool whip for sweetening, or a tsp of honey.

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You can use plain yogurt in place of sour cream. It is the one thing I like using yogurt for beside strawberry ice cream.

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I just discovered that the Kraft light mayo that I use has nearly twice the sodium (125mg/Tbsp) as regular mayo.(70mg/Tbsp) So when I made tuna salad I used half regular mayo and half sour cream (35mg/2 Tbsp then added a tbsp of vinegar...it got rave reviews from my mom and brother! I do realize when they reduce the fat in a product they add salt for flavor, but vinegar has no sodium and has lots of flavor. To sum up, if I had used 4 Tbsp of light, that would be 200 calories and 500mg of sodium. Using the combo, it was 250 calories and 175mg of sodium. Divide that among 4 sandwiches, it was worth the extra 12.5 calories.

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Oh! I love Pennzey's. If you don't live near one google them and get a catalog. I give their spices as Christmas Presents and everyone loves them.

I haven't tried Zatar yet. My favorite was Fox Point but I think that was discontinued. My spice rack is filled with their stuff. I love Tsar Dust for cooking and they have great rubs. Sent my son a box of their hot and spicy seasonings and he loved it.

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9/3/11 7:18 A

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I don't use a lot of canned veggies except for tomatoes, so I was thrilled to find that Walmart has their own label (Great Value...and it is) for something like 69 cents. I usually buy it by the case.

Some of my favorite seasonings are from Penzey's. They have a lot of spice blends that are no or low salt. My current fave is zatar, a Middle Eastern blend of crushed sumac, thyme, salt and sesame seeds...24mg sodium per quarter tsp.

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I'll have to look for this. I've been using Trader Joes marinara sauce which is very low in sodium

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yes, it is excellent! My friend introduced me to it!

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5/26/11 9:28 P

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Francesco Rinaldi has a "no added sodium" spaghetti sauce that is very good. I add onions, garlic, and peppers to it.

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Prego sauce is good!

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i have found out prego is a good spag. sauce and it also has very little sager in it as well.

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Hannaford Super Market carries Heinz Ketchup made with Also Salt, no sodium at all.

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For a low sodium chocolate dessert, try Skinny Cow Truffle Bars. Yummy

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Canoga: Amazon still has the same membership deal - Amazon Prime. The problem is that not all items are eligible for the free 2-day mailing

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I plan to check out Snyder's veggie chips. They seem to be relatively low in sodium.

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I buy the Hunts brand tomatoes with the 'no added salt' label. I think it's 20mg per serving.

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They still have the premium membership, my son has it so if I need something in a hurry he'll order it for me.

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Sounds like the way to go, ordering on Amazon. A long time ago, someone tipped me off to this (ordering toilet paper article of all things) but I've never tried it.

Amazon USED to have a deal where you "bought" a premium membership and they would ship anything to you free during the year. I think they discontinued that, but might be worth checking into it.

I just read on Dr. Oz diet to have some cooked tomato several times a week - now you can do it! Muir Glenn organic is a well respected brand (bonus).

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I found canned Muir Glen organic diced tomatoes that only have 15 mg of sodium. I use lots of tomatoes when I cook. I haven't been able to buy them regularly at the market but I saw them on Amazon (by the case ) and I'm planning on ordering them...free shipping if I buy $25 worth.

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Hannaford Grocery stocks Teddie's peanut butter made with no salt, although I think Trader Joes may be cheaper...we have to travel too far to find the only TJs in Maine.

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Marinara at Trader Joes is 0 sodium, and I use that on my pasta. Adding it to Barilla plus pasta makes a very low sodium complete dinner, even with a TB of parmesan.

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Francesco Rinaldi makes a no sodium added spaghetti sauce. Swiss cheese is often low in sodium, but not all brands, again you need to read the labels. The natural food stores carry no sodium baking powder. Goya makes no sodium added canned beans; kidney, garbonza etc. I bake my own whole wheat bread and omit the salt, I like it better than the store bought.

Bunrab, is your Baked Macaroni/Cheese recipe here on the Spark recipes? I looked but didn't see it. I'm still using your Roasted Winter Vegetables recipe, love it!

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If you live near a Kroger's store (Ralphs in California), I really like their Zesty Blend seasoning. No salt, lots of different spices. It adds oomph to my food.

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I recently found no salt added tomato sauce and diced tomatoes at Save A Lot, along with their brand of no salt added ketchup. They don't taste bad at all. Plus, went next door to a health food store in my mom's town and found a brown rice meal, no salt added bread. It isn't as good as the real deal, but much better than some of the frozen breads I find at the freezer section of my local grocer, plus half the price! I think I may try using it to make stuffing for thanksgiving this year.

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I found no salt added cottage cheese while on vacation and was thrilled that they even made it. Then came home and found it at my grocery store. I think I let out a gasp of delight when I saw it in the refrigerator section. Anyone around me probably thought I was insane.

It definitely has a different taste-more like cheese(?), but so happy to not have that sodium count added to my daily tracking.

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I find that cooking from scratch is the best way to keep the sodium down. But some days I just dont want to cook. Old fashioned oatmeal hss no sodium and doesnt take long to make a batch for breakfast.
My favorite low sodium broth is Pacific. It is in the natural foods part of Hannafords supermarket. Strangely, the low sodium chicken broth has less sodium than the vegetable broth. I use it to make homemade soup which stays pretty low sodium with spices added.

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Hi. I am new to the group and to watching my salt intake. We have found a couple of varities of Terra chips that are low in sodium and saturated/trans fat -- and very, very tasty. But not all of them are low in sodium so you have to check the label. The best I've found is the Sweet Onion flavored combination of carrot, blue potato and Japanese pumpkin chips -- they are really yummy and don't even taste low salt. Also the Meijer brand unsalted kettle cooked potato chips are really good, but do contain some saturated fat. I am looking for convenience foods with little to no sodium (thank goodness for salt-free tomato sauce!!). I am having a really hard time finding any frozen meals, specifically. Maybe I'll just have to make my own. Any suggestions are welcome -- especially affordable ones since the Terra chips are pretty pricy.

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Kroger sells yummy Michael Season's No Salt Low fat potato chips. Me and hubby love them. My parents who are not into low sodium stuff ate them up too.

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I was in Save-a-lot and to my surprise found no salt added green beans, peas, corn and mixed veggies. I bought 2 cases of each and got the attention of the store manager. We had a talk about salt and food. He said he would try to get more products like these. I live alone; now I am wondering how I am going to eat all of these. Lots of vegetable soup I guess. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I love Mrs. Dash lemon pepper on my chicken. I used to eat it with Bar-B-Que sauce. I like this just as well.

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I just tried Dr Praeger's California veggie burgers which are lower in sodium than others. Each burger has 250 mg sodium, no saturated fat, no cholesterol and made with oat bran. I thought it was really good. Just hope I can contiue to find them.

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Yeah, I cant find the 'touch of salt' Fritos there anymore, either :( DANG THEM! Sodium is slowly getting more media coverage, so maybe soon everyone will wake up to how much is hidden in everything, and how unnecessary it is for the most part.



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I found a bottle of no sodium added ketchup by Heinz. I can't find it now. Can anyone help me? I got it at Walmart but I also noticed stuff with low sodium and low fat not there anymore. I talked with the manager and he just said that it didn't sell well and they didn't have room for it.

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The Heluva Good loso cheddar is a staple around here, too = I make a 4-cheese baked macaroni with that, and fresh mozzarella which is also very low sodium, and a couple of spoonfuls of the lowest-sodium grated cheese I can find, and a tiny bit of reduced-fat (but regular sodium) white cheddar.

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Our staples:
No salt added pasta sauce (usually one of the cheapest on the shelves go figure)

Chi chi's corn tortillas 0 sodium!

Boar's Head Roast Beef. The regular is low sodium as compared to the rest of the deli meats, but they also make a low sodium one too.

Hellavagood low sodium cheddar

And near our house is a German butcher shop. We asked about their bratwurst. They put in 1 pound of salt, per 100 pounds of meat. I did the math 215 mg per link, as compared to the commercial ones of 810 mg. My husband was beside himself when he discovered that.

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To my (huge) dismay, the boxes of chicken broth now show as much sodium as the cans (walmart brand). I always wondered about the discrepancy..but really liked it! I've used so much of that in the past..hope it wasnt always that high emoticon



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I've never found a Mrs Dash yet that I like emoticon They smell so hideously strong!



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Fullofjoy, thanks for the suggestions on Mrs. Dash. They are welcome, though looking more for a tenderizing method for meat, not really a seasoning method, but will definitely try them for seasoning veggies and the marinades for a steak sometime.

Sonya, the citrus juice I will try. I know that and even cola can be used as tenderizers. Just trying to avoid the meats soaking up the flavors of the citrus or other flavorings, as my recipe intent is for country fried steak....though the more I think about it, cola might work for that. Though lime and other flavorings would work well with a regular piece of meat. Hmmm, now you all have me thinking.

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Citrus is supposed to tenderize meat, and quickly too! Rachael Ray says lime juice 'hits all the same notes on the tongue that salt does'.



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When it comes to seasonings, Mrs. Dash is by far the leader in the no sodium market. She keeps coming out with more flavors, but I love the garlic and herb seasoning the best. She also has marinades. If your grocery stores don't carry it, it would be worth it to ask the manager if they will order some for you.

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I have seen the Adolph's packet to make a liquid marinade, but looking to find a shakable seasoning to meat. I was trying to find something shakable to help tenerize some cube steak in order to make a low fat, low carb, heart healthy, believe it or not, country fried steak. I have tweaked the recipe to include wheat flour, flax seeds, olive oil, plenty of omega 3's, onions, garlic, etc. Just trying to find a solution to the lower in sodium issue. I did use regular tenderizer seasoning, but without MSG and used only a scant amount, enough to make it a little more tender, but not overly salty. I was able to pull it off without a sodium head rush. YEAH!!! Though still looking for a low to no sodium shakable tenderizer.

Adolph's used to have a no sodium, no msg, shakable tenderizer, until they were purchased by Lawry's. Sadly, they did away with that one. My store told me if I could find out the name and if it was still made, they would order it.

So far, I have only found a no sodium meat tenderizer, chicken special blend for roasting, adobo seasoning, lemon pepper, cajun, steak seasoning, etc.....ALL without SALT, on ebay, who also has a company on Amazon, that sells seasoning, called Marshalls Creek Spice Gallery. I am looking into ordering some from them.

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BlessedinBama...that's a great idea!
I find it's always better to 'homemake' your chips and/or food in general, as much as possible...that way, you know exactly the amount of ingredients you're adding or omitting...
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Adolph's Marinade in Minutes Tenderizing Marinade-Sodium free

(Available from Healthy Heart Market, online)

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Holly, just wanted to mention that I also eat the no salt chips, but add just a tiny bit of Ranch popcorn seasoning to them and shake the bag. It adds a little flavor with less sodium than regular chips.

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It's all but impossible to find low sodium items in my town. I live in a suburb of a small city (about 50,00) so choices are limited. In desperation, I have used lower sodium Dale's Sauce (still outrageouslly high in sodium) and watered it down a lot just to add a little flavor.

Why won't the manufacturers realize that there is a large market for low sodium products?

I, too, would love to hear about any low sodium products that I may be missing.

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I am having trouble finding a low sodium or no sodium and no msg meat tenderizer. Anyone have any ideas of some brands?

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I get the no salt added potato chips to take along on picnics. No one else usually eats them but I don't feel deprived.

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Sonya...here is the hyperlink to the Herbox brand. Notice under granules, they have sodium free.

www.hormelfoods.com/brands/herb-Ox/

As for cereals....most are not bad in sodium, just in carbs, sugar, etc.

Though always great to remember to read the labels and special attention to serving size. I have noticed a lot of brands having excellent nutritional data, only to discover the serving size is a fraction of other similar brands. So be leary of serving size, when reading nutritional data labels.

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The single lowest-sodium cereal out there is good ol' Shredded Wheat - with 0 sodium. They have those cute ads out right now about "We put the NO in innovation" because they aren't making any changes.

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Hormel is a regular brand, but I dont think I've seen that bouillon..and I've looked for low/no sodium ones.
Walmart 'great value' chicken stock in the box is surprisingly low in sodium...much lower than the broth (stock, whatever) in the can. Dunno why, but it is. The beef is outrageous w/sodium, however. They also have unsalted top saltine crackers.
I get a bread I always call the "35" bread, because I dunno for sure what the brand is, but the 35 is very prominent on the bag. I think it only has 35 calories per slice, and 2 slices have about the same or even less sodium than other breads, 1 slice.
You can buy unsalted 'real' butter, but there is also a 'smart balance' spread 'designed to maintain a healthy blood pressure'.
Chunk light tuna in water is about the lowest of any of the tunas, regardless of brand.
The Malt-o-meal version of 'sugar bears' cereal is one of the lowest sodium cereals I've found.



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Trader Joe's has unsalted nuts, too. And trek mixes that make a great snack or even lunch - a handful of unsalted nuts and dried fruits, good kind of fats, low sodium, high in fiber...

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Wonderful tips all!

If you have a product that you like and the store suddenly discontinues it, talk with the store manager or customer service department. Many times the stores can special order a few for you. Our local grocery store does this all the time. We can go into any of their various locations and always find a product or two that the other store does not carry.

I wish we had a trader joes, but sadly do not. Though going to pay a visit to our local health food stores soon and see what they have to offer.

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Micelli's had a wonderful string cheese that only had 80 calories and 80mg of sodium. The only problem is that none of my stores are carrying it any more. Also, Sun Chips had a cinnamon flavor that I cannot find any more. Those were so tasty and really healthy too. I think they only had 60mg sodium/serving. I wrote to Micelli's, but never got a response. I wish there was more that we could do. Perhaps I should write to the grocery stores that used to carry those products.

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If you have a Trader Joe's in your area, they have a lot of great low sodium products. I especially like their low sodium chicken broth and the low sodium roasted red pepper soup. I add ground meat, green pepper, rice, and Mrs. Dash to make my own stuffed pepper soup.

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emoticon Great tip. I just made turkey soup and it was low cal and everythimg but the sodium was way up there.

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Yes, I use HerbOx all the time. You do need to add alot of herbs as seasoning, but it does add some to the flavoring.

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Found a no sodium boullion, both in chicken and beef. It is called "Herbox", made by Hormel foods. It is supposed to be good as a flavoring for rices and soups, just not by itself.

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This is a new topic to post any new items, their brand names, etc. in regards to being low to no sodium, reduced fat and/or carbs, and so on. Please feel free to share a product you have discovered that tastes good and is good for you too.



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