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Year 2 Start – Low Sodium Living in NYC

Three years and over sixty pounds ago, I rocked up to New York City on the chilly, bright morning of January 14th. Over the course of the next three years I got a trainer, learned how to work out, and started my first successful campaign against an unhealthy body – my own Battle of the Bulge… Continue reading

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Cookin’ up some low sodium wasabi salmon burgers…

Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, I’m once again taking stock of how things are going with my low sodium diet. I’m trying to branch out into tasty items that I can enjoy and still feel like I’m treating myself… Continue reading

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Eight Months Down The Low Sodium Line #lowsodium

As the first eight months of my low sodium lifestyle draw to a close, progress has been made – but there’s still plenty of distance to cover. A few weeks ago, my doctor agreed that I’d made enough progress that the medication I’d been taking on a daily basis could be retired from my daily schedule. Now what? Sometimes following the same routine – the careful regimen that I established in support of all those healthy habits – becomes difficult or impossible, because the demands of life take over. What I’m trying to do now is search for new, innovative ways to make sticking with my healthier habits fit my lifestyle. Continue reading

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Healthy No Salt Added Nacho Recipe #cooking #sodium

Trader Joe’s no-salt tortilla chips – taste like the ones you get in mexican restaurants, but without the salt (dur).
Organic New Zealand cheddar I picked up at TJ’s the other day.
Some Tesco’s mozzarella from my roommate
An assortment of onions and peppers, chopped up
Some lime juice
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Low Sodium Pizza Crust Recipe

I promised to share my grandmother’s pizza recipe with a friend who’s trying to lose weight and lower their blood pressure, so here is the salt-free version of my grandmother’s excellent pizza dough recipe. Continue reading

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A shopping list

Ezekiel 4:9 low sodium bread Romaine lettuce Onions Tomatoes Swiss cheese Fresh, unsalted mozzarella Free range organic eggs Grapes Broccoli Carrots Strawberries Blueberries Blackberries Peaches Flour Yeast Sugar (white) Baking powder Baking soda Vanilla extract Basil Thyme Mint Oregano Rosemary … Continue reading

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