When it comes to your health, there's probably nothing WORSE than a donut. Made with little more than sugar and white flour - high glycemic, nutrient void, inflammatory ingredients - and then fried in omega-6 rich vegetable oil or trans fat - even a "once in a while" indulgence in donuts can be harmful to your waistline and your long term health. Paleo Donuts: An Oxymoron? We've made over … [Read more...]
Low Sodium Recipes That Are Full of Flavor
If you’re like most people, you’re getting way too much sodium in your diet. The recommended intake of sodium is 2,400 milligrams per day. But the “Standard American Diet” provides an average of 4,000 – 5,000 mg of sodium per day.
Eating a high sodium diet can increase your risk of:
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Heart disease
- Fluid retention (edema)
- Kidney stones
Making Simple and Delicious Low Sodium Recipes at Home
While many people think the salt shaker is to blame, only about 11% of the sodium in the average U.S. diet comes from adding salt or other sodium-containing condiments to foods while cooking or eating. The majority comes from eating prepared or processed foods that contain sodium.
The solution is simple: base your diet around fresh, unprocessed foods and rely on antioxidant-rich herbs and spices to create low sodium recipes that are loaded with flavor. Healing Gourmet makes it easy for you to track the sodium on every recipe.
Here are the specific criteria that make a recipe a Low Sodium Recipe at Healing Gourmet:
- LOW SODIUM – Contains less than 140 mg of sodium/serving
With nearly 400 low sodium recipes in our archive, you’re sure to find delicious meals that are heavy on flavor…but light in sodium!
Tired of standing over a hot griddle flipping pancakes - one right after another - for your family's breakfast? Look no further than one pan pancakes. Speedy One Pan Pancakes That are Packed with Nutrition You might know these delicious breakfast treats as German pancakes, or Dutch Babies. And despite their name, they're not much like flapjacks at all. In fact, these one pan pancakes are … [Read more...]
This delicious Paleo mayonnaise is a snap to make. Plus its a delicious way to add flavor and healthy fats to all of your Paleo meals. Paleo Mayonnaise - Bring Out The Best! Store-bought mayonnaise is inevitably made with soybean and canola oils. Not only are these oils highly refined (and usually genetically modified), they are also extremely high in omega-6 fats. Think organic or vegan-mayo … [Read more...]
Almost Sugar Free Chocolate Frosting Shots Recipe Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 25 mins Serves: 16 Ingredients 8 Tbsp. Native Forest Organic Classic Coconut Milk 2 packets Wellness Bakeries Chocolate Ganache Mix 1 tsp. organic vanilla extract 16 Tbsp. organic grass-fed butter Instructions Add the coconut milk, vanilla and ganache to … [Read more...]
5.0 from 1 reviews Gluten Free Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins Serves: 12 Ingredients 16 Tbsp. Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Zero 8 oz. Dagoba Organic Eclipse Bar 1 Tbsp. Bob’s Red Mill Organic Coconut Flour 20 drops SweetLeaf® SteviaClear Liquid Stevia 5 large pastured eggs 1 c. organic grass-fed butter … [Read more...]
Fall has arrived... And along with the fiery red and brilliant orange leaves comes the wonderful flavors of fall including aromatic spices, hearty soups... and pumpkin, pumpkin and more pumpkin! Rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants, pumpkins (and other winter squash) are an excellent addition to your diet. Simply roasted and topped with grass-fed butter or coconut oil ...or pureed into … [Read more...]
Homemade Truffles (Dairy Free, Low Sugar) Recipe Print Prep time 60 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 2 hours Serves: 12 Ingredients 12 Tbsp. organic heavy cream or full fat coconut cream 0.125 tsp. ground cardamom 8 oz. Dagoba Unsweetened Organic Baking Chocolate 4 Tbsp. Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Zero ¼ c. organic cocoa powder ½ c. organic … [Read more...]
Homemade Waffle Cones (Sugar Free) Recipe Print Prep time 25 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 50 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients ½ tsp. organic vanilla extract 1 Tbsp. Navitas Naturals Original Raw Chia Seeds 4 Tbsp. Bob's Red Mill Tapioca Flour 2 large large egg whites 4 Tbsp. virgin coconut oil, melted 4 Tbsp. Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Zero 0.125 tsp. … [Read more...]
Homemade Fudgsicles (Dairy Free) Recipe Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 120 mins Total time 2 hours 10 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 8 Tbsp. Native Forest Organic Classic Coconut Milk 2 Tbsp. organic cocoa powder 2 small ripe bananas 16 drops SweetLeaf® SteviaClear Liquid Stevia 0.0625 tsp. Celtic Sea Salt ½ tsp. organic vanilla extract Instructions … [Read more...]