Put Away the Salt Shaker

Three-quarters of our sodium intake comes from processed and prepared foods. By cooking your own meals, you're already on the best track to reducing the risks associated with a high-salt diet for you and your family. These flavorful dishes have less than 1/3 of your daily recommended value of sodium per serving.

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Shrimp Stir-Fry

James Baigrie

Shrimp Stir-Fry

This veggie-packed dish uses low-sodium chicken broth and low-sodium teriyaki sauce. Make both of them staples in your pantry: We promise that you and your kids won't know the difference!

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Baked Chicken Strips

Baked Chicken Strips

Most of us add a pinch or two of salt when cooking. Try skipping this step -- remember that 1/4 teaspoon of salt contains 600mg of sodium, over 1/3 the recommended daily value. These chicken strips are a kids' classic, with no extra salt necessary.

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Thai Mini Meatballs & Noodles

Mark Ferri

Thai Mini Meatballs & Noodles

Expanding the flavors you cook with is a great way to ease your family off a high-salt diet. The sweet sauce and zesty spices in this one-dish dinner provide a tasty alternative to a run-of-the-mill savory dish.

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Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

David Prince

Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Who needs salt when you have the sweet flavor of pineapple and the zest of lime juice? Replacing salt with acidic flavors like vinegar, lemon and lime will help create delicious and satisfying dishes.

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Brown-Sugar Glazed Salmon

Charles Schiller

Brown-Sugar Glazed Salmon

Try switching up your usual salty chicken or fish recipe with a tasty sweet-based sauce or glaze. ith this recipe, you can enjoy a delicious low-calorie fish dish in just 30 minutes.

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