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(20 Recipes) Created by DOPKIGIRL

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(no ratings)

Same ingredients as the packets but without the massive amounts of sodium! Makes 4 servings of 2 tablespoons each.

Submitted by CELLE98

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 36
Incredible! 5.0/5
(10 ratings)

this is my own seasoning blend for making taco's or fajita's...I always have these spices naturally on hand.. and will NEVER go back to store bought.

Submitted by LADYGWEN25

Carbs: 11.8g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 58.6
Very Good 4.8/5
(57 ratings)

If you are cooking for someone on a low sodium diet, use this recipe instead of taco seasoning. This recipe is the equivelant to one package of taco seasoning (or 3 tablespoons.) Adjust the strength of any ingredient to your taste.

Submitted by APRILDAWN678

Carbs: 2.1g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 11
Very Good 4.4/5
(19 ratings)

Submitted by REVRACE24

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 41.1
(no ratings)

use for tacos,chili,fajitas or a rub

Submitted by LADYDICKERSON

Carbs: 3.1g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 18.1
(no ratings)

Make your own seasoning at home. Great for anyone trying to reduce sodium in their diet. Saves money! NO MSG!

Submitted by SUESMITH73

Carbs: 1.4g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 7.5
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

After looking at the sodium levels of even reduced salt broth, I knew that I had to make my own.

Submitted by MARYOHIO

Carbs: 3.4g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 33.6
Very Good 4.3/5
(46 ratings)

Submitted by MAMASITAOF2

Carbs: 5.5g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 88.4
Taco Seasoning
Very Good 4.2/5
(200 ratings)

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 38.1
Homemade Vegetable Stock (Salt-Free)
Very Good 4.4/5
(35 ratings)

Making homemade stock is so easy! It's a third the price of buying it in stores.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 17.8
(no ratings)

Spaghetti squash is great without a lot of added stuff.
Choose a cooking method below and just enjoy the mild flavor of squash! North American Natives knew the value of sister squash!
Look for unblemished light colored squash, heavy for its weight. Wash , rinse and dry before cooking.
(If you cut the squash in half , to remove seeds before cooking reduce the water used)

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash

* Bake It -- Pierce the whole shell several times with a large fork or skewer and place in baking dish. Cook squash in preheated 375F oven approximately 1 hour or until flesh is tender. Or place squash in dish with cut side down.

* Boil It -- Place squash in large pot and cover with water. Remove squash from pot and skewer once bring the pot of water to boiling, drop in the squash and cook for 20 to 30 minutes, depending on its size. When a fork goes easily into the flesh, the squash is done. For half reduce and time in half, and drain well.

* Microwave It -- Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds. Place squash cut sides up in a covered microwave dish with 1/4 cup water. Cover and cook on high for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on size of squash. Add more cooking time if necessary. Let stand covered, for 5 minutes.

* Slow Cooker or Crock-Pot - Choose a smaller spaghetti squash (unless you have an extra large slow cooker) so that it will fit. Add 2 cups of water to slow cooker. Pierce the whole shell several times with a large fork or skewer, add to Crock Pot, cover and cook on low for 8 to 9 hours. If using a half seeded squash, place in pot cut side up, reduce water to 1 cup and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

Comb your squash with a fork when cool enough to handle and serve with a little butter, salt and pepper to taste!

Submitted by REBECCA2155

Carbs: 10g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 92.8
Three-Cheese Alfredo Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(59 ratings)

Low-cal, low-fat and great with Italian pasta dishes and garlic chicken pizza

Submitted by DORIGIRL

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 10.7g | Calories: 76.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

Submitted by GOLDDUSTMOMMY

Carbs: 4.8g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 6.2g | Calories: 102.6
Very Good 4.5/5
(6 ratings)

makes steamed broccoli taste and look elegant. EASY

Submitted by DEB0CATS

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 91.6
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by TMANSMOM

Carbs: 3.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 23.3
Chicken Stock
Very Good 4.5/5
(55 ratings)

After you've roasted a chicken or turkey don't throw away the bones. They can be used to make homemade, low-sodium stocks, which can add flavor to your healthy, home-cooked meals.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 28.3
Very Good 4.3/5
(6 ratings)

Low sodium

Submitted by DONNAC228

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 92.6
Very Good 4.0/5
(5 ratings)

I have been trying to find a low sodium bbq sauce but have been unsuccessful finding any in the local stores, so I decided to create my own. This recipe is my own take on a recipe from recipezarr.com - you could use splenda brown sugar and whatever spices you like (will alter nutritional information). I will continue to play with this recipe, it was very good (sweet with a little tang) and has a lot of potential to be even better.

Submitted by GIRL*IN*MOTION

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 44.4
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

* Carrots, raw, 1 medium (remove)
* Celery, raw, 1 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long) (remove)
* Garlic, 3 cloves (remove)
* Onions, raw, 1 medium (2-1/2" dia) (remove)
* Baked Potato (baked potatoes), 1 potato (2-1/3" x 4-3/4") (remove)
* Water, tap, 8 cup (8 fl oz) (remove)

Submitted by JWARD199

Carbs: 6.7g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 29
No Salt Fajita Rub
Very Good 4.5/5
(22 ratings)

If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.1g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 19.8
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