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Chicken with Rosemary Dijon Sauce

Chicken dark meat (such as thighs) are one of the easiest parts to cook, because it’s so juicy, it’s hard to mess up. We love that this luscious sauce requires only a dab of butter, and no cream, yet it yields a delicious flavor profile that makes an ordinary dish like roasted chicken thighs turn…

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Heart-healthy Meat Loaf

This delicious meat loaf is made without beef, using only lean ground turkey and chicken, yet the addition of sauteed, finely chopped celery, onions and green peppers makes it moist and juicy. Bruschetta makes a great addition to this recipe, but in a pinch, you could also just use no-salt tomato sauce. Between the seasonings…

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Chicken Vegetable Soup

One of the easiest ways to create a healthy diabetic and heart-friendly meal without sodium, starchy carbs or saturated fat or added sugar is with homemade soups. This recipe is in our “meals with adjustments” category only because it calls for a small amount of optional pasta. However, if you don’t (or your diabetic loved…

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Chicken Salad

This dish is great for lunches and for using up chicken left from other meals. You can serve it on whole grain bread or a wrap, but we have also enjoyed it in cucumber “cups” and on wedges of sweet peppers. As with all our recipes, you can choose from many different no-sodium seasonings to…

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Sauteed Chicken Thighs

We love chicken thighs because it is hard to mess them up. This is a simple recipe for preparing them that can be used as a foundation for several other recipes, like Chicken Fried “Rice,” Vegetable Soup with added chicken, Chicken Tacos, and Chicken Salad. Print Recipe Sauteed Chicken Thighs This dish can be a…

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Chicken fried “rice”

We were shocked when we looked at how much sodium is in most soy sauce. Between that and the reliance on white rice, we decided to remake one of our favorite dishes to use a low-sodium soy sauce and “cauliflower rice” instead of the traditional kind. The very small amount of sodium in Chinatown Soy…

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

This recipe is completely customizable to include the vegetables you prefer and the meats you are permitted. When prepared as described, it contains only minimal amounts of sodium and saturated fat, and no starchy carbs or sugars. We eat it at least twice a week, sometimes more. Print Recipe Stir Fry A stir fry with…

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