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Three hints to healthier cooking

by on Dec. 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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by Bronze Member on Dec. 29, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Me either....I have HBP and it makes it go up even more....besides most things are full of salt so extra isnt really needed. :)

Quoting mrswillie:

I rarely use salt.

Quoting Wish2Be:

Dont use Salt ( or use minimal sea salt )

Try not to fry anything.

Eat more vegitables than meat.

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by Bronze Member on Dec. 29, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Use salt sparingly, select leaner meats, use fresh fruits and veggies instead of canned

by Bronze Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 12:10 AM
Avoid starch
Limit sweets
Choose fruit wisely
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by Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 7:42 AM

Choosing and cooking fresh vegetables is intimidating at first, but more rewarding than frozen or canned. 

You actually can fill up on veggies and meat (no need to a starch side at every meal.)

Fat is not always bad. A small handful of almonds will hold you far longer than a slice of bread. According to my nutritionist, you completely break down carbs in less than an hour, proteins in three and fats in five (give or take).

by Laina on Dec. 30, 2012 at 9:10 AM

real ingredients

cook from scratch 

plenty of water 

by Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 9:24 AM

 make from scratch, don't use table salt, shop only in produce, meat and dairy sections, stay away from packaged processed foods

by Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 4:23 PM

cooking spray instead of butter, whole wheat pasta and breads, and fresh vegetables

by Bronze Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 5:37 PM
We always use fresh vegetables
I always have salad made & stored in an airtight container in the fridge and take it out before dinner.
I use cooking spray, oilive oil and safflower oil and bake rather than fry.
by Juanita on Dec. 30, 2012 at 6:37 PM
No processed anything
by Juanita on Dec. 30, 2012 at 6:38 PM
Small amounts of sodium
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