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Hold That Hidden Salt!
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Hold That Hidden Salt!

Recipes for delicious alternatives to processed, salt-heavy supermarket favourites

By Maureen Tilley

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As more people try to avoid the damaging effects of too much salt in their diets, they discover the high -- often excessive -- levels of hidden salt in supermarket packaged foods. Whether it's breakfast cereal, ketchup, soup, soft drinks or muffins, food manufacturers pack way more salt than is healthy into the foods they make. In fact, salt hidden in these items are a far greater source of salt/sodium than salt added in recipes or at the table.
Maureen Tilley, author of last year's successful healthy cookbook Hold the Salt!, is back with great ideas about how to hold the hidden salt. She takes on 40 supermarket standards, including all the most popular items where Canadians get the bulk of their salt. She offers easy, quick and tasty alternatives that make holding the salt a delicious and appealing idea.
More than a third of adult Canadians over 50 are on medication for high blood pressure, and reducing salt/sodium is a proven strategy to bring it down. A high percentage of youngsters regularly eat packaged foods with dangerously high levels of salt. The Canadian government is dragging its heels when it comes to regulating food manufacturers' use of salt, even though it's been done in many other countries. So here, more than anywhere else, we need Maureen Tilley's great new book.

Contents

Introduction

Breakfast Foods and Breads

Muffins
Granola
Oatmeal
Pancakes
Breakfast Sandwich
Quick Breads

Snacks and Appetizers

Wings
Hummus
Chips
Crackers
Sanck Mix
Salsa
Bruschetta
Chip and Veggie Dips

Soups, Salads and Side Dishes

Fish and Seafood Chowder
Soups
Couscous Salads
Seasoned Rice
French Fries
Pasta Salads

Condiments, Dressings, Sauces and Seasonings

Condiments
Pasta Sauces
Salad Dressings
Seasoning Mixes

Main Dishes

Fajitas
Stir-Fry
Chicken Nuggets
Chili
Shake 'n Bake Chicken
Curry
Meatballs
Burgers
Shepherd's Pie
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Lasagna
Breaded and Seasoned Fish
Fish Cakes
Seafood Vegetable Medley
Hamburger and Tuna Helper
Pizza

Index

More delicious low-salt options

"Tilley has made raising awareness about the health risks of eating too much salt a major focus of her [dietitian practice...nearly every page of Tilleys book includes photos and nutrition charts of many items we all buy and eat regularly, including ketchup, packaged rice and pasta side-dishes, deli salads and so-called 'healthier' baked potato chips."

- Nadine Fownes Chronicle Herald

"If youre trying to reduce your homes sodium intake, I highly recommend picking up Maureens book. It is well organized, easy to read and if nothing else will get you cooking more foods from scratch something we should all do more frequently if we want to live healthier lives (and save money!)....I can confidently recommend this book to not only those looking to reduce their sodium intake but to anyone who wishes to live healthier by consuming less processed food and more home-cooked meals."

- Mark McGill http://www.weightymatters.ca/

"Tilley provides us with delicious and healthy options to replace that hidden salt."

- Valerie Mansour Atlantic Books Today

MAUREEN TILLEY is a registered dietitian and graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University. She was born and raised in Dartmouth, NS where she lives. She has a passion for nutrition and loves to experiment with new recipes to prove healthy foods tastes delicious.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 144 pages
Publication Date: 18th April 2011
ISBN: 9780887809521
Format: 9in x 8.25in
50+ full-colour photographs

BISAC Code:  CKB000000
Imprint: Formac


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