August 12, 2015 – Adapting your lifestyle to be sugar-free and low-sodium may not be as tricky as you think. Here are some simple ways to get started!
- Choose fresh, tasty fruits and vegetables as often as possible
- Limit your complex-carbohydrate intake (foods like white bread and rice)
- Replace refined sugars with natural ones (think honey and maple syrup)
- Select spices and seasonings without salt or sugar in their ingredients lists
Incorporating these healthy changes into your meal plans is a cinch, too. The ALDI Test Kitchen has plenty of delicious, easy-to-make recipes that are sure to satisfy without high sugar or sodium content. Take a peek at these:
Low Sodium Eggplant Dip with Flatbread
This flavorful, hearty appetizer is the perfect accompaniment to any gathering with family and friends. Fresh produce and a blend of aromatic spices make these bites downright delectable.
Low Sodium Almond Butter Cookies
Guilt-free dessert in a pinch! These cookies are sure to please kids and grown-ups alike. With only six ingredients, these treats couldn’t be easier (or more delicious!).
Caramelized Banana Bruschetta on French-Toast Crostini
Better-for-you brunch? You bet! In just 25 minutes, whip up a sweet, savory and satisfying breakfast for four.
This tasty torte combines nuts, dried fruit and a blend of spices for a heavenly, better-for-you dessert. A fresh raspberry sauce adds the perfect touch of sweetness.
Do you have a favorite sugar-free or low-sodium recipe? Tell us in the comments!