Did you know that Turkey Wings have just enough meat for a soup or stew ? I buy whole turkeys portion the meat out into separate labeled containers or bags and use them for separate meals. The turkey wings were set aside together and tonight used in a really quick and delicious soup. I am a beef and lamb lover – I also love turkey and chicken, but I forget sometimes that poultry is my husband’s preference over red meat. He likes red meat a lot, but every so often he’ll whisper in my ear and let me know we haven’t had turkey or chicken lately. That happened this week, so I today I dug through the freezer found a couple of turkey wings and threw together a delicious stew. A little bit of meat, a bunch of veggies and red lentils that melt into a thick creamy broth.
Ever since my husband has been on a low sodium diet, we’ve given up the curry powder. We try to stay away from …Diana
My husband has been given a low sodium diet directive due to a diagnosis of Meniere’s Disease. Sodium seems to be a trigger for the attacks, and we’re trying to lower our sodium where we can. We were always what we thought was light on the salt but now we need to go lighter – like 1500 mg to 2000 mg per day total. So, here’s what we learned so far. You think it’s easy and some of it has to do with cooking with fresh ingredients, but that’s the easy part. There are saboteurs in your pantry and fridge that don’t have easy answers. If you know any tips, put them in the comments.
1. Sodium is sodium is sodium. While it may seem that sea salt is better for you, the construction of it contains more air and the shape is a little bulkier. However, when you grind it down, salt is salt is salt and it’s still sodium.
2. Table salt is listed as 2400 mg in one tsp is the commonly accepted amount and the amount that a normal person should stick to for a day’s serving. If you are over 50 that amount drops. It’s not just …