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Home Town: Graceville, Florida, USA
Living In: Hampton, Georgia, USA

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Football tonight. My dh is working a 12 hour day and getting off just in time for the big game. He is low- sodium, fat and sugar. So what snacks can I provide. Maybe something hearty since he will be hungry after work.

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Last updated: Jan. 7, 2013 6:01 pm
Posted: Jan. 7, 2013 11:24 am
 
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Living In: Falcon Heights, Minnesota, USA
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Recommended by: Ruth Rae
Jan. 7, 2013 11:54 am
How about hummus? This is very hearty and healthy.
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cocoa eh
Jan. 7, 2013 12:05 pm
Or maybe some tabbouleh and pita. It's filling and healthy.
 
aunt star
Jan. 7, 2013 5:54 pm
He loves hummus. I've been meaning to find a good one to make. TY
 
Commented by: Don
Jan. 7, 2013 12:04 pm
Hi, try these. cheers, Gambas Pil Pil 7 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 cloves Garlic - very thinly sliced 1 small fresh Red Chilli - thinly sliced and seeded to taste and heat required 360g/12oz raw Gambas - peeled and deveined 2tbsp flat leaf Parsley - finely chopped Sprinkling of ground Paprika Lemons - sliced and/or cut into wedges Crusty Bread Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium high heat; Add garlic and chilli and cook for about 1 minute, stirring, until the garlic just starts to brown but not burn; Add the prawns, season, add sprinkling of paprika and cook for a further 2 to 3 minutes, stirring continuously, until they turn pink and are just cooked through; Remove from heat, stir in the parsley and serve the prawns in their sauce immediately in a warmed bowl - The prawns should still be sizzling in the sauce; Serve with the lemon and masses of crusty bread
 
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Spice up a can of baked beans in tomato sauce with onion, green chili pepper, and a handful of spices for an Asian-influenced side dish. 
Recommended by: Don
Jan. 7, 2013 12:05 pm
These not bad. cheers.
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aunt star
Jan. 7, 2013 5:56 pm
Noted these when you posted them elsewhere on the buzz today.
 
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Jan. 7, 2013 12:07 pm
We like this, but I am not sure about the sodium content.
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newberrrys
Jan. 7, 2013 12:31 pm
You can try making turkey burger, sliders/syrian bread.Rice pilaf, low salt ,low fat.Veggie pockets, saute onions, and green, yellow, red peppers, mushrooms and stuff them in the { syrian } PITA bread. My husband is on the same diet, so he fills up on all this stuff, and it's REAL HEALTHY!
 
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Recommended by: irayd8 no more!
Jan. 7, 2013 12:54 pm
How about this with an Alabama Slammer? Roll Tide!
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aunt star
Jan. 7, 2013 5:53 pm
Although I was born in Dothan, my DH is Scots-Irish raised in the heavily Catholic Slavic Village of Cleveland. The Irish and Browns are the only football teams for him. Me? I went to only two games during my college years (the Steve Spurrier/Emmit Smith Gators). I'm a NASCAR girl. Think he'll put out a spread for me Feb. 24 for the Daytona 500?
 
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Recommended by: Thisni Caza
Jan. 7, 2013 1:32 pm
Love this stuff. Good with corn bread or tortilla chips.
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Thisni Caza
Jan. 7, 2013 1:38 pm
Okay, this is high sodium. Sorry. So leave out the tablespoon of salt, drain and rinse the canned beans, ETC, which should cut the sodium dramatically. This is a really good recipe if you can modify for the high sodium. I also used dry TVP (texturized vegetable protein), not the prepared crumbles. I don't know how much sodium they have but they probably contribute to the high sodium level. Or you could just use turkey, chicken, or low fat ground beef or bison if you are not vegetarian.
 
aunt star
Jan. 7, 2013 5:58 pm
I have gotten pretty good at adjusting spices to make up cutting the salt. TY
 
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Recommended by: Thisni Caza
Jan. 7, 2013 1:34 pm
This is also good. I can't remember if it calls for canned broth or not, which would be high in sodium.
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aunt star
Jan. 7, 2013 6:01 pm
I drain off and save all the juices when I cook chicken, freeze it and use it to dialute low-sodium broth even more. That way I don't lose taste.
 
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