I have to convalesce from this for a while - I was in hospital for a month. I am bored, and I need a hobby. Why take up something new when something I've had previously fill my recovery time with is right here, waiting to be revived? Yep, I'm going to attempt to get back into food blogging. Plus I have a new added dimension: low sodium cooking.
So far, I haven't enjoyed low sodium eating. No salt = no flavour, right? Well, pretty much! I have recently become more obsessed with food labeling than usual, and I've had to make some pretty significant adjustments. No salt also = no chips. Ugh! I have not had a potato chip in nearly two whole months!
Yesterday I ate out and had a case of the food fuck-its. I gained 2lbs. Today, I went to the grocery store and got some low sodium pantry items, feeling a little bit defeated. I thought I could do low sodium my way, without any big substitutions. But I was wrong. My daily intake of salt should be no more than 2mg, which is about a teaspoon. Dear God, how am I going to live with this?
|Roast beef, seasoned with Costco's Mrs. Dash knockoff.|
What a waste of $3.49! The Salt Free = flavour free! I also had the saltless salt on popcorn earlier today and though I thought I gave the stuff a decent shake over the popcorn, I didn't taste any saltiness.
The dinner as a whole, though, was quite palatable. I have enough for leftovers and a few sandwiches.
Man, this is going to be a long road.
|Low sodium roast beef with roast potatoes. |