It's a tragic fact of modern life – over 90% of us eat an unhealthy amount of salt. The consequences of this excess sodium are serious: high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity, and even cancer.
Unfortunately, drastically reducing sodium from your diet can feel impossible. I know, because I've been there too! I had to learn the hard way after my husband was diagnosed with Ménière’s Disease, a rare inner-ear disorder. He was a young professional in his early thirties traveling the globe when his world quite literally turned upside down. He was instructed by his doctor to follow a strict low-sodium diet of 1,000mg, that is less than 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt a day.
I know the pain of standing in the grocery store aisle overwhelmed by nutrition labels. I know the frustration of another night of bland soup, plain chicken and vegetables, feeling like it's impossible to balance the right amount of sodium and still eat delicious flavorful tasting food.
But it doesn't have to be this way! Through years of study, trial, and error, I've learned how to thrive without salt. Now my mission is to make your Low Salt Journey simple and straightforward so you can be healthy and a total foodie while skipping the struggle of figuring it all out on your own. We're glad you're here. Welcome to The Unsalted Life!
Welcome to Low Salt Kitchen a food and wellness platform to help inform and empower anyone eating a low sodium diet. Low Sodium AND delicious. Sounds like an oxymoron, right? My husband and I have been living #TheUnsaltedLife for over 10 years now, out of necessity. Check out the full story of My Break Up With Salt here!
Low Salt Kitchen provides a modern approach to living a low-sodium lifestyle. We are here to help you gain skills, learn strategies, and cook some amazing delicious recipes, all while improving your health through a low salt diet.
“A low sodium diet in many cases can lead to great improvement in quality of life. Follow the recipes from Low Salt Kitchen and I hope that you will reap the benefits of improved health while enjoying tasty, enjoyable meals.”
Dr. Alan Lipkin, M.D.
"As a life-long salt lover, it never occurred to me that I could enjoy all of my favorite foods without salt. Low Salt Kitchen totally changed the way I cook! I'm much more conscious of what I put in my food and how I shop at the store. And best part, my family hasn't even noticed the difference in my cooking!"
"Thank you for sharing your lifestyle changes with the rest of the world. It’s hard being on a low sodium diet, because there’s salt in nearly everything! You’ve been an inspiration. I’m so glad I found Low Salt Kitchen!"
Low Salt Kitchen exists to share the knowledge I've gained over the past ten years cooking in the kitchen. As a result of my husband's diagnosis, we felt uniformed and alone. We had an uphill journey, we understood very little about sodium and there were no great resources to guide us. The recipes we did find had no spice, felt outdated and were unaspiring to cook, much less eat.
I know how hard it feels to begin this journey. The good news is, you're not alone! I'm here to guide and empower you along the way so you can take control of your health and happiness.
I remember how scary it felt wondering if we would ever be able to enjoy delicious food again, which is one of life's greatest pleasures. I'm happy to report that you can still eat the food you love – bacon, pizza, Mexican food, Asian cuisine – it's all possible with a little bit of know-how and the help of Low Salt Kitchen!
Our free recipe catalog is here to get you started, but don't forget to check out our selection of eBooks and sign up for the Low Salt Kitchen Cookbook waitlist – the cookbook is coming soon!
“I am so excited to have found Low Salt Kitchen and to find some family friendly recipes 👏. I was REALLY struggling to keep my sodium intake in check while also providing 'normal' and delicious meals for my family.”
"I’m so thankful for finding you! I’ve been on a low sodium diet for over a year now and I wish I found Low Salt Kitchen when I started! There are so many food items that cater to everything else but low salt diets, and I’m glad you have recipes that I can make myself and feel good afterwards too. Thank you!!!”
Ready to Go Low Salt? In the shop you'll find eBooks to guide you on the journey and more fun things to help you celebrate your unsaltiness. Going Low Salt is not a diet, it's a lifestyle, and it has the power to transform your life. But don't just take our word for it. Take Marc's...
"My Low Salt journey started eleven months ago, and now I couldn't feel better. I've lost twenty-seven pounds after being diagnosed with high blood pressure at age thirty-five. I thought the medication I was on would make it all go away, but I was so wrong.
I finally made the change to #theunsaltedlife and became educated with the help of Mckenzie. If you are thinking about making the change to Low Salt, go for it. I feel so much better in every aspect of my life!"