12 low sodium foods for high bp
1. Yogurt with Beets
Borani, a Middle Eastern yogurt dip, can be made with anything from spinach to eggplant to carrots.
2. Apricot-Ginger Energy Balls
Dried apricots and honey hold together the coconut and oats, while ginger and tahini deepen the sweet flavors. Ready in just 25 minutes
3. Smoky Pumpkin Seeds
Smoked paprika and garlic powder punch up the flavor in this easy roasted pumpkin seeds
4. Chocolate-Hazelnut Energy Balls
These energy balls marry the flavors of nutty hazelnuts with rich chocolate. They're chewy with a slight crunch.
5. Spiced Pecans
Spiced pecans are baked low and slow to avoid any nasty surprises.
6. Za'atar Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Za'atar (or zaatar)--a Middle-Eastern spice blend that's a mix of thyme, sumac, salt, sesame seeds and sometimes other herbs--livens up roasted pumpkin seeds.
7. Air-Fryer Sweet Potato Chips
Thinly sliced sweet potatoes fry to a crispy crunch in the air fryer. These homemade chips also use much less oil, which cuts down on calories and fat.
8. Peanut Butter Energy Balls
These healthy peanut butter and chocolate energy balls deliver a mixture of simple and complex carbohydrates to help fuel you up whenever you need a little boost.
9. Banana-Peanut Granola Bars
Be sure to look for dried banana, not banana chips. The chips are cooked in oil and, if not stored properly, can have an off taste.
10. Air-Fryer Crispy Chickpeas
Air-fried chickpea snacks are intensely flavored and incredibly crunchy. Drying the chickpeas is essential to a good crunch
11. Blueberry-Cashew Granola Bars
Feel free to swap the blueberries, cashews and flaxseeds for any combination of your favorite dried fruit, nuts or seeds.
12. Pistachio & Peach Toast
This breakfast is great when you have leftover ricotta cheese--plus it comes together in just 5 minutes.
10 Low-Sodium Snacks for High BP