Saturday, May 21, 2016

Safeway Multi-Grain Very Low Sodium Bread

Safeway's Low Sodium Bread
I enjoy making my own homemade bread, but I know others may not. Safeway’s low sodium bread is perfect for those looking for a good alternative to home baking. It’s sold exclusively by Safeway under their Signature Kitchens label. And, yes, it is truly low sodium: 5 mg sodium for a 2 slice serving. Although its first ingredient is white flour, the list also includes wheat bran, whole wheat flour, rye flour, cracked wheat, and flax seed. The bread comes in a 1 pound loaf (16 ounces) with 18 slices. The texture is soft, and the taste is pretty good. An added bonus is that it’s reasonably priced – between $3.00 $3.30 per loaf.

Only 5 mg Sodium for 2 Slices
I know there are other more well known low sodium breads available at many grocery stores. Both Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Low Sodium Sprouted Grain Bread (0 mg sodium/single slice) and Alvarado St. Bakery No Salt Sprouted Multi-Grain Bread (10 mg sodium/single slice) are made with organic sprouted grains. They both weigh 1.5 pounds (24 ounces) and contain 20 slices. The Food for Life costs between $4.00 to $4.50 per loaf, while the Alvarado St. loaf is around $6.00 to $6.60 each.

Two Safeway Slices
It never hurts to have more than one option available. So, if you’ve got a Safeway store nearby, consider its low sodium bread as another possibility in the ongoing search for products suited to a low sodium diet.


Jackie Sandoval said...

And it actually tastes good.

shambo said...

Jackie, you're right. It does taste good. In fact, I like it better than Ezekiel and Alvarado St. breads. I try to keep a loaf in my freezer for those times when I run out of homemade bread. I actually like the size too. It's a little smaller than those other breads, so the slices make a better proportioned sandwich.