10 Easy Ways to Reduce Sodium
Who needs the salt shaker? Not you when you make these easy changes in the kitchen.
Replace canned chicken broth with homemade stock.
The sodium really starts adding up when you use regular canned chicken broth in recipes. Not only is this salt-free chicken stock low in sodium, but its flavor far surpasses that of canned broths. When you need the convenience of canned broth, look for reduced-sodium brands.
Recipe: Basic Chicken Stock
Shaking the Salt Habit
Use fresh or frozen vegetables instead of canned.
Replace bottled salad dressings with homemade.
Simmer a pot of homemade soup instead of eating canned.
Roast your own chicken instead of relying on deli rotisserie chicken.
Cook dried beans instead of using canned.
Punch up flavor with herbs and spices instead of salt.
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