10 Easy Ways to Reduce Sodium
Who needs the salt shaker? Not you when you make these easy changes in the kitchen.
Roast or grill vegetables to add flavor instead of adding salt.
The next time you grill corn, instead of reaching for the salt shaker, brush the ears with Thai Hot Sauce. Once you taste this mixture of lime juice, jalapeño peppers, and fresh garlic on the char-grilled corn, seasoning with salt will be the last thing on your mind.
Recipe: Spicy Grilled Corn
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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