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Too Much Salt

Tasty Stand-Ins for Salt

Keep your kitchen stocked with the ingredients on this list to make it easier to plan and prepare meals. They are available in most grocery stores and are easy to use.

a couple cooking in the kitchen

Add Flavor with Herbs and Spices (fresh and dried)

  • Basil
  • Ground black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Chili powder
  • Cilantro
  • Cinnamon
  • Coriander
  • Crushed red pepper
  • Cumin
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Mint
  • Nutmeg
  • Oregano
  • Paprika/smoked paprika
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Salt-free seasoning mix
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme

Use Condiments, Sauces, and Other Seasonings!

  • Canned tomato paste, no salt added
  • Canned tomatoes, no salt added
  • Capers
  • Dijon mustard
  • Fish sauce
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice
  • Lime juice
  • Low-sodium broth or stock (chicken, beef, vegetable)
  • Lite soy sauce
  • Light teriyaki sauce
  • Salsa or reduced-sodium taco sauce
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Spring / Summer 2010 Issue: Volume 5 Number 2 Page 15