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donnasim donnasim
Baton Rouge LA
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 07:08
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Salt Alternatives
Need to lower my sodium intake and realized just how much I was usuing....what else can I use to make my food taste better?????

8191 8191
CT
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 08:08
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rmatt06 rmatt06
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 08:08
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1144 1144
Desert Hot Springs CA
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 10:08
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Herbs
I use various herbs to season my food, such as basil, oregano, and tarragon. I also love garlic.

1144 1144
Desert Hot Springs CA
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 10:08
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What Have You Tried?
Have you tried any new seasons yet. If so I hoped you liked the flavor.

FitandFat FitandFat
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 09:08
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Salt Substitutes
I have tried Mrs. Dash and although they are okay (many different flavors) I would have to say that my absolute FAVORITE salt substitute comes from Benson's Gourmet Seasonings (www.bensonsgourmetsaosonings.com) I love the Table Tasty. I Truly was amazed that there was no potassium or sodium in this seasoning. They have samples for $1.00 or you can just plunge in for a bottle. Too bad it is only mail order though

Martinka Martinka
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 11:08
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Hello
You can use sea salt you will need less ,it is healthier, an you will have salty flavor,I like using herbs , too( oregano,basil parsley,turmeric....)I like organic low sodium chicken or vegetable broth,did you try cooking rice in broth or try cooked barley instead ?
I hope i helped ,good luck ))


goldenoldie goldenoldie
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 14:08
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Some great alternatives
Depending on where you live and your ability to get some other cultural spices here's what I've found to be excellent substitutes. First is the spice Cardamom. It will give food a nice flavor and some use it to spice their tea! A little is all you need and it goes with many dishes. The other spice is Sumac which Persians use to spice kebabs. It is a dark maroon spice made from Sumac berries found along the Mediterranean which is different from our poisonous Sumac. The taste is very similar to lemon pepper.

jjswbs2 jjswbs2
Pittsburgh PA
Thu, Aug 18, 2011 23:08
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ideas
There is a salt substitute (I have the Morton brand) that works for some things. I don't like it on everything so you can experiment. Otherwise I agree with many here... try different spices. I like the many varieties of Mrs Dash (esp Italian Seasoning).

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