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Trying to Reduce your Sodium?? Is Your Food Lacking Flavor??

What if you’re struggling to flavor your foods without salt? HERBS! They are low calorie a flavor packed!

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Here are some ideas:

Beef – bay leaf, marjoram, nutmeg, onion, pepper, sage, thyme

Lamb – curry powder, garlic, rosemary, mint

Pork – garlic, onion, sage, pepper, oregano

Veal – bay leaf, curry powder, ginger, marjoram, oregano

Chicken – ginger, marjoram, oregano, paprika, poultry seasoning, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme

Fish – curry powder, dill, dry mustard, lemon juice, marjoram, paprika, pepper

Carrots – cinnamon, cloves, marjoram, nutmeg, rosemary, sage

Corn – cumin, curry powder, onion, paprika, parsley

Green beans – dill, curry powder, lemon juice, marjoram, oregano, tarragon, thyme

Greens – onion, pepper

Peas – ginger, marjoram, onion, parsley, sage

Potatoes – dill, garlic, onion, paprika, parsley, sage

Summer squash – cloves, curry powder, marjoram, nutmeg, rosemary, sage

Winter squash – cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, onion

Tomatoes – basil, bay leaf, dill, marjoram, onion, oregano, parsley, pepper

The spice trade was big business back in the 15th century. In fact, while trying to find alternative routes to the East, European explorers stumbled upon the American continent!

Adapted from: NHLBI (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov)

 

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